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The ICC theme for 2017 Building Safety Month, celebrated in May, is Code Officials: Partners in Community Safety and Economic Growth.
Paya Lebar Quarter is the city’s first project to register for the new global building standard focused on occupant well-being and productivity.
The National BIM Guide for Owners provides building owners with an approach, from their own profession’s standpoint, to create and fulfill building information modeling requirements for a typical project.
Feedback from industry professionals and other interested parties is welcome, and a webinar offers an opportunity to learn more.
Recommended practices promote workplace safety and health programs in construction; comments on changes in the agency’s standards are now due Jan. 4.
OSHA has issued a final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements.
Uniform requirements for power-operated and revolving doors make it easier to compare the environmental impact of products.
OSHA seeks to amend its current respiratory protection standard to add two additional fit-testing protocols.
With a focus on global facility management, IFMA's president and CEO, Tony Keane, and RICS' CEO, Sean Tompkins, have released this open letter to the industry.
OSHA is seeking information on the safe access and egress of vessels, buildings, and other structures in shipyard employment; use of fall and falling object protection; and erection, use, and dismantling of scaffolding systems.
Manufacturers continue to advance the hand dryer industry by initiating the PCR Process with UL Environment, setting global industry standards for hand dryer environmental performance.
The new standard will make it easier for buyers to identify green insulation products that work and protect human as well as environmental health.
The new material, which covers Chapter 5 of the standards, features an animation and technical bulletins on accessible parking and passenger loading zones, and includes a technical bulletin on stairways.
Building on past outreach, ASHRAE and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, committing them to working together in a variety of built environment areas.
New energy efficiency standards issued for rooftop air conditioners and heat pumps represent the largest energy and pollution savings of any rule ever issued by the Department of Energy.
Do current building codes adequately reflect knowledge gained from experience with recent storms and are the codes changing fast enough?
By Lisa Stanley 2015 has seen significant consolidation in the real estate service provider and software sectors serving the corporate real estate market. CBRE has...
A recent public review of the Facility Smart Grid Information Model (FSGIM), is bringing homes, offices, factories, and other buildings significantly closer to becoming full partners in supporting and managing the electric grid.