Climate-specific code changes target energy savings for tropical zones

BD+C

One of these new zones is targeted to tropical areas including Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, U.S. The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) includes changes that address more climate zones.

OSHA Fines Contractor After Deadly Crane Electrocution

Construction Equipment

OSHA has cited McConnell Dowell Constructors in Pago Pago, American Samoa with nine serious safety violations. Inspections began after a worker was electrocuted during a crane operation on July 10, 2013. The worker died in the accident. The employer faces $42,300 in proposed fines for the violations

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Digital Transformation: No Longer Just for the Big Boys

Construction Business Owner

Digital Transformation: No Longer Just for the Big Boys. 3 common myths of the digitalization trend in construction. Greg Ragsdale. Mon, 03/23/2020 - 15:56.

How to Get a Surety Bond

Construction Business Owner

How to Get a Surety Bond. 4 steps to successfully securing a surety & agent for your business. Greg Ragsdale. Mon, 06/01/2020 - 10:45.

Is Your Next Job a Gold Mine or a Money Pit?

Construction Business Owner

Is Your Next Job a Gold Mine or a Money Pit? How modern construction software can improve job costing processes & improve projects’ financial health. Greg Ragsdale. Fri, 05/01/2020 - 11:28. Fill out the form on this page to download this white paper. . Category. Software. Promote to rotator No.

Understanding Surety Bonds

Construction Business Owner

Understanding Surety Bonds. The bond guidance & advice you need from a knowledgeable underwriter. Greg Ragsdale. Wed, 03/11/2020 - 16:12. Fill out the form on this page to download this white paper. . Category. Accounting & Finance. Promote to rotator No. Main Image. Sponsored by.

11 Ways AP Automation Can Improve Your Workday in Construction

Construction Business Owner

11 Ways AP Automation Can Improve Your Workday in Construction. Learn how liberating your AP increases visibility, improves security, expedites the approval process, and more! Greg Ragsdale. Thu, 04/02/2020 - 08:22.

Connected Construction: Eliminate Silos, Improve Collaboration & Increase Project Success

Construction Business Owner

Connected Construction: Eliminate Silos, Improve Collaboration & Increase Project Success. Don’t let disconnected systems & poor communication cut into your profits. Greg Ragsdale. Fri, 04/03/2020 - 07:37.

Trump Administration Blocks Haitians from Applying for Temporary Work Visas

Green Industry Professionals

Citizens of Haiti, as well as Belize and Samoa, will be prohibited from applying for the temporary H-2A and H-2B visas

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Making Budget Overruns a Thing of the Past by Predicting Future Costs

Construction Business Owner

Making Budget Overruns a Thing of the Past by Predicting Future Costs. Getting the right data can to increase accuracy in estimates. Greg Ragsdale. Wed, 01/22/2020 - 16:48. Architects, estimators and engineers face a unique challenge: planning future projects with today’s construction costs.

The Digital Workflows Driving the Iowa DOT's Recent $330M Project

Construction Business Owner

The Digital Workflows Driving the Iowa DOT's Recent $330M Project. How it saved time & money, and improving processes, payments & execution. Greg Ragsdale. Wed, 03/11/2020 - 16:59. Fill out the form on this page to download this white paper. . Category. Project Management. Promote to rotator No.

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Why You Need Connected, Accessible Project Data

Construction Business Owner

Why You Need Connected, Accessible Project Data. A deep dive into how technology is improving project scheduling & field execution management. Greg Ragsdale. Tue, 02/04/2020 - 14:19. There’s a lot of talk these days about the use of “big data” on construction projects.

8 Strategies for Technology Adoption

Construction Business Owner

8 Strategies for Technology Adoption. What you can do to get the most out of your technology investment. Greg Ragsdale. Mon, 01/27/2020 - 14:54. If you are about to introduce a new technology to your business, you need a plan to ensure its success.

Standardizing Safety

Construction Business Owner

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Wipe Out Zika Virus Carrying Mosquitoes with Pesticides

Green Building Law Update

Virgin Islands, and America Samoa. “Mosquito borne diseases are among the world’s leading causes of illness and death today. The World Health Organization estimates that more than 300 million clinical cases each year are attributable to mosquito borne illnesses. Despite great strides over the last 50 years, mosquito borne illnesses continue to pose significant risks to parts of the population in the United States.”

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

Safety Services Company

Unless you live in Arizona, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands you will probably be changing your clocks this weekend as Daylight Savings Time (DST) begins this Sunday March 8th at 2 A.M.

Stimulus Failure

Collaborative Construction

Requires a government study on the impact of minimum wage laws on the Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa. Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution!

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Greenbacks for Green Energy

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

– A $62-million tax credit for employers in American Samoa has been bestowed upon the largest private employer in the South Pacific chain, StarKist. Everyone is toting up the winners and losers in the wake of the three-ringed circus that was the 113th U.S. Congress.

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Promotion and relegation at Test level, a bigger role for the Lions and supporting the Pacific nations… SIR CLIVE WOODWARD’s 10-point plan to save rugby – and why Gus Pichot has the vision to implement it as he goes up against Bill Beaumont

Construction Test

Samoa, Tonga, Fiji and Japan have nowhere to go. I wonder if all those voting for the chairmanship of World Rugby on Sunday realise the great gift and opportunity they have — or what a pivotal moment for the game this is.

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Lovely lakes, brilliant beaches and crystal-clear coves: Lonely Planet reveals the world’s most sublime water features

Construction Test

The book calls it Samoa’s ‘most instagrammable natural swimming hole’ And it’s no wonder. The world is full of inviting water-based wonders – as a stunning new book makes abundantly clear.

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Federal Facilities – Implementation of Energy Savings Projects and Performance-Based Contracting for Energy Savings

Building Information Management

e) “United States” means the fifty States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, and associated territorial waters and airspace. How will your Federal Department or Agency efficiently implement the numerous facility renovation, repair, and sustainability project required to meet Presidential energy conservation mandates?