Codes and Standards
The city has been operating a downtown dirt parking lot in violation of its own code and the fede...read more
The wood lobby is pushing Canadian provinces to pass “wood first” legislation specifying wood fra...read more
The Environmental Protection Agency published a new rule this month that will require the constru...read more
The Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Policy Alliance has launched a campaign to make the clai...read more
The issue was raised in the wake of a tragic fire at a seniors' residence in L'Isle-Verte.
It provides information to assist with the proper specification and use of pressure-treated South...read more
President Barack Obama would spend $1 billion to “better understand the projected impacts of clim...read more
Two supervisors charged that a lack of adequate code enforcement has led to blight from dilapidat...read more
After a recent successful challenge of the scientific methodology used to redraw the coastal high...read more
Construction contractors and developers in New York state face $3 billion more in costs and 667 m...read more
The Green Building Initiative has released “The Guiding Principles Compliance for New Constructio...read more
Metcalf spent more than $76 million on a military construction project and sued to recoup costs....
The 2015 draft of the Steel Joist Institute’s “Single Joist Standard Specification for K-, LH-, a...read more
The U.S. Green Building Council has introduced “Education @USGBC” a new educational platform....
OSHA’s proposal to postpone the compliance date for crane operator certification by three years w...read more
Among the suggestions were rooftop solar energy systems and cool roofs, which could be encouraged...read more
The Obama Administration wants to boost fuel efficiency of medium- and heavy-duty trucks for mode...read more
Using weather forecasts to predict outdoor temperature changes can lead to significant energy sav...read more
The project is $100 million over budget and has missed its scheduled completion date.
OSHA says the rules will protect workers and prevent 700 fatalities annually. Others say the rule...read more
State and city officials are pushing for increased bonding capacity to pay for the storm shelters...
Freddie Mac will gather data on energy and water use from property owners, and encourage lenders...read more
Sixteen years ago, the Los Angeles City Council decided against requiring retrofits of existing b...read more
Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requi...read more
LEED v4 projects will be the first to experience the new LEED Online platform with streamlined do...read more
The Energy Department has finalized new energy efficiency standards for metal halide lamp fixture...read more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said it would extend the comment period for a p...read more
Using LEED certification as a marketing tool is perceived by developers to be a successful tool,...read more
The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing’s PV Taskforce is releasing the first public d...read more