Legislative

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today applauded Reps. David McKinley (R-W.Va.) and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) for reintroducing the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness (ESIC) Act.

The U.S. House has passed a resolution that would block OSHA’s Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness.

The Baltimore City Fire Department recently placed an SBCA member on their 'Fire Watch' program. The Fire Department informed the company they would either have to install a sprinkler system or cease using the building.

A large fire at a Maplewood, New Jersey, apartment complex nearing completion has reignited controversy over the use of conventional light-frame construction.

Two identical bills were recently introduced in the State of Maryland that seek to severely curtail the use of conventional light-frame construction in multifamily and light-commercial buildings.

A bill (HB 1124) has been introduced in the Indiana House that would require builders to single out truss construction when they apply for a building permit.

Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) have reintroduced the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, better known as Portman-Shaheen.

U.S. President Donald Trump met with a dozen prominent American manufacturers at the White House on Monday, promising them he would slash regulations and cut corporate taxes.

Local governments closed out 2016 with a flurry of major energy efficiency measures that will drive significant energy performance improvements and provide models for other city action across the country.

Rick Perry’s path to becoming Energy secretary appears clear, as he avoided any major missteps at his confirmation hearing Thursday while attracting some Democratic support.