The First BREEAM USA Certification

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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


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

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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.

Superior Boiler Works receives low emissions certification

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Two boiler models have met the requirements of California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District. Superior Boiler Works, Inc. was recently notified that two boiler models submitted for air quality emissions testing in California have been certified as meeting certain emissions requirements.

NCARB launches second alternative path to architect certification


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.

First Building to Receive the Passive House Premium Certification

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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.

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One World Trade Center officially awarded LEED Gold certification


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

Marketing Certification Program for Construction

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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.

PC Employee-Owners Achieve DBIA Certification

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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

New LEED for Cities, LEED for Communities pilot certifications unveiled


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

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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.

Dunkin’ Donuts Launches Certification for Green Restaurant Buildings


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

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First NYC Shipping Container Home Receives Final Certificate of Occupancy

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Green Business Certification Inc. names Kirksey Architecture LEED Proven Provider


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


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

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


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.,


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

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?

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RPA, Taco Inc. to offer training and certification program for hydronic heating and cooling installers

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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.

Green Business Certification, Inc. announces 2016 LEED Fellows


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.

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


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.

Earthship Farmstead Receives Passive House Certification

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

Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running

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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

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Six World Cup stadiums have achieved LEED certification


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.

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

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Tandomloc Earns Quality Management Certification

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


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.

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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 Portland’s Pearl Place II Receives LEED Platinum Certification.

New credentialing portal gives vets pipefitting certification

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NCCER has released the first of its kind military credentialing portal on November 11, 2016. read more. Training Opportunities

Enertech achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification

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Enertech Global, LLC, a manufacturer of geothermal heat pumps, is pleased to announce it has been certified to the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 management standards. read more. Geothermal Management

The Green Construction Footprint and Current Trends


green building green construction LEED certificationThe definition of green construction is a moving target as the field is constantly growing and shifting. But in the simplest sense, it describes handling all aspects of the built environment in a healthier and more resource-efficient way.

First existing multifamily buildings to earn Energy Star certification unveiled


River City is a mixed-use, 16-story high rise with 448 condos, located within Chicago’s South Loop along the Chicago River. The name of this complex took on new meaning in June 2011, when the river overflowed its banks, and penetrated the buildings’ lower floors.

ASID headquarters is first space in the world to earn both LEED and WELL Platinum Certification


The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) headquarters office is the first space in the world to achieve Platinum Level Certification for both the WELL Building Standard and LEED.

Kykloud gains ISO 27001 certification

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UK based Kykloud is the first cloud-based building surveying and asset management software vendor to gain ISO 27001:2005 certification.

You Need to Review a SITES Scorecard, Now

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And while it is a standalone tool for measuring landscape sustainability, in June 2015, Green Business Certification Inc., the USGBC associated certification body for LEED, announced it had acquired the exclusive rights to the SITES rating system, its publications and trademarks.

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