Codes and Standards

July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Environmental Protection Agency continues to develop new stormwater regulations that are expe...

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July 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Some cities are deliberately discouraging construction of new parking spaces by allowing the cons...

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This webinar explores bathroom design trends in multifamily and commercial applications and offers solutions to design challenges such as meeting accessibility guidelines and complying with codes. Click here to view the webinar now!

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An amendment to a Michigan appropriations budget authorizes an increase in state debt to pay for...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Skanska USA resigned from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over the Chamber’s decision to support the...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A plan to build pre-fab apartment buildings at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been challen...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) of the American Chemistry Council announced its support of the Spr...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Green Building Council has added several new LEED pilot credits to the...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a new national emphasis pr...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) passed a slate of sustainability resolutions that renew its...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The unemployment rate in the construction sector in May was the lowest it has been in five years,...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Regulatory bodies have proposed changes in how leased equipment is treated on a corporate balance...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

California lawmakers introduced new legislation that would cut off state construction funds from...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Underestimating thermal bridging can greatly undermine a building’s performance contributing to h...

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June 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff
June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

More than 90% of New York City schools have at least one outstanding building code violation. Loo...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Success in constructing net-zero homes in the Northwest has sparked debate over how far green cod...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Minnesota Legislature approved tax breaks worth $250 million for a $1.5 billion project that...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says it will propose to extend the compl...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

As New York, New Jersey and other states hit hard during Superstorm Sandy begin their long road t...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A $2.7 billion state bond package that would have financed expansion projects at more than a half...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the Insurance Institute for Business...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A proposed bill before the Las Vegas City Council would allow any building built before 2009 unde...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new analysis of federal data shows that the U.S. buildings sector has made enormous strides in...

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