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. Net Zero Carbon Emissions Certification: Projects must achieve a carbon balance of zero. Net Zero Energy Use Certification: Projects must achieve a source energy use balance of zero.

Top 5 Green Building Certifications

The Constructor

Green building rating or green certification are systems used to assess and recognize buildings that meet the green requirements and standards. These. Sustainability


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Viewpoint Earns Additional SOC Certifications

Viewpoint Construction Technology

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

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. The program awards a Certificate in Construction Marketing , along with the license to use the professional designation, CCMP. Professional certification benefits both the manager and the sponsoring company by providing advanced training, exposure to best practices, and recognition.

Alex Hango Earns National Design-Build Certification

PC Construction

PC is pleased to announce that Alex Hango, chief estimator and preconstruction leader for PC’s water and wastewater construction market, has successfully completed the Design-Build Institute of America’s comprehensive education and certification testing program.

Alan Parent Earns National Design-Build Certification

PC Construction

PC is pleased to announce that Alan Parent, the director of business development for PC’s water and wastewater construction market, has successfully completed the Design-Build Institute of America’s comprehensive education and certification testing program.

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 Certification Challenge Policy is in place to protect the integrity of the LEED certification program. from Gold to Silver) or revoke certification.

COVID occupancy and your existing building LEED certification


One strategy we continue to see is the use of LEED certification as a powerful back-check on sustainability efforts, validating achievements and creating a common language to understand a building’s performance

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. A s an employer it is your responsibility to provide your employees with the proper OSHA certification training. But don’t forget, OSHA certification is an investment. OSHA Certification 10- & 30- Hour Courses.

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. He explains that the prerequisites and tough requirements for an EBOM certification, including the LEED v4 prerequisite of an Energy Star score of 75, keep the vast majority of 5.8 The Oaks, a 1.3

Viewpoint Earns SOC 2 Type 1 Certification

Viewpoint Construction Technology

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.

Essential Reasons Why Everyone Should Be Certified in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

Construction Marketing

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is a certification that aids in improving building performance and reduces the impact on the environment. Importance of LEED Certification. Waste reduction is a vital part of the LEED certification process.

NCCCO Launches ‘Most Similar Certifications’ Directory

Construction Equipment

The Most Similar Certifications Directory is designed to assist employers in selecting the most appropriate operator certification for a particular

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


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

Manufacturing Plants Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification In 2021

Business Facilities

ENERGY STAR certified plants are among the most energy-efficient plants within their industries. Together, 93 plants prevented more than 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from the industrial sector.

BIG designs Hyperloop Certification Center for Virgin Hyperloop


BIG is designing the Hyperloop Certification Center (HCC) on an 800-acre site in West Virginia. The HCC is the next milestone to demonstrate the operation of the Hyperloop system as a commercial product.

Deadline extension for LEED 2009 project certifications


USGBC and GBCI are extending the LEED v3 certification deadline from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022. The additional year to submit for review is aimed at easing the burden of COVID-19 pandemic project schedule delays. LEED v3 includes all LEED 2009 rating systems

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. Check out this awesome guide for #online certification in construction management Click To Tweet. Online Certification in Construction – An Overview. But many times, going for a college degree or certification isn’t an option for many.

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.

Fenestration Rating Council earns ANSI certification


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

95 U.S. Manufacturing Plants Earn 2020 ENERGY STAR Certification

Business Facilities

Manufacturing Plants Earn 2020 ENERGY STAR Certification at These ENERGY STAR certified plants saved nearly $400 million on energy bills — equal to the payroll value of over 8,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs. Read: 95 U.S.

Viewpoint Earns SOC 2 Type 1 Certification

Viewpoint Construction Technology

I wanted to share some exciting news with our current and future customers

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

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. According to CEO Thom

Meet BREEAM, America’s Newest Green Building Certification

Viewpoint Construction Technology

If you work in construction, you’re most likely familiar with LEED certification, the green building standard that many building owners aim to achieve. Viewpoint’s Portland headquarters is a LEED Gold building , so we’re certainly familiar with the goals of those who want to achieve green building certification, as well as the challenges along the way. How BREEAM Certification Works. BREEAM’s In-Use certification arrived in the U.S.

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.

10 Construction Certifications and Where to Get Them


Introduction of Construction Certifications . Certification can be a huge addition to a construction worker’s resume, as it tells an employer that you’re serious about keeping your qualifications and experience updated. The list of Construction Certifications are as follows.

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Job Order Contracting Education, Training, & Certification

Building Information Management

Job Order Contracting Education, Training, & Certification. So, if you have a job order contract and are looking to improve it and/or assure it’s in conformance, or would like to implement or work on a job order contract, give us a call before making any decisions with respect to training, education, or 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. On February 28, 2012, I reported, via a BuildingGreen article, that the Army had reiterated its commitment to LEED certification despite DoD re-authorization legislation that banned LEED Gold and Platinum certification. in lieu of pursuing LEED certification.

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

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


Safety Services Company

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.

How to Construct a House for LEED Certification?

The Constructor

Green Building Council in 1998, is a certification system for rating. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), developed by the U.S How To Guide

Sustainability guidelines for ready mix plant certification

GCP Applied Technologies

Sustainability guidelines for ready mix plant certification. The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association's (NRMCA) Sustainable Concrete Plant Certification (the "Certification") provides ready mix plant personnel specific guidance to assess their production practices and implement sustainability strategies that will ultimately lower their overall carbon footprint. Sustainability guidelines for ready mix plant certification.

ICC-SRCC Expands Solar Water Heater Certification Programs

Contractor Magazine

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

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.

5 Ways BIM Can Help You Reach LEED Certification

Viewpoint Construction Technology

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. Below we look at five key ways BIM and Viewpoint integrated construction software can help projects meet LEED certification. LEED certification submission.

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. 9 Federal Register. OSHA originally sought to certify operators solely by crane type and capacity in 2010

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