Marketing Certification Program for Construction

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) announces the availability of a new and exciting marketing certification program: the Certified Construction Marketing Professional (CCMP) Program. For more information, read about the marketing certification program for construction.

The First BREEAM USA Certification

Green Building Law Update

million square foot shopping mall located in Thousand Oaks, California, owned by Macerich is the first project achieve certification under the new BREEAM In-Use program for existing buildings. based LEED certification consultancy headed by Barry Giles. The Oaks, a 1.3

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Revocation of LEED Certification

Green Building Law Update

Revocation of LEED Certification is the title of the largest section within the U.S. Green Building Council’s Guide to LEED Certification: Commercial. And one of the most common questions by owners considering LEED certification is, does USGBC revoke certification?

Why Certification Standards Matter

ENR Construction

Many associations and other groups offer a wide variety of training and credentialing programs under a confusing canopy of terms, including self-certification, certificate, micro-credential, accreditation and other designations

Uponor Annex achieves LEED Gold certification

Constructor Magazine

and PCL Construction have announced that the North American Uponor Headquarters Annex manufacturing facility has achieved LEED Gold certification, through the United States Green Building Council Minnesota Uponor, Inc.


The Constructor

What is LEED certification? In the United States and in a number of other countries around the world, LEED certification is the recognized standard. Building Technology Buildings Green Buildings Green LEED LEED Certification Sustainable Building

Army Abandons LEED Certification

Green Building Law Update

Instead, the Department of Defense is going to simultaneously require compliance with its green building code and with LEED certification. The Army is abandoning LEED certification. Less than one month later, the Army has announced it is abandoning LEED certification.

BIM Certification by AGC

Collaborative Construction

The topic of BIM Certification has reared its head in a number of conversations I've had with clients recently. It looks like the AGC is aggressively responding to the market with an examination titled, "Certificate of Management - Building information Management" that you can sign up and take for around $500.

Who Should Take the Safety Certification Test?

ENR Construction

The certification exam is open to all transportation project workers, supervisors, foremen, managers, designers, planners, owners, equipment operators, manufacturers and materials suppliers who meet the eligibility requirements

Designing healthier buildings: Fitwel certification system


According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average American spends 93% of their life indoors.

CLCA Water Management Certification Program Receives National Recognition

Green Industry Professionals

Green industry professionals earn certification by passing a written exam and a year-long performance test

ASSE offers infection control training, certification at annual meeting

Constructor Magazine

ASSE 12000 infection control certification is intended for plumbers, pipefitters, sprinkler fitters, HVAC technicians, demolition laborers and mechanical systems workers

FTC Warning about Green Certification Seals

Green Building Law Update

Three weeks ago the Federal Trade Commission sent warning letters to 5 providers of environmental certification seals and 32 businesses using those green seals, alerting them to the Agency’s concerns that the seals could be considered deceptive in violation of federal law. The Green Guides provide businesses with detailed information about how to make non-deceptive environmental marketing claims, including through environmental certifications and seals of approval.

Hydronic certification becomes reality

Constructor Magazine

Many years ago, the Radiant Panel Association, predecessor of the Radiant Professionals Alliance, developed the first certification program for radiant installers and designers.

OSHA issues extension for compliance with crane operator certification requirements


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to extend the employer's responsibility to ensure crane operator competency and enforcement for crane operator certification to Nov.

Job Order Contracting Certification Course

Building Information Management

ACE Job Order Contracting (JOC) Certificate Program. The ACE Job Order Contracting (JOC) Certificate Program is an. receiving their JOC Professional Certification upon completion. of the program and the passing of the Certification exam. A certificate of completion will be awarded for successful completion. Register Online: Mondays, 4:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Tandomloc Earns Quality Management Certification

Construction Equipment

OSHA Extends Crane Operator Certification Deadline to 2018

Construction Equipment

OSHA has published a new Final Rule in the November 9 edition of the Federal Register - Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Certification Extension - giving one more year for crane operators to become certified and employers to ensure their operators are competent.


OSHA to Extend Crane Certification Deadline

Construction Equipment

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to extend the employer's responsibility


NCARB streamlines path to certification for architects


The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has launched the first phase of its revised certification path for architects without a degree from a program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).

OSHA Extends Crane-Operator Certification Deadline Again

ENR Construction

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has re-extended the compliance date for a regulation setting new standards for certifying crane operators


The Safety Blog

OSHA recently announced that it would extend deadline for implementing its crane operator certification rule requiring employers to ensure that crane operators are certified until November 10, 2017. Certification by an independent nationally accredited testing organization. Inputs from concerned parties indicated that the proposed certifications wouldn’t guarantee that crane operators could operate their equipment safely at a construction site.


One World Trade Center officially awarded LEED Gold certification


One World Trade Center has officially become one of the largest buildings in the world to receive LEED Gold certification, and is the tallest LEED certified building in the Western Hemisphere

Job Order Contracting – JOC – Certification Program

Building Information Management

Job Order Contracting Certification Program. The industry’s official JOC Certification program became official in October 2015 and will launch in 2016. Exciting news!

NCARB launches second alternative path to architect certification


The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has launched the second phase of its revised certification path for architects without a degree from an accredited program.

Certificates of Substantial Completion - Video

Construction Lawyer Blog

discusses certificates of substantial completion and why they are important. We have posted a new video on our Youtube channel. Werner Sabo, FAIA, Esq., contracts videos

New credentialing portal gives vets pipefitting certification

Constructor Magazine

NCCER has released the first of its kind military credentialing portal on November 11, 2016. read more. Training Opportunities

NATE Changes Certification Program

Constructor Magazine

North American Technician Excellence announced major changes to its certification program for HVACR technicians. read more. Best Practices

La Jolla Home Receives LEED Platinum Certification

Jetson Green

The La Jolla, CA home of Jill and Jack Nooren recently received the highest LEED certification awarded to homes, LEED Platinum. Related Articles on Portland’s Pearl Place II Receives LEED Platinum Certification.

Earthship Farmstead Receives Passive House Certification

Jetson Green

Recently, Earthship Farmstead received Passive House certification and is gathering data toward LEED Platinum certification.

National Asphalt Pavement Association Endorses Transportation Project Safety Certification Program

Construction Equipment

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has endorsed the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals (SCTPP) program and plans to urge its member firms and their employees to earn the credential beginning this year.

Windows That Help with LEED Certification

Jetson Green

For this article I want to focus on how Marvin windows contribute towards a home’s efficiency and LEED certification. Windows and LEED Certification. This is the third installment in our series called Energy-Efficient Windows 101 made possible by Marvin Windows and Doors.

First Building to Receive the Passive House Premium Certification

Jetson Green

The Passive House certification is hard to get, and this is especially true for the Passive House Premium certification. The latter is a new level of certification and was introduced in early 2015.

Daimler Trucks North America awarded prestigious LEED Platinum Certification

Constructor Magazine

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced today that it has been awarded LEED Platinum Certification for its new Corporate Headquarters building in Portland, Oregon.

New LEED for Cities, LEED for Communities pilot certifications unveiled


Green Building Council released two new pilot certifications , LEED for Cities and LEED for Communities, last month. The certifications call for a community or a city to set goals, and implement strategies to support the goals. The U.S. The city or community then shares performance data to measure and track progress toward those goals

RPA, Taco Inc. to offer training and certification program for hydronic heating and cooling installers

Constructor Magazine

to provide the first-ever RPA training and ASSE certification program for hydronic heating and cooling installers. The Radiant Professionals Alliance is pleased to announce a partnership with Taco Inc.

OSHA Seeking to Extend Crane Operator Certification Deadline

Construction Equipment

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to extend the employer's responsibility