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November 20,2014

An independent review panel of military specialists met with healthcare leaders Nov. 12 to consider whether construction standards for medical...

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November 20,2014

The new standard contract provides a contractual vehicle for owners to save significant money from operation and maintenance costs regarding...

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November 20,2014

The zoning policy shift could produce the biggest transformation of North New Jersey’s downtowns since the arrival of malls pulled shoppers away...

November 20,2014

The American Wood Council's 2015 “Wood-Frame Construction Manual for One- and Two-Family Dwellings” (WFCM ) has been approved as an American...

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November 17,2014

This document provides a guide for manufacturers, architects/specifiers, contractors, and building owners for specifying types of systems and...

525kW BIPV CoolPly commercial roofing system which provides clean energy to the
November 17,2014

National Roofing Contractors Association has released LEED v4: Roofing-related Provisions, a document that examines the roofing-related provisions...

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November 14,2014

The U.S Army's ambitious net-zero initiative has had several successful pilot trials, and planners are prepared to expand the nine-part...

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November 14,2014

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson is today focused on making new construction in China more energy efficient by working with leaders to...

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November 14,2014

California’s comprehensive new water use plan makes conservation a priority, reinforcing a 2009 plan to reduce statewide per capita water...

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November 06,2014

Demountable structural steel assemblies would be a greener way to make use of steel in the construction industry than recycling.