|Education & Training|
MADISON, – January 24, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) –Governor Scott Walker today called a special session of the Wisconsin State Legislature for the purpose of providing over $500 million in property and income tax cuts for the hard-working taxpayers and significant investment in worker training programs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wants to ensure that Servicemembers, Veterans and their families are aware of the benefits they deserve.
CHICAGO – January 8, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — REach, the strategic accelerator for technology startups created and managed by the National Association of RealtorsÂ®â€™ investment fund, Second Century Ventures, announced the opening of applications to join its 2014 class. The deadline to apply for the 2014 program is March 1. The program runs from April through the RealtorsÂ® Conference & Expo in November, where participating companies will be showcased at the industryâ€™s largest gathering.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 18, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Do business smarter by getting the latest economic information from two nationally-recognized economists at the HBAâ€™s annual economic forecast, Wednesday, January 15. Speakers include David Crowe, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, the National Association of Home Builders, and Chris Kuehl, Co-founder and Managing Director, Armada Intelligence
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 17, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced its third annual â€śBest of Green Schoolsâ€ť list, which recognizes top educational institutions, individuals and initiatives across the country for environmental efforts
INDIANAPOLIS – December 16, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association has launched a new website and online learning portal that will serve as the go-to resource for home technology professionals, with exclusive content for CEDIA members. The new cedia.net delivers robust content and tools aimed to help home technology professionals in every aspect of their business.
Counselor to the Treasury Secretary for Housing Finance Policy Michael Stegman at the â€śAmericaâ€™s Rental Housing: Evolving Markets And Needsâ€ť Event hosted by the Joint Center For Housing Studies of Harvard University
WASHINGTON – December 9, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Thank you for that kind introduction. Itâ€™s great to be here with you all today because I feel a very special connection for the sponsor of Americaâ€™s Rental Housing Report.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 9, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Today the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it will implement new FHA single-family loan limits on January 1, 2014, as specified by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA). Read FHAâ€™s mortgagee letter detailing the agencyâ€™s new loan limits.
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.”