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

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.


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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. 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.

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.

Construction Certifications: What's Important & What's Not

Construction Business Owner

Construction Certifications: What's Important & What's Not. As a small business, credibility is everything, and certification can help give architecture, engineering and construction organizations valuable credibility Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:20. Tony Thompson .

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.

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.

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

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. 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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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. 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.

Viewpoint Earns SOC 2 Type 1 Certification

Viewpoint Construction Technology

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

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.

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

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

Meritage Homes Receives Indoor airPLUS Certification

Pro Builder

Meritage Homes Receives Indoor airPLUS Certification. Home builder giant Meritage Homes now carries the Indoor airPLUS certification after committing to installing MERV-13 filters in all new homes. cbroderick. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 10:00.

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.

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.

ICC-SRCC Expands Solar Water Heater Certification Programs

Contractor Magazine

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

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

Fenestration Rating Council earns ANSI certification


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

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

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.

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

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.

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. The recognition is the culmination. All Our Crew

Certificate of Need and Your Design/Build Contractor

Wolgast Corporation

Whether you’re in support of the Certificate of Need (CON) program or feel constricted by it, it still governs the expansion of Michigan’s medical industry.

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

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.

NATE Changes Certification Program

Contractor Magazine

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

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. read more. Eatherton Hydronics Radiant Registered User

Underwriters Laboratories launches wellness certification


says it has developed the first certification program that verifies products’ compliance with the WELL Building Standard. The certification will signal to architects, designers, and specifiers that certified products such as furniture, interior paints and coatings, adhesives and sealants, insulation, and lighting comply with requirements of the WELL Building Standard. The product designation will help projects achieve certification

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. If you visit the American Concrete Institute's (ACI) website , you'll soon learn why becoming ACI-certified for testing concrete is important, and necessary for building sound, safe, sustainable structures.