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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.

The projected 506 students will be distributed between three classroom wings, tw
November 06,2014

The design of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School on the site of the 2012 Newtown, Conn., school shooting features enhanced security measures—...

November 06,2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reviewing electrical standards for the construction industry to make sure proper...

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October 30,2014

The U.S. Dept. of Energy will spend $9 million to encourage investments in energy-saving technologies that can be tested and deployed in offices,...

October 30,2014

The Steel Framing Industry Association has launched a certification program to ensure that cold-formed steel connectors meet quality guidelines,...

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October 30,2014

The reorganized document is organized from an engineer’s perspective. The requirements flow more intuitively and have fewer cross-references for...