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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...

December 13,2011

The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC's) LEED certifications for existing buildings standard is outpacing LEED for new buildings for the first...

OSHA safety videos
December 01,2011

OSHA released new safety videos to offer both employers and workers brief, easy-to-understand education about construction safety.

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.

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...