Codes and Standards

October 18, 2012 |

About $2 billion worth of construction and design projects would be eliminated if scheduled feder...

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October 18, 2012 |

Universal Contracting LLC of American Fork, Utah, has filed suit challenging the constitutionalit...

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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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October 18, 2012 |

Princeton, N.J. residents criticized proposed legislation that would exempt private colleges and...

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October 11, 2012 |

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is launching an alternative dispute reso...

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October 11, 2012 |

The Commercial Building Modernization Act recently introduced in the Senate would extend and stre...

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October 11, 2012 |

The town of Morristown, N.Y., has dropped charges of building code violations against local Amish...

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October 11, 2012 |

The city council of Mesquite, Nev., voted against adopting a new energy efficiency code adopted b...

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October 11, 2012 |

The borough of Bloomingdale, N.J., recently adopted regulations for solar-energy and wind energy...

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October 04, 2012 |

A bill to extend the expired residential energy efficiency tax credit for installing qualified fu...

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October 04, 2012 |

A free online tool can calculate the amount of energy savings from installation of a green roof....

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October 04, 2012 |

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enhanced its variances Web page to impro...

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October 04, 2012 |

The Society of Environmentally Responsible Facilities (SERF), a Chicago-based environmental build...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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September 28, 2012 |

Sequestration, or the implementation of automatic budget cuts as of January 2013, would slash gov...

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September 28, 2012 |

There were 721 construction-workplace deaths in 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics...

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September 28, 2012 |

Investment in data centers built to green standards will increase from the $17.1 billion predicte...

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September 28, 2012 |

The California Air Resources Board made changes to a rule limiting off-road diesel emissions that...

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September 20, 2012 |

After a Suffolk County grand jury recommended stiffer fines for illegal demolitions, Smithtown, N...

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September 20, 2012 |

The Associated General Contractors of America will continue to provide fall protection safety tra...

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September 20, 2012 |

The unauthorized construction of a fifth-floor penthouse on a downtown East Lansing, Mich. mixed-...

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September 20, 2012 |

Green standards may have to take into account the impact of reflective roofs on rainfall in the d...

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September 20, 2012 |

Earth Advantage Institute announced a new green building certification aimed at new or substantia...

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September 17, 2012 |

ASTM International and NTA, Inc. are developing a new standard for Structural Insulated Panels (S...

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September 17, 2012 |

As more urban mixed-use and residential developments aim to encourage residents to walk and use m...

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September 17, 2012 |

One worker was killed after he and others plunged 40 feet through an unfinished upscale Brooklyn...

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September 17, 2012 |

NRCA University will offer a class called “Photovoltaic Roof Systems: Energizing Your Business” O...

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September 17, 2012 |

The relatively little damage from a 7.6 earthquake was due in large part to strict building codes...

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September 17, 2012 |

“One of the most effective ways to greatly increase a building’s strength and safety during hurri...

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September 14, 2012 |

Construction would stop downtown for six months while Lorain, Ohio officials consider a developme...

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