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.

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.

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.

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

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?

OSHA publishes updates to crane operator certification requirements

BD+C

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.

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

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.

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

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.),

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

OSHA Updates Certification Requirements for Crane Operators

Construction Equipment

Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued guidance on how to comply with crane operator certification requirements until the new final rule becomes effective. The U.S. The final rule refers to OSHA’s updating of the standard for cranes and derricks in

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Tandomloc Earns Quality Management Certification

Construction Equipment

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.

NATE Changes Certification Program

Contractor 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.

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

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.

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 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).

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.

Job Order Contracting – JOC – Certification Program

Building Information Management

Job Order Contracting Certification Program. The industry’s official JOC Certification program became official in October 2015 and will launch in 2016. Exciting news!