Viewpoint Earns Additional SOC Certifications


New SOC 1, Type II and SOC 2 and Type II certifications show data security commitment to clients. Viewpoint News

Net Zero Certification Program Announced by USGBC

Green Building Law Update

There is no doubt that the newly announced LEED net zero certification program is aspirational. USGBC announced last week that it will be unveiling the Beta version of a new Net Zero Certification program at Greenbuild in November.

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Marketing Certification Program for Construction

Construction Marketing

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.

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?

Viewpoint Earns SOC 2 Type 1 Certification


Viewpoint’s SOC 2 certification shows a commitment to providing a secure cloud platform for its products. On February 1, 2019, Viewpoint earned SOC 2 Type 1 certification on seven products within our global portfolio as reported by independent auditor Moss Adams, LLP – the climactic denouement of a collaborative yearlong effort. The process to achieve SOC 2 Type 1 certification was internally collaborative and lengthy.

City Of Santa Fe Earns Sustainability Certification

Business Facilities

Read: City Of Santa Fe Earns Sustainability Certification at The New Mexico city is only the second in the world to achieve LEED Gold status under the USGBC's more stringent LEED v4.1 rating system.

Online Certification in Construction Management Program – Is It Worth It?

Lets Build

Is a certification necessary to get into construction management ? However, if the recent trends are anything to go by, a construction management degree or certification have almost become a requirement. Online Certification in Construction – An Overview.

Meet BREEAM, America’s Newest Green Building Certification


If you work in construction, you’re most likely familiar with LEED certification, the green building standard that many building owners aim to achieve. The BREEAM certification process was developed in 1990 and uses a rating system to assess building sustainability in a variety of categories.


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

Sustainability guidelines for ready mix plant certification

GCP Applied Technologies

Sustainability guidelines for ready mix plant certification. Sustainability guidelines for ready mix plant certification. michael.delros…. Fri, 11/02/2018 - 19:24. GCP Applied Technologies. November 02, 2018.

ICC-SRCC Expands Solar Water Heater Certification Programs

Contractor Magazine

Certifications to CAN/CSA solar thermal standards now recognized in Canada

6 green certifications contractors should know about

Construction Dive

Though they trail LEED and Energy Star, several other unique benchmarks for building in a way that is healthy for both occupants and the environment are gaining ground and can't be ignored

OSHA Certification

Safety Services Company

OSHA CERTIFICATION 10 VS. 30 HOUR. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going continue to cover the ins and outs of OSHA certification. This week, we’re going cover the basics of 10- and 30-hour OSHA certification. But don’t forget, OSHA certification is an investment.

NCCCO to Remove Physical Evaluation from Certifications

Construction Equipment

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) will no longer feature a physical evaluation as part of its eligibility requirement its certification exams. The change is effective January 1, 2020, and applies to all NCCCO operator certifications.

5 Ways BIM Can Help You Reach LEED Certification


Our Portland, Oregon, headquarters is a LEED Gold certified building , and we’re committed to helping our customers reach LEED certification on projects as well. LEED points, LEED credits, and LEED prerequisites all contribute to achieving LEED certification.

NCCCO, NWSA Launch Rigger Certification

Construction Equipment

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and the National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA) have launched the Telecommunications Tower Rigger Level I (TTR-I) Certification Program. Established collaboratively between NCCCO and NWSA, the new TTR-I certification was

Job Order Contracting Education, Training, & Certification

Building Information Management

Job Order Contracting Education, Training, & Certification. As a LEAN construction delivery methods, Job Order Contracting – JOC, requires continuous education, training, and improvement.

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.

Viewpoint Earns SOC 2 Type 1 Certification


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Uponor Annex achieves LEED Gold certification

Contractor 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.

Service Nation Announces Accredited Degree, Certification Program

Contractor Magazine

Service Nation Partners with the University of North Texas to create a first-of-its-kind program for residential contractors

PC Lean Specialist Earns AGC Certification

PC Construction

On July 11, PC Lean Specialist, Jon Thomas, became the first person in Vermont to earn a Certificate of Management in Lean Construction from the Associated General Contractors of America.

Fenestration Rating Council earns ANSI certification


The National Fenestration Rating Council’s ( NFRC ) FenStar Certification Program has received American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accreditation.

SBA raises revenue limits for small business certifications

Construction Dive

Under current Small Business Administration guidelines, small construction firms are those with $36.5 million in annual sales or less, but the new rule raises that threshold to $39.5 million

OSHA publishes updates to crane operator certification requirements


OSHA published the long-delayed updates to its crane operator certification requirements in the Nov. As was expected, the agency will require certification by type of crane, and will accept certification by crane type and its lifting capacity.

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.

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ACI certification builds concrete wisdom

GCP Applied Technologies

ACI certification builds concrete wisdom. Why, then, is ACI certification so important in such a controlled—the lab is kept at an ideal 70°F—environment? Phillip.fry@gc…. Wed, 03/21/2018 - 10:38. GCP Applied Technologies. March 21, 2018.

NATE Changes Certification Program

Contractor Magazine

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

Job Order Contract Training and Certification

Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contract Training and Certification. Job Order Contract Training and Certification are key to a successful Job Order Contracting Program. The post Job Order Contract Training and Certification appeared first on 4BT. Job Order Contracting - Education & Training joc certification Center for Job Order Contract Excellence (CJE) job order contract certification job order contract training job order contracting training

New GBCI certification recognizes expertise in sustainability


Green Business Certification Inc. GBCI ) has added two sustainability credentials: The ISSP Sustainability Associate (ISSP-SA) and ISSP Certified Sustainability Professional (ISSP-CSP

Underwriters Laboratories launches wellness certification


says it has developed the first certification program that verifies products’ compliance with the WELL Building Standard. The product designation will help projects achieve certification UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.),

Hydronic certification becomes reality

Contractor Magazine

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

Florida may eliminate certificate of need requirement for new hospitals


Ron DeSantis includes a repeal of the certificate of need (CON) requirement for new hospital construction A bill now before Florida Gov.

Workplace wellness: Top 3 tips for Fitwel certification


While many sustainable certification programs focus on materials, in-depth cleaning guidelines, or product lifespans, the Fitwel rating system focuses on the health of the occupants themselves.

ASSE offers infection control training, certification at annual meeting

Contractor 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.

ARTBA Names Director of Safety, Certification

Construction Equipment

Katie Chimelewski has been named director of safety and certification for The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). In the newly created position, she will be responsible for managing operations and expanding industry participation in the American National Standards

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

Tandomloc Earns Quality Management Certification

Construction Equipment

Viewpoint: The Need for Contractor Certification

ENR Construction

Constructor certification is the mark of a true professional in the industry