Codes and Standards

January 04, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

The 13-floor, 415,000 sf La Jolla Commons II office tower in San Diego will be the largest buildi...

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January 04, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

One Angel Square in Manchester, England, is the highest scoring outstanding building for the Buil...

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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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January 02, 2013 |

The Pentagon has eliminated the stringent real estate leasing standards it put into place followi...

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January 02, 2013 |

Google has contributed a $3 million grant to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to help tran...

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January 02, 2013 |

Nantes has a strong commitment to address challenges such as urban sprawl and carbon dioxide emis...

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January 02, 2013 |

A legally mandated report that tracks the energy use of New York City's largest buildings provide...

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January 02, 2013 |

The New Jersey legislature is considering a bill that would require installation of green or blue...

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December 21, 2012 |

The American Institute of Architects released...

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December 21, 2012 |

A 120-million sf urban development in China will be designed according to high green standards fo...

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December 21, 2012 |

The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) urges professionals to avoid using chemicals a...

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December 21, 2012 |

The Lake Nona campus of Valencia College in Florida shifted its sustainability standard to Green...

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December 21, 2012 |

On average, green schools use 33% less energy and 32% less water than their conventional counterp...

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December 14, 2012 |

A new set of Global Alternative Compliance Paths, or Global ACPs, are now available for all comme...

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December 14, 2012 |

Tokyo city officials calculate that its Green Building Program reduced energy consumption by 20%...

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December 14, 2012 |

Ecologically-sustainable building practices, or “green labels,” will now be included on official...

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December 14, 2012 |

The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled in 182 Tenth, LLC v. Manhattan Construction Company t...

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December 14, 2012 |

The District of Columbia has released a revised set of building codes to make it a leader in gree...

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December 14, 2012 |

Insurance Service Office, Inc. (ISO) recently analyzed building codes and enforcement and found t...

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December 14, 2012 |

New York City lags behind other large cities in recycling with only 15% of residential trash bein...

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December 14, 2012 |

In November, the construction industry shed 20,000 jobs and its unemployment rate reached 12.2%,...

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December 14, 2012 |

More than 150 industry professionals will discuss the development of regulatory and legislative a...

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December 04, 2012 |

A roofing worker from Cortland County, N.Y., has been awarded $2 million in damages due to the in...

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December 04, 2012 |

The mayor of San Jose, Calif., plans to issue new construction permits worth an estimated $1 bill...

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December 04, 2012 |

The Construction Specification Institute’s sustainability practice group is offering a webinar No...

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December 04, 2012 |

The U.S. Green Building Council expects to substantially revise LEED next year, requiring builder...

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December 04, 2012 |

The ANSI/BIFMA e3-2012 Furniture Sustainability Standard now includes an additional point for fur...

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December 04, 2012 |

Voters passed fewer ballot measures related to construction projects this year than they did in 2...

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December 04, 2012 |

More than half of the respondents to a survey of members of the Green Building Council in 62 coun...

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December 04, 2012 |

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the newly developed safety and perf...

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December 04, 2012 |

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has published QAG-2-12, Voluntary...

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