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.

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.

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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?

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

OSHA Certification

The Safety Blog

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.

LEED CERTIFICATION & BENEFITS

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

Viewpoint: The Need for Contractor Certification

ENR Construction

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

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

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.

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

Geniebelt

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.

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.

Underwriters Laboratories launches wellness certification

BD+C

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.),

Global Green Tag production certification standard will launch in U.S. at end of year

BD+C

Global GreenTag International will launch its product certification standard and eco-labeling program in the U.S. later this year

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.

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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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.

Designing healthier buildings: Fitwel certification system

BD+C

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

ILFI launches new Zero Carbon Certification

BD+C

The International Living Future Institute has unveiled a new Zero Carbon Certification. The new certification is the first worldwide Zero Carbon third-party certified standard, ILFI says

Report shows how LEED certification supports net zero energy

BD+C

A report by the New Buildings Institute highlights where LEED certification aids in the goal of achieving net zero energy. Most of those reached either Platinum or Gold certification levels

evolv1 earns Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building-Design certification

BD+C

was awarded Zero Carbon Building – Design certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). evolv1, a multi-tenant commercial office building under construction in Waterloo, Ont., It is the first building to earn this award

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

CRANE OPERATOR CERTIFICATION

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.

First mass timber panel made from structural composite lumber gets APA certification

BD+C

Freres Lumber Company says it has achieved Mass Plywood Panels (MPP) certification under the APA - The Engineered Wood Association's ANSI/APA PRG 320 standard

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.

Earthship Farmstead Receives Passive House Certification

Jetson Green

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

Energy Modeling: Deriving Value Beyond Certifications and Compliance

Stok

Building Energy Modeling (BEM) is often only used for green building certifications or to show compliance to building codes or standards. Certifications and Code Compliance – LEED energy modeling, Title 24 energy modeling, thermal comfort modeling for WELL.

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 JetsonGreen.com: Portland’s Pearl Place II Receives LEED Platinum Certification.

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: www.ace4aec.com/course/job-order-contracting-joc-certificate-program-10292012. Mondays, 4:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Tandomloc Earns Quality Management Certification

Construction Equipment

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.

Army Abandons LEED Certification : Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

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

NATE Changes Certification Program

Constructor Magazine

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

Palm Beach Mansion Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

Jetson Green

The Art Deco home situated on a Colonial Lane property in Palm Beach, and designed by architect Jacqueline Albarran recently received the LEED Platinum certification. This home is the first in the Palm Beach area to receive this, highest LEED certification.

OSHA Updates Crane Rule, Removes Certification by Capacity

ENR Construction

Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced on May 21 that it is amending its proposed rule for crane operator training and certification The U.S.

Metrics should guide strategy for schools seeking LEED certification

BD+C

Existing schools interested in applying for LEED Building Operation and Maintenance certification should start with a thorough understanding of key performance metrics. Measures of energy and water consumption, along with waste, transportation, and air quality assessments are all necessary before starting a sustainability project. This data, which can be tracked over time, helps determine where actions will be most impactful

OSHA issues extension for compliance with crane operator certification requirements

BD+C

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.

How to Improve Your Marketing Skills in the Construction Industry

Construction Marketing Blog

We have 3 tips for improving your marketing skills : become a Construction Marketing Association (CMA) member; buy the book, Tools of the Trade–Modern Marketing for Construction Brands ; and get professional marketing certification!

NCARB streamlines path to certification for architects

BD+C

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).

One World Trade Center officially awarded LEED Gold certification

BD+C

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