Codes and Standards
As LEED standards continue to rise, the top level, LEED Platinum, will likely mean net-zero energ...read more
He has been a driving force behind multiple safety-orientated initiatives at Shawmut, including S...read more
A plan to build the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas is among several major build...read more
The federal government is especially focused on renting LEED-certified spaces.
The New York Port Authority and the city’s fire and building departments are investigating an acc...read more
After March 1, all building plans in Virginia must adhere to the 2009 code that was adopted a yea...read more
One thing that could pave the way toward private flood insurance would be NFIP reforms, like requ...read more
The improved communication, coordination, and collaboration afforded by BIM implementation have a...read more
This third draft of LEED has been refined to address technical stringency and rigor, measurement...read more
The new portal offers a clean look with minimal clutter to make it easier to find the technical i...read more
Ensure that small business goals take into consideration actual small business capacity in releva...read more
Design or construction problems likely contributed to the collapses, according to city officials....
USGBC says that LEED's strength comes from its continuous evolution.
17 short videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on the job.
Unions have learned to help employers win contracts with bids made competitive through good safet...read more
White paper was written with the sole purpose of providing accurate, reliable information about c...read more
Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...read more
The bill is similar to a White House planto cut $8 billion worth of building costs by the end of...read more
Easier to design roof cladding that can withstand winds in a given area.
This case study will focus on strategies used to save the client money, achieve certification, an...read more
Much of that growth will be in the European Union, where near-zero energy buildings are mandated...read more
A fine for a violation that once cost between $750 and $1,200 now runs $7,000 or more per inciden...read more
Leaders of California cities had been trying to fashion a compromise with lawmakers after the sta...read more
The group will develop a low-cost seismic retrofit model that would benefit aging brick-and-morta...read more
The challenge has about $4 billion in federal and private-sector funds, which it will use for bui...read more
The consultants offer confidential, non-punitive advice.
The disagreement was over whether the prisoners should have been paid prevailing wage for their b...read more
These developments demonstrate the dynamic nature of the market and the continued need for develo...read more
Contractors will need to be on the lookout for policies such as the Contractor Accountability for...read more
“The biggest problem is getting our workers to use the equipment,” says Michael J. Florio, execut...read more