Codes and Standards
A compilation of building codes and standards news, trends, products and business best practices for US builders and remodelers.
EPA looking to control small bodies of water; OSHA moving against combustible dust
Crackdown on employee misclassification will continue, Labor official says
Federal and state agencies are continuing to combine efforts to fight misclassification of workers as independent contractors or overtime-exempt employees
New proposed updates from the International Code Council to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) would increase energy efficiency in new homes and commercial buildings by about 15%.
UMass-Boston's Bevington: 'Financing alternatives crucial to energy-efficiency upgrades'
Successful energy efficiency programs in Asia provide alternatives that could be far reaching.