Some Ontario builders are worried that new building code requirements with stricter energy effici...read more
The Defense Department will not be allowed to use any money to certify its buildings LEED Gold or...read more
More than 6.8 million homes have been weatherized using federal, state, utility, and other funds...read more
On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, including energy and wat...read more
Workers on these projects suffer a 24% increase in falls to lower levels during roof work, which...read more
The FSC program is administered through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)...read more
Block sizes initially were limited to a maximum perimeter of 1,750 feet, with no side of the bloc...read more
The mayor of Allentown, Pa. asked the City Council to repeal a year-old ordinance that forces con...read more
The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC's) LEED certifications for existing buildings standard i...read more
OSHA released new safety videos to offer both employers and workers brief, easy-to-understand edu...read more
President Obama signed a bill that repeals a law requiring governments to withhold 3% of payments...read more
Webinar to be held in two sessions, Dec. 7 and 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.
The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) is expected to set a floor for building standard...read more
The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule requiring employers operating in the r...read more
Austin, Texas has proposed building codes that require wider sidewalks and call for buildings to...read more
Recently introduced legislation, the “High-Performance Federal Buildings Act,” would help federal...read more
The U.S. Senate is set to approve legislation that would eliminate a law requiring federal, state...read more
Boyd R. Zoccola is Chair and Chief Elected Officer of BOMA International. A BOMA member since 199...read more
President Barack Obama signed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act law on Jan. 12.
The House of Representatives has passed the $584.2 billion Defense Authorization Act.
A new coalition of Ontario contractors, construction associations, suppliers and trade unions wil...read more
The Eugene, Ore., City Council recently passed an ordinance aimed at steeply reducing energy cons...read more
The General Services Administration’s construction budget for fiscal year 2015 passed by the Hous...read more
Under the recently revised Assembly Bill 1897, employers would have to pay wages, taxes, and work...read more
The Obama Administration has proposed $1.7 billion for construction, renovation, and repairs to f...read more
The mega development includes 7,800 homes, a retail center, office space, and nearly 350 acres of...read more
Legislation is under review in the Province of Ontario that would mandate timely payments to cont...read more
The Design-Build Efficiency and Jobs Act, a bill pending in the U.S. House of Representatives, wo...read more
Two Ohio state senators have introduced legislation that seeks to ban the use of LE...
Legislation that would require safety training for construction workers on public projects in New...read more