Green Building Initiative Announces Formation of Consensus Body for Revision of ANSI/GBI 01-2010
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Green Building Initiative(TM) (GBI) today announced the selection of a 32-member Consensus Body (CB), to revise and update ANSI/GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for ...

IL Association of Energy Raters & Home Performance Professionals Celebrates 10 Years of HERS Ratings and Home ...
CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Homebuilding in Illinois has come a long way since 2004. Back then, the state had no uniform building code at all, and now Illinois enforces one of the most excellent energy codes in the world. Every home built from Chicago to St. Louis is required to be designed for energy efficiency, and tested for airtightness and duct tightness. The Illinois Association ...

Association for Passive Optical LAN Welcomes Former Key Technology Policy-Maker as Ambassador
The Association for Passive Optical LAN today announced that George Allen, former Governor of Virginia and U.S. Senator, has joined the organization as an ambassador, sponsored by VT Group. Governor Allen ...

Transport Minister encourages marine transportation industry to act on opportunities to increase competitiveness
BELLEDUNE, NB, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today spoke of the important role Canada's marine ports play in supporting trade and economic growth in a speech to the 56th annual conference of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities, hosted by the Belledune Port Authority. Building on this year's conference theme of 'Anchors Away', Minister Raitt ...

Security Industry Association Names Rich Cillessen to Board of Directors
Cillessen is a senior executive with a proven track record of building businesses and delivering outstanding results, during a career spanning more than 15 years in both the domestic and International market. (PRWeb August 14, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12095460.htm

Credit Union Movement Receives Cooperative Awards
New Zealand Association of Credit Unions (NZACU), the industry body that represents 22 cooperatively owned credit unions and mutual building societies throughout New Zealand, was recognised last night by Cooperative Business New Zealand at its inaugural ...

New Home Mid-Year Report Finds Sales Down, but Prices Up in Central Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. -- The new home industry in Central Virginia continued its recovery, but faced mixed results in the first half of 2014, according to a new report from the Home Building Association of Richmond ...

Edwin Hill and Sean McGarvey Join Nuclear Matters, Add Labor Voices to Campaign’s Leadership
Nuclear Matters today announced that Edwin D. Hill, international president of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, and Sean McGarvey, president of the North America's Building Trades Unions, have joined the campaign’s Leadership Council.

America’s recession-torn construction belt
A slow recovery in homebuilding is holding back the jobs market

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (08.19.14)
"We've had to realign our production forecast. We're building less airplanes, and we need fewer human resources." Source: Eclipse Aerospace Senior Vice President Ed Lundeen, explaining layoffs at the company announced Friday.