More stories about Legislation

  • Study Reports Better Buildings Initiative Would Add 114,000 Jobs

    The Better Buildings Initiative, which looks to increase buildings’ energy efficiency while adding construction jobs, would add more than 114,000 new jobs according to a recent analysis.

  • May Legislative Update

    A roundup of local, state, and federal legislation and government news affecting green home building.

  • Maryland Adopts International Green Construction Code

    Gov. Martin O’Malley signed the state’s adoption of the IGCC into law, enabling all local governments in the state to adopt the code.

  • April Legislative Update

    A roundup of local, state, and federal legislation and government news affecting green home building.

  • QBS Under Attack

    Reevaluating Qualifications-Based Selection systems in an age of cost cutting

  • AIA Reiterates Top Five Energy Efficiency Proposals

    Responding to President Barack Obama's proposal for increasing the nation's energy security, the AIA reiterates its top five energy conservation legislative priorities.

  • March Legislative Update

    A roundup of local, state, and federal legislation and government news affecting green home building.

  • February Legislative Update

    A roundup of local, state, and federal legislation and government news affecting green home building.

  • President Obama Announces "Better Buildings Initiative"

    Continuing his push for innovation, the President outlines a focus on energy-efficient buildings.

  • Dealer Groups Help Launch Product Verification Program

    A group of regional building material supplier associations have joined with a product testing and certification company to launch the Claim Check Verification Program, an independent program designed to assure that manufacturers can back up their product claims.