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

Certifications and Certificates Helping the Construction Labor Shortage

ProCore

Certifications and certificates are taking a leading role in helping with the construction labor shortage. Knowing the difference between them, and how to choose, is the secret to harnessing their value. construction hiring construction education construction jobs

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.),

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.

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.

think project! achieves ISO27001 certification

Extranet Evolution

As I have, over the years, noted ISO27001 certification achievements for Conject ( February 2006 ), Cadweb ( April 2007 ), Aconex ( December 2011 ), and Kykloud ( August 2013 ), among others, it seems only fair to mark a similar milestone for Munich, Germany-based SaaS construction collaboration technology provider think project!

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.

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.

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

Real estate giant launches global tenant health and wellness certification initiative

BD+C

Global real estate developer Tishman Speyer says it will adopt the Center for Active Design’s (CfAD) building certification system Fitwel. The company aims to complete the certification process of in most of its buildings by the end of 2019

US 31

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

NCARB launches second alternative path to architect certification

BD+C

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.

PC Employee-Owners Achieve DBIA Certification

PC Construction Blog

Whether construction management at-risk (CMAR) or design-build, one thing is for sure – the delivery of construction projects is certainly changing. There are still plenty of design-bid-build projects out there but the nature of collaborative. All Integrated Delivery Our Industry

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.

New LEED for Cities, LEED for Communities pilot certifications unveiled

BD+C

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

Green 27

Dunkin’ Donuts Launches Certification for Green Restaurant Buildings

BD+C

Doughnut restaurant chain Dunkin’ Donuts has launched a certification process that identifies if a Dunkin’ Donuts retailer’s building is green or not. The certification program was designed to help franchisees build sustainable, energy-efficient restaurants.

Army Abandons LEED Certification : Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

First NYC Shipping Container Home Receives Final Certificate of Occupancy

Jetson Green

Green Business Certification Inc. names Kirksey Architecture LEED Proven Provider

BD+C

Green Business Certification Inc. GBCI) has designated Kirksey a LEED® Proven Provider™ for the LEED v2009 New Construction and Core and Shell rating systems.

Perkins+Will achieves first Living Building Challenge Certification with Vancouver visitors center

BD+C

Perkins+Will announced that the VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre received Living Building Challenge (LBC) Petal Certification by the International Living Future Institute

Top 6 Reasons to Become a Certified Construction Marketing Professional (CCMP)

Construction Marketing Blog

No matter what industry you lead, who you work with, what you do, having a certification is a valuable offering that can boost your career to the next level. But, with so many different certifications available to marketers, what is the best certification available for construction marketers?

IRS 110

TWO PC CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISORS EARN STS CERTIFICATION

PC Construction Blog

Mike LaPointe, project superintendent on the Oxford Network Data Center project, and Ismael Ramirez, craft training coordinator located. Continue Reading. All People

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.

Calif. shopping center is first to earn BREEAM USA In-Use certification

BD+C

is the first property to earn certification of the new BREEAM USA In-Use standard certification. The Oaks, a shopping center in Thousand Oaks, Calif.,

Green Business Certification, Inc. announces 2016 LEED Fellows

BD+C

Green Business Certification Inc. GBCI) today announced its 2016 class of LEED Fellows, an annual recognition of outstanding LEED professionals. This year’s 24 LEED Fellows exemplify a diverse array of achievements and contributions to the green building community. . 2016 LEED Fellows: Jim Chidester, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Batson Inc. Lance Davis, Sustainability Architect, U.S. General Services Administration. Aalok A.

Earthship Farmstead Receives Passive House Certification

Jetson Green

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

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

BIM Certification – RICS – 2013 – Real or Pure Nonesense?

Building Information Management

The issue, of course is that there is NO “industry tested and approved level” RICS has announced a BIM Manager Certification. While BIM is far from a “standard” the certification is an attempt to define and evaluate the proficiencies of construction professionals with respect to BIM (Building Information Modelling). We are also planning a Certification for Facilities Managers and Geomatics professionals. Uncategorized 2013 BIM certification RICS

Can You Guarantee LEED Certification? : Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Six World Cup stadiums have achieved LEED certification

BD+C

Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that six World Cup stadiums have achieved LEED certification, including South America’s largest stadium, Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. In conjunction with the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the U.S.

Tandomloc Earns Quality Management Certification

Construction Equipment

Canada Green Building Council and Green Business Certification Inc. announce partnership

BD+C

Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and Green Business Certification Inc. GBCI) recently signed an agreement in principle to form a Canadian joint venture called Green Business Certification Inc.

New Miami Beach law requires LEED certification on projects larger than 7,000 sf

BD+C

LEED Silver certification is required for new buildings larger than 50,000 sf. A new law in Miami Beach, Fla., requires buildings larger than 7,000 sf to meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) specifications or pay a fee that is equal to 5% percent of the construction costs.

Miami 25

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Terry Gill, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

Business Facilities Blog

BF: EastPark industrial park recently became the 14th location statewide to earn Kentucky’s Build-Ready Certification. What are the requirements for this certification? By the BF Staff. From the September/October 2017 Issue.

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.

Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running

Business Facilities Blog

Business Clusters/Corridors Corporate Real Estate Featured Industry Focus Industry News Magazine Highlights New Hampshire Public-Private Partnerships Taxes & Incentives BF-May/June-2017 Business Incentives Certified Sites Claremont Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Industrial Sites shovel-ready sites Site Certification Programs Site Selection