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December 12,2014

The company aims to build 100 new DD Green-certified restaurants by the end of 2016.

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December 04,2014

Recent airport designs are bigger and much more efficient, based on a look at recent projects in Mexico City, London, and China.

December 04,2014

A coalition of trade groups is sponsoring continued analysis of a reroofing project at the Onondaga County Correctional Facility in Jamesville,...

November 26,2014

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) and ASTM International have developed Product Category Rules (PCR) for asphalt roofing in...

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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...

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...