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December 12,2011

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

Freedom Tower safety
December 01,2011

Since putting in place their Safety Management Systems Tracking Tool three years ago, risk managers for the World Trade Center project in New York...

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.

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...

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...