Back to the Future with “Navigable Waters of the United States”

Green Building Law Update

Department of the Army finalized a rule adding an applicability date to the 2015 Rule (that never went into effect) defining “waters of the United States.”. But, the 2015 Rule will now not be applicable until two years following publication of the applicability date rule in the Federal Register (scheduled to be this week), giving the agencies the time needed to reconsider the very fluid definition of “waters of the United States.”. United States , 547 U.S.

Building the United States

Construction Business Owner

It’s said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. When it comes to the construction industry’s positive impact on the lives of Americans, Mike Rydin, founder and CEO of HCSS, a construction industry software company, sees undeniable beauty.

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United States ranks fourth for renter growth

BD+C

Between 2010 and 2015, the United States saw an increase in the share of renter households of 9.4%, the fourth highest of any country examined in RentCafé’s most recent study. were the United Kingdom (22%), Ireland (12%), and Denmark (11.7

Justice league: United States courthouse

BD+C

This cube-like, 10-story, 240-foot-tall tower seems to hover over the ground as if it were a sculpture on a pedestal.

DeSimone Consulting Engineers designs the tallest modular hotel in the United States

BD+C

The CitizenM Bowery, a 21-story, 100,000 sf hotel, is the tallest modular hotel in the United States. The DeSimone Consulting Engineers-designed building comprises 300 modular guestrooms, a rooftop bar and lounge, a bistro-style restaurant, coworking space on the ground level, and a 4,000 sf plaza

United States National BIM Standard V3

Building Information Management

As Chair of the National BIM Standard 3.O – NBIMS.US. V3 – Terminology SubCommittee, please note that the long awaited document is now available… if you can download 100+ MB’s! Here’s the Glossary Section: NBIMS-US_V3_3_Terms_and_Definitions. Link to Full Standard.

United States Resiliency Council announces support for Calif. earthquake resiliency bill

BD+C

The United States Resiliency Council through its support behind California’s AB 2681, a bill now in the appropriations committee that would assist cities in identifying the most seismically vulnerable structures.

National BIM Standard – United States™ (NBIMS-US™) Version 2 (V2) – Released May 2012

Building Information Management

National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance™ has released The National BIM Standard-United States™ (NBIMS-US™) Version 2 (V2).

Government/Public Building Best Project: United States Courthouse – Los Angeles

ENR Construction

The design of the U.S. Courthouse in Los Angeles reflects the intersection of form and function

Research finds continued growth of design-build throughout United States

BD+C

Architecture firm proposes a ‘Border City’ between the United States and Mexico

BD+C

Immigration policies have been front and center during this election year as candidates and citizens alike have thrown out their ideas for the best approach to the issue. And now, an architecture firm has put forth its own idea for how to solve the contentious problem surrounding country borders

Southeastern United States Renewable Energy Feasibility

Stok

The Southeastern region of the United States is an energy conundrum, comprising about one third of the demand in the country, yet having the lowest capacity for renewable energy (about 6%). This discrepancy is an incredible obstacle to any proposed Renewable Energy Portfolio (RPS) aimed at substantially reducing the nation’s carbon emissions. To reach a [.]. Energy Renewable Energy EBS Team

Prologis Research: United States Industrial Market Signals Strength, Expansion

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

has published an in-depth analysis of the United States industrial real estate market in a paper titled “ The Shape of the U.S. The post Prologis Research: United States Industrial Market Signals Strength, Expansion appeared first on Business Facilities.

Health Care Award of Merit: Bunny Mellon Healing Garden Dedicated to the First Ladies of the United States

ENR Construction

The project team renovated part of the roof area above the Children’s National Medical Center’s clinical laboratory in Washington, D.C., to create a healing garden where young patients can safely enjoy being outside

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Sports/Entertainment & Excellence in Safey Best Project: United States Tennis Association Arthur Ashe Stadium Retractable Roof

ENR Construction

The new retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, N.Y., is an octagonal, 236,000-sq-ft structure larger than an American football field

United States Postal Service Annex Building Receives an Upgrade from The Korte Company

The Korte Company

The Korte Company has been selected by the United States Postal Service to upgrade their existing façade of their Market Street facility in downtown St.

Southeastern United States Renewable Energy Feasibility

Stok

The Southeastern region of the United States is an energy conundrum, comprising about one quarter of the demand in the country, yet having the lowest capacity for renewable energy (about 6%). This discrepancy is an incredible obstacle to any proposed Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) aimed at substantially reducing the nation’s carbon emissions. To reach a [.]. Renewable Energy Blogmaster Hoang EBS Team

Rusty Hamilton to lead GenieBelt’s US launch

Geniebelt

Geniebelt News geniebelt news rusty hamilton United States us constructionWe are happy to welcome Rusty Hamilton as Country Manager of GenieBelt’s new US operation. Rusty brings along 28+ years of experience in the construction industry including a string of years as President of Catalyst USA, which is the leading distributor for Powerproject in the U.S., an Oracle Gold Partner and Premier Solution Provider for.

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In the Name of Clean Water Millions of Acres are Proposed for Federal Control

Green Building Law Update

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is quoted as saying the new rule will expand the scope of waters of the United States by “only about 3%” but that 3% represents millions of acres that are not today regulated. The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S.

In the Name of Clean Water Millions of Acres are Proposed for Federal Control

Green Building Law Update

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is quoted as saying the new rule will expand the scope of waters of the United States by “only about 3%” but that 3% represents millions of acres that are not today regulated. The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S.

Canada Jumps To Second Place For Employee Relocation

Business Facilities Blog

Canada Featured International Quality Of Life Surveys & Research Workforce Development Canadian Employee Relocation Council Employment global employees immigrants international relocation moving for work Site Selection United Kingdom United StatesThe U.S. loses points, but remains tops among countries global employees would consider moving to; reluctance to relocating for work growing. Read: Canada Jumps To Second Place For Employee Relocation.

The Best Industry in the United States

C-School Blog

A brief exerpt of the article can be found below and the entire article and Matt’s blog (which has been around since 2004 according to his archives section) is at: “The Best Industry in the United States” at “The Construction Contractor’s Digest” Blog. “The Best Industry in the United States. The title of this blog posting was taken from an article found at The Construction Contractor’s Digest.

U.S. Ranked Third For Global Talent Competitiveness

Business Facilities Blog

California District Of Columbia Education Europe Featured International Surveys & Research United Kingdom (UK) USA - Far West USA - Great Lakes USA - Great Plains USA - Mid Atlantic USA - New England USA - Rocky Mountains USA - Southeast USA - Southwest Workforce Development Adecco Group education Employment Global Talent Competitiveness Index INSEAD los angeles Singapore Site Selection Switzerland United States Washington DC workforce

Five Location Factors To Consider When Investing In The U.S.

Business Facilities Blog

Executive Analysis Featured Foreign Direct Investment International Site Selection Business Incentives Capital Investment foreign direct investment Infrastructure McCallum Sweeney Consulting permitting Quality of Life Sarah White United States Workforce DevelopmentA look at the top location factors foreign companies should consider when choosing to invest in the U.S., courtesy of McCallum Sweeney Consulting. Read: Five Location Factors To Consider When Investing In The U.S.

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

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California Canada Corporate Real Estate Daily News Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Oregon Surveys & Research Taxes & Incentives USA - Far West USA - Great Lakes USA - Great Plains USA - Mid Atlantic USA - New England USA - Rocky Mountains USA - Southeast USA - Southwest Utilities california construction Energy Efficiency Environment New Buildings Institute Sustainability United States zero energy buildings

ARTBA Says Roadside Ditches are not “Waters of the United States”

Construction Equipment

The potential delays and increased costs that would result from extending federal authority to cover roadside ditches would divert resources from timely maintenance activities and potentially threaten the role ditches play in promoting roadway safety, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA

Switzerland, Singapore, U.S. Are Tops In Global Competitiveness

Business Facilities Blog

Switzerland, Singapore and the United States are the top three nations in Global Competitiveness in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Switzerland, Singapore, U.S. Are Tops In Global Competitiveness.

Map of the biggest construction companies in the US

Geniebelt

Therefore we made a list of the biggest construction companies in the US in each state, and assembled them into a massive spreadsheet. In order to better illustrate where the companies are located, we have decided to make a illustration of the top construction companies in the states.

To What Extent Could Obama’s ‘Waters of the United States’ Plan Delay Projects across America’s Construction Industry?

Construction Dive

There is much concern within America’s construction industry about the amount of damage the Obama administration’s new “Waters of the United States” proposal could do to the U.S. construction industry. If the plan, which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S.

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Biggest Construction Companies In The US

Geniebelt

We hereby present our master list of the biggest construction companies in each state of the US. Each state presented by 5 construction companies, so a total of 250 companies. With alle the different states and construction companies. United Construction.

Supply Chain Reaction

Business Facilities Blog

The process to revise NAFTA formally was activated by the United States in June after President Trump decided not to withdraw from the trade pact, which he had threatened to do soon after he took office in January. states, union membership rolls have cratered].

China, U.S., Germany Are Global Wind Power Leaders

Business Facilities Blog

Asia-Pacific Daily News Economic Development Energy Europe Featured International Press Releases Renewable Energy Site Selection USA - Far West USA - Great Lakes USA - Great Plains USA - Mid Atlantic USA - New England USA - Rocky Mountains USA - Southeast USA - Southwest 2017 rankings China Germany Global Rankings Investment offshore wind power United Kingdom United States wind powerChina, the U.S.

U.S. Expected To Be Top Manufacturing Nation By 2020

Business Facilities Blog

“While emerging markets continue to push the leaders, the findings demonstrate the strength of the manufacturing powerhouses of the 20th century with the United States, Germany, and Japan holding three of the top four positions currently and in the future” commented Giffi.

Labor Shortages To Have Uneven Effect Across U.S.

Business Facilities Blog

As demographic transformation continues, qualified workers are fast becoming scarce in many states, according to a new report from The Conference Board. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

This Week in Energy News – February 8, 2013

Jetson Green

The 50-megawatt solar power project First Solar has acquired from the solar division of Element Power is billed as the state’s largest and raises questions about solar energy as a commodity. Week in Review germany scotland solar energy spain united kingdom united states wind energy wind farm

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Collaborative Construction Blog

Collaborative Construction

United States-based environmental groups may convince the EPA that banning new coal-fired power plants is good policy. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Collaborative Construction Blog. Collaborative Construction Resources, LLC helps owners craft IPD procurement strategies that enable them to acquire BIM enabled infrastructure from integrated teams and helps those teams craft, negotiate and implement integrated agreements.

Red, white and blue states - The Business Facilities Blog - Economic.

Business Facilities Blog

Red, white and blue states. Abraham Lincoln was the first president to refer to America as the United States instead of these United States. We have decided, at long last, to be -- to really be -- the United States.

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge Set For $100M In Safety Improvements

ENR Construction

The longest bridge in the United States is receiving its largest upgrade in almost a half century

Green Home Building and Sustainable Architecture: The Earth.

Green Home Building

Location: Crestone, Colorado, United States. This seems almost impossible in most areas of the United States. Green Home Building and Sustainable Architecture.

Green Home Building and Sustainable Architecture: Community.

Green Home Building

Location: Crestone, Colorado, United States. There is a very encouraging movement across the United States where communities or groups of people are pooling their resources to establish local renewable energy projects. Green Home Building and Sustainable Architecture.