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on November 26,2014

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

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on November 20,2014

An independent review panel of military specialists met with healthcare leaders Nov. 12 to consider whether construction standards for medical centers should be strengthened to align with industry best practices.

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on November 20,2014

The new standard contract provides a contractual vehicle for owners to save significant money from operation and maintenance costs regarding energy performance.

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