|Education & Training|
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 3, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — With dreams of ditching her rodent-infested Murray Hill apartment of 11 years and living without a roommate, artist Jen Maler has been playing the city’s lottery â€” the #housing #lottery, that is
WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 26, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Note: Kansas may not be the first state you think of for solar training, but Derek Reilley, Renewable/Sustainable Energy Program Director at Colby Community College in Colby, Kansas, may make you think differently. Colby Community College is a partnering training organization working with Salt Lake Community College in the Rocky Mountain RTP. Derek is the project lead for CCCâ€™s solar training program. Hereâ€™s his update. eds.
Arlington, Va. – November 22, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced a collaboration with Synergis Engineering Design Solutions, a Platinum provider of Autodesk products, to bring Building Information Modeling (BIM) training to ABC contractor members to make them more productive, efficient and profitable. The training is part of a larger effort known as Project Virtual
USGBCâ€™s Green Apple Bike Tour Rides from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA, Hosting Local Green School Service Projects along the Way
Washington, D.C. – November 15, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Yesterday, nine USGBC Students and Emerging Professionals from across the U.S. joined the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) on an eight day bike tour to USGBCâ€™s annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Philadelphia.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 18, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Hearings to finalize the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) wrapped up in Atlantic City last week with big wins for higher efficiency requirements in existing buildings, controls for lighting and daylighting hardware and HVAC equipment specifications. New Buildings Institute (NBI) and its partners put forward some two dozen proposals addressing a diverse set of building technologies and design specifications that would improve commercial building energy performance. The IECC is reviewed and updated every three years and serves as the model energy code for states and local jurisdictions across the country.
ABC Pelican Chapter President Testifies on Importance of Career and Technical Education in Construction
Washington, D.C. – September 23, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — In testimony today before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Pelican Chapter President Alvin Bargas discussed the importance of career and technical education (CTE) programs to the construction industry.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 16, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — RealtorsÂ® have always been invested in helping military service professionals find housing solutions that best meet their needs and allow them to take full advantage of their military benefits. Now RealtorsÂ® can enhance the services they provide for those who have served our country through the National Association of Realtors
ELLICOTT CITY, MD – September 16, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Howard County Housing will host its 2nd annual â€śHousing Mattersâ€ť Mini-Fair on Saturday, September 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Howard County Public School Conference Center at the Ascend One Building, 8930 Stanford Boulevard in Columbia.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 21, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Before now, building professionals experienced building science education offered by the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in separate venues and events. Beginning next month, industry professionals will have access to top education opportunities from both organizationsin one location during the Excellence in Building Conference
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 6, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Department of Laborâ€™s Veteransâ€™ Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) today announced the award of 22 grants, totaling more than $5 million, to provide about 1,900 homeless female veterans and veterans with families with job training to help them succeed in civilian careers. The grants are being awarded under the departmentâ€™s Homeless Female Veterans and Veterans with Families Program.
Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center to Herkimer County to Help Victims of Mohawk Flooding
Albany, NY – July 9, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is today deploying the Department of Financial Servicesâ€™ (DFS) Mobile Command Center to Herkimer County to help homeowners and businesses affected by recent heavy rains and devastating flood damage in the Mohawk Valley region. Governor Cuomo also outlined resources and advice for victims who are dealing with their insurance company to help them get the relief to which they are entitled as quickly as possible, including the availability of a DFS Disaster Hotline at 1-800-339-1759.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 1, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — National Property Management Association (NPMA) will hold its National Education Seminar on from July 29 through August 1, 2013, in Orlando, FL. The theme for this conference is “Asset Management Strategies in a Changing World.”
Washington, D.C. – June 26, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today issued the following response in reaction to President Barack Obamaâ€™s speech on climate change earlier today.
NeighborWorks America Receives Annual Housing Person of the Year Award from the National Housing Conference
Washington, DC – June 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — This week NeighborWorks America received the Annual Housing Person of the Year Award from the National Housing Conference (NHC) at NHCâ€™s 41st Annual Housing Person of the Year Gala at the National Building Museum. NeighborWorks America was honored as an important leader in moving housing forward from the housing crisis that the nation has faced for the last several years
WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 18, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — In testimony today before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) General Counsel and shareholder with Littler Mendelson, P.C., Maurice Baskin said the Department of Laborâ€™s (DOL) administration of the Davis-Bacon Act has, â€śhindered economic growth, increased the federal deficit and imposed an enormous paperwork burden on both contractors and the federal government.â€ť
WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 18, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Economists from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), the American Institute of Architects and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) gave their perspectives on where the construction economy is headed during a June 17 online news conference. As a whole, the economic climate is improving, but recovery will continue to be slow unless more jobs are created.
CDFI Fund Creates New Capacity Building Initiative Training for CDFI Minority Depository Institutions
Washington, DC – June 11, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is proud to announce a Capacity Building Initiative training series designed to support Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) that are also Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs), and MDIs working toward becoming certified as CDFIs. Deloitte Financial Advisory Services will provide the Preserving and Expanding CDFI Minority Depository Institutions training series with the support of relevant industry subject matter experts
CHICAGO – June 5, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Interest rate risk, health care demand, and energy and technology changes are among the top issues currently impacting real estate according to The Counselors of Real EstateÂ® organization, which today released its list of The Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate 2013. The list is adjusted annually in response to global economic conditions and domestic priorities
400+ Industrial Real Estate Leaders to Meet at I.con: The Industrial Conference, June 5-6 in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA – May 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Industrial real estate is hot, and NAIOP is bringing the industryâ€™s top leaders and decision-makers together to discuss trends, debate ideas and share knowledge at commercial real estateâ€™s only national conference for industrial â€“ I.con: The Industrial Conference.
Acclaimed New Urbanism Architect Andres Duany to Address NAREEâ€™s ‘Designs on the New Urban Grid’ Conference in Atlanta in June
ATLANTA, GA – May 21, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — New Urbanism visionary Andres Duany, one of world’s most influential architects and urban planners, will address the National Association of Real Estate Editorsâ€™ 47th Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference in Atlanta in early June.