Codes and Standards
The new 2010 code establishes minimum design and construction requirements to protect buildings f...read more
Macomb, Illinois aldermen voted to recommend that the city not adopt 2012 international building...read more
With thousands of New York City rental units posing potential dangers to tenants, city advocates...read more
Last year, only 5% of federal contract dollars went to small disadvantaged businesses. Constructi...read more
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two American Society of Safety Engi...read more
Two University of Toronto engineers have developed “viscoelastic-energy-dissipating dampers” to r...read more
A March 22 webinar will provide an overview of a 28-step process during the design of a building...read more
A federal rule meant to protect the lungs of workers has been caught in bureaucratic purgatory fo...read more
Several key changes are proposed for the LEED-...read more
A new study by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the University of Michigan’s Taubman C...read more
A bill in the California Assembly would allow the state to pool together property owners’ energy-...read more
There are many other recognized national, state and local programs that offer a variety of best m...read more
Regulators with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration and the city of Cincinnati ar...read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has now finalized its 2012 construction general pe...read more
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