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December 01,2011

Learning how the GSA wants to work with contractors using Building Information Models (BIM) will dramatically improve your odds of winning federal...

November 23,2011

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is seeking members for a committee to pursue recognition of its ratings procedures from the...

Obama 3% taxes
November 23,2011

President Obama signed a bill that repeals a law requiring governments to withhold 3% of payments over $10,000 to contractors.

USGBC Green Lab Apps
November 23,2011

The U.S. Green Building Council has released the App Lab, a searchable catalog of third-party apps that are integrated with LEED data.

Stormwater management
November 23,2011

The report, “Rooftops to Rivers II,” provides tips on how cities can use...

New York City green buildings proposal
November 23,2011

New York City will introduce new zoning proposals next month that would make it easier for building owners to add features that will make their...

AGC webinar Davis Bacon compliance webinar
November 18,2011

Webinar to be held in two sessions, Dec. 7 and 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.

IgCC new building standards
November 18,2011

The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) is expected to set a floor for building standards and may create the opportunity for LEED...

OSHA safety fall rule
November 18,2011

The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule requiring employers operating in the residential construction industry to use the same...

Austin sidewalks
November 18,2011

Austin, Texas has proposed building codes that require wider sidewalks and call for buildings to be closer to sidewalks along a 3.5-mile stretch...