find a member   |   contact

Monthly Archives: April 2018

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…
Read more

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,…
Read more

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…
Read more

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.
Read more