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on July 16,2014

The General Services Administration’s Net-Zero Energy Task Group is working on a draft letter with clear goals and guidance for net-zero energy buildings by this September.

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on July 01,2014

The National Performance Based Design Guide, based on research and development supported by the Science & Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security and the Public Buildings Service of the General Services Administration, is now available.

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on June 30,2014

New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 million are being completed through design-build project delivery. 

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on January 09,2014 in Feature

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