Codes and Standards

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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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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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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September 14, 2012 |

The Related Companies has won wage-cutting agreements with four dozen construction unions in its...

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September 14, 2012 |

Business and labor groups have combined forces to push for a change to California's Environmental...

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September 14, 2012 |

Remarking on the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, which devastated south Florida;...

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September 14, 2012 |

Texas has the most diverse weather risk in the country, with exposure to nine different types of...

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August 30, 2012 |

The new rule will streamline OSHA’s standards by eliminating the separate cranes and derricks sta...

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August 30, 2012 |

This action may foreshadow federal spending cuts scheduled for year's end if Congress takes no ac...

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August 30, 2012 |

The CRRC-1 standard covers specimen preparation and test methods for measuring the initial and ag...

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August 30, 2012 |

About 7 billion more sf of commercial space is expected in the pipeline.

August 30, 2012 |

Currently, LEED green building standards only accept timber products certified by the Forest Stew...

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August 10, 2012 |

The Minnesota state Court of Appeals rejected St. Paul's attempt to adopt a policy on egress wind...

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August 10, 2012 |

A blaze that destroyed a 197-unit apartment building in St. Louis, Mo., displacing 250 residents,...

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August 10, 2012 |

It is important for businesses to understand that an existing ramp at a building entrance may not...

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August 10, 2012 |

Construction professionals will be able to take a wide range of mandatory and optional safety tra...

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August 10, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The town of Greensburg, Kan., virtually destroyed by a tornado in 2007, decided to rebuild 13 pub...

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August 02, 2012 |

After charges filed against Bovis Lend Lease in April led to an admission of guilt and $56 millio...

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August 02, 2012 |

A Clark County, Nevada district court judge ruled that the unfinished Harmon Hotel at CityCenter,...

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August 02, 2012 |

A new report by the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council highlights four...

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August 02, 2012 |

A two-day summit focused on green building in the affordable housing market will be held Nov. 13...

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