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December 22,2011

More than 6.8 million homes have been weatherized using federal, state, utility, and other funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...

December 22,2011

A collaboration among Georgia Tech’s Digital Building Lab, the Precast Concrete Institute, the American Concrete Institute, and the American...

IgCC new building standards
December 22,2011

The 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) includes a straightforward approach to minimum thermal requirements for roof and wall...

AGC webinar Davis Bacon compliance webinar
December 22,2011

The Associated General Contractors of America’s national meeting for safety and health professionals will take place Jan. 11-13, 2012 in San...

New York City sustainable construction
December 22,2011

New zoning regulation proposals to make it easier for building owners in New York City to make their structures more sustainable have entered the...

On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, includi
December 15,2011

On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, including energy and water savings.

LEED solar PVs construction worker risks
December 15,2011

Workers on these projects suffer a 24% increase in falls to lower levels during roof work, which researchers attributed to the installation of...

Maine governor Paul LePage.
December 15,2011

The FSC program is administered through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and requires wood to be harvested in a...

December 15,2011

Block sizes initially were limited to a maximum perimeter of 1,750 feet, with no side of the block being longer than 500 feet.

December 15,2011

The mayor of Allentown, Pa. asked the City Council to repeal a year-old ordinance that forces contractors to hire union workers for large city...