Two groups—the American Chemistry Council and the U.S. Green Building Council—bury the hatchet and form a partnership, while the major green-building codes-and-standards writers announce a joint effort to align all their products.
The Truland Group's bankruptcy is unfolding with tragic poignancy and pace. Everything from the auctioning of the company's vehicle fleet (see the photo above) to the scenes from bankrupcy court where CEO Rob Truland was confronted by jobless former staff members and creditors with huge unpaid amounts owed. One of the most
What a thrill to receive the 2014 Carroll H. Dunn Award from the Construction Industry Institute! The award is CII’s highest honor, and it is inscribed: “For outstanding contributions to improving the cost effectiveness of the United States construction industry.”
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.