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Use Of Building Codes On The Rise Across The Country

Using current codes demonstrates commitment to safety and savings; 32 states have updated to the 2012 I-Codes at the state or local... [...]

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Construction Employment Down By 16K Jobs

Industry added 122,000 jobs during past 12 months, but public sector and certain nonresidential construction sectors remain... [...]

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OSHA Extends Comment Period On Proposed Workplace Injuries And Illnesses Reporting

OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and... [...]

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What’s the Future Of Green Buildings In 2014? Industry Leader Offers Top 10 Megatrends

Green building consultant, speaker and author, Jerry Yudelson has announced his annual list of major green building trends that will affect the industry in 2014 and... [...]

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ISSA Engages GSA On Federal Strategic Sourcing

While ISSA supports strategic sourcing, it is opposed to implementing it in a manner that would have an unreasonably burdensome economic impact on the JanSan community and the private sector... [...]

AAAS Earns LEED® Platinum Certification

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) awarded one of 11 Platinum recertifications... [...]

Group Announces Support Of The Green Hippocratic Oath

The nonprofit Renewable Cleaning group has announced its support of The Green Hippocratic Oath – Renewable Cleaning... [...]

IFMA Named A Top Workplace By Houston Chronicle

Overall workplace satisfaction in the new location is 80%, a significant increase from the previous location.... [...]

DBIA Honors Michael C. Loulakis With Lifetime Achievement Award

Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award is DBIA's highest... [...]

AHRI Launches Certification Programs: Variable Frequency Drives And Datacom Cooling

These new programs have been introduced in order to meet increasing demand for independent performance verification for VFDs and datacom cooling... [...]