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OSHA Advisory Committee On Construction Safety And Health Seeks Nominations

Silhouette of a Builder Working on a Building Site.

OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health is accepting nominations for six new members to serve on the 15-member committee.

Students Benefit From One Of World’s Only Living Buildings


A net zero energy, net zero water, and carbon neutral education center that meets the Living Building Challenge™ has been built on the banks of the Potomac River in Maryland.

NIBS Developing New Building Information Modeling Guideline


The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) is kicking off development of a new guideline to help building owners, their design teams, and facility managers use building information modeling (BIM) during the building design, construction, and operations process.

Facility Executive | September/October 2015 Issue


This issue takes a comprehensive look at sustainable facilities, including green cleaning, water management, LEED certification, and energy efficiency. Plus, wireless technology and security.