Design or construction problems likely contributed to the collapses, according to city officials....
USGBC says that LEED's strength comes from its continuous evolution.
Unions have learned to help employers win contracts with bids made competitive through good safet...read more
Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...read more
The bill is similar to a White House planto cut $8 billion worth of building costs by the end of...read more
This case study will focus on strategies used to save the client money, achieve certification, an...read more
Much of that growth will be in the European Union, where near-zero energy buildings are mandated...read more
The group will develop a low-cost seismic retrofit model that would benefit aging brick-and-morta...read more
These developments demonstrate the dynamic nature of the market and the continued need for develo...read more
Contractors will need to be on the lookout for policies such as the Contractor Accountability for...read more
“The biggest problem is getting our workers to use the equipment,” says Michael J. Florio, execut...read more
Once seen as a cost burden, building to LEED standards is now an "easy call," according to Dan Pr...read more
GreenStep Cities, a Minnesota initiative, was designed to provide greater recognition to the stat...read more
Some changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act go into effect beginning March 15, 2012.
The 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) includes a straightforward approach to mini...read more
A collaboration among Georgia Tech’s Digital Building Lab, the Precast Concrete Institute, the Am...read more
On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, including energy and wat...read more
Workers on these projects suffer a 24% increase in falls to lower levels during roof work, which...read more
The FSC program is administered through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)...read more
Block sizes initially were limited to a maximum perimeter of 1,750 feet, with no side of the bloc...read more
The mayor of Allentown, Pa. asked the City Council to repeal a year-old ordinance that forces con...read more
The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC's) LEED certifications for existing buildings standard i...read more
Since putting in place their Safety Management Systems Tracking Tool three years ago, risk manage...read more
OSHA released new safety videos to offer both employers and workers brief, easy-to-understand edu...read more
Learning how the GSA wants to work with contractors using Building Information Models (BIM) will...read more
The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is seeking members for a committee to pursue reco...read more
President Obama signed a bill that repeals a law requiring governments to withhold 3% of payments...read more
The U.S. Green Building Council has released the App Lab, a searchable catalog of third-party app...read more
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