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on November 20,2014

The Department of Defense is reviewing construction standards with the goal of building more "world class" military medical centers like Walter Reed.

on November 20,2014

ConsensusDocs has released the 820 Owner and Commissioning Authority Agreement. The new standard contract provides a contractual vehicle for owners to save significant money from operation and maintenance costs regarding energy performance.

on 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 National Standard by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

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on January 09,2014 in Feature

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