Codes and Standards

April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Florida ranks highest among 18 hurricane-region states for building codes and their enforcement,...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

An AIA official calls the new International Green Construction Code (IgCC) a “game changer” for s...

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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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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

New energy codes could add thousands of dollars to the construction costs of each individual apar...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Green Building Council’s updated LEED 2012 standards will require two systems to be mode...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This seminar will review recent changes in North America energy codes, examples of building enclo...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A magnitude-7.4 earthquake that shook Mexico from Mexico City to Acapulco damaged hundreds of hom...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Chicago City Council’s Zoning Committee approved a zoning change that will allow up to 50% of...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Last year, developers of 23,000 U.S. multifamily housing units applied for LEED certification....

March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

According to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the third draft of LEED 2012, if approved as w...

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March 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A California appellate court ruled that an insurance broker did not have a duty to inform a subco...

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March 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Bloomberg administration is considering letting operators of giant tower cranes get their lic...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new 2010 code establishes minimum design and construction requirements to protect buildings f...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Macomb, Illinois aldermen voted to recommend that the city not adopt 2012 international building...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

With thousands of New York City rental units posing potential dangers to tenants, city advocates...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Last year, only 5% of federal contract dollars went to small disadvantaged businesses. Constructi...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two American Society of Safety Engi...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Two University of Toronto engineers have developed “viscoelastic-energy-dissipating dampers” to r...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A March 22 webinar will provide an overview of a 28-step process during the design of a building...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A federal rule meant to protect the lungs of workers has been caught in bureaucratic purgatory fo...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Several key changes are proposed for the LEED-...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A new study by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the University of Michigan’s Taubman C...

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March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A bill in the California Assembly would allow the state to pool together property owners’ energy-...

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March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

There are many other recognized national, state and local programs that offer a variety of best m...

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March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Regulators with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration and the city of Cincinnati ar...

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March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has now finalized its 2012 construction general pe...

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March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

As LEED standards continue to rise, the top level, LEED Platinum, will likely mean net-zero energ...

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Shaun Carvalho
February 29, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

He has been a driving force behind multiple safety-orientated initiatives at Shawmut, including S...

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