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NZ Conference Aimed at Changing Construc…

An international conference hosted by the New Zealand Institute of Building will address the ways to improve the speed and cost of construction to avoid “strangling off its demand.” So...

Boston Among Cities Highlighted in Build…

A report from the World Resources Institute, "Accelerating Building Efficiency — 8 Actions for Urban Leaders," highlights ways local governments can help foster the construction of high efficiency buildings. So reports...

Seattle Enjoys Building Boon with More C…

A record number of buildings are under construction in Seattle since the city’s Downtown Seattle Association began keeping track in 2005. So reports The Seattle Times.

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An international conference hosted by the New Zealand Institute of Building will address the ways to improve the speed and cost of construction to avoid “strangling off its demand.” So reports Stuff.

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A report from the World Resources Institute, "Accelerating Building Efficiency — 8 Actions for Urban Leaders," highlights ways local governments can help foster the construction of high efficiency buildings. So reports Green Biz.

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A record number of buildings are under construction in Seattle since the city’s Downtown Seattle Association began keeping track in 2005. So reports The Seattle Times.

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Apartment building developers across the country are competing to find skilled construction workers. So reports National Real Estate Developer.

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U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake last week introduced a bill he said will create a level playing field for government contractors by requiring neutrality with respect to Project Labor Agreements, which were highly encouraged by the Obama Administration.

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Integrated System for Residential Builde…

Residential builders looking for a comprehensive and integrative software system to manage building projects would do well to look at BuildTopia.

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Housing Starts Dip, Builder Confidence C…

A recent report from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development indicates seasonally adjusted national housing starts dipped 5.8% from July to August. However, August’s...

Labor

AIA Reports Diversity Lacking: Women …

According to new report produced by The American Institute of Architects, “Diversity in the Profession of Architecture,” women and minorities feel underrepresented, overworked and poorly compensated in their chose profession.

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Occupational Exposure to Cobalt a Health…

In the 14th edition of the Report on Carcinogens, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2016) identified several new compounds that pose occupational health risks. Among them are...

Environment

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Announces …

North Carolina-based Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) has announced new sustainability initiatives for its United States locations, promoting alternative energy usage as part of its ongoing initiatives toward...

Green Construction

From Army Barracks to a Net-Zero Farmhou…

This Old House, the beloved home magazine, revealed its “2016 Idea House” in the September 2016 issue.

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NZ Conference Aimed at Changing Construc…

An international conference hosted by the New Zealand Institute of Building will address the ways to improve the speed and cost of construction to avoid “strangling off its demand.” So...

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