Industry News

Insurance Institute: Little Progress in Strengthening Building Codes

April 23, 2018

From TMS Sustainability e-News April 15, 2018 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) released the 2018 edition of their Rating the States progress report. The report evaluates 18 hurricane-prone states on their residential building code systems. The report shows that while many states have affirmed their commitment to strong building codes, in…
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NCMA CPU Online – Architectural Enhancements

April 21, 2018

CPU Online offers an extensive variety of courses designed to elevate the knowledge of professionals in the manufactured concrete products industry. CPU Online will ensure a professional pathway to success from the comfort of your desk!  Architectural Enhancements (C302da), discusses the aesthetic benefits and options available when using concrete masonry materials and construction. Including available sizes,…
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ASCE Webinar – Disaster Resilience of Infrastructure Systems

April 17, 2018

Disaster Resilience of Infrastructure Systems: Quantification and Economic Valuation for Decision and Policy Making A New ASCE Live Webinar Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018 Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET   REGISTER NOW   Webinar Benefits Discuss the meaning of resilience Describe how to quantify resilience Find out how to manage resilience Develop an understanding of applications…
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Number of Zero-Energy Commercial Buildings Growing

April 4, 2018

From TMS Sustainability e-News March 30, 2018 A report by the New Buildings Institute found that 67 zero-energy commercial buildings have been verified in the US and Canada. That number represents a 26% increase in verified buildings over the past year according to this article.
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