Blogging & Marketing Expert Elias to Speak At Top Real Estate Tech Conference
“Stop Blogging! How To Build A Hyperlocal Content Machine” is the compelling title of the session that DC area real estate industry promoter, marketer and influencer Heather Elias will co-present at Inman Connect at the San Francisco Hilton, August 7-11, the nation’s largest real estate technology conference.
Don’t Miss the Chance to Present at BEST5, Deadline August 1
The National Institute of Building Sciences Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) and the Building Enclosure Council – Philadelphia invite you to submit abstracts for papers by August 1, for presentation at the fifth BEST Conference Building Enclosure Science and Technology™ (BEST5), to be held April 16 – 18, 2018, at the historic Loews Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
HomeSpotter, Agent Inbox and TrustFunds Win Top Tech Honors at RESO Show n Tell
Showcasing how real estate data distributed through innovative mobile apps and new advances in digitizing the real estate transaction, 20 top real estate technology firms competed in the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) “Show N Tell” recently in Nashville.
USGBC Partners with 2016 Green Building Expo in Serbia
USGBC, conference partner of the 2016 Green Building Expo, announced today that Kay Killmann, president of the German Green Building Association (GGBA) and USGBC’s official business and education partner in Europe’s largest LEED market, will keynote the event.
New Report Calls for Increased Emphasis on Innovation and Clean Electric Power Generation
Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) welcomed the release of a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on innovation for clean energy.
This Is Our Chance to Modernize Our Energy Policy
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today convened the first meeting of Senate and House conferees to S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016. This meeting marks the first time since 2005 that the Senate and House have held conference on an energy bill
White House to Stream May 10 Conference on Resilient Building Codes
The National Institute of Building Sciences will be participating in the White House Conference on Resilient Building Codes, to be held tomorrow, May 10, in Washington, D.C. The introductory portion of the event will be streamed live by the White House
Architects, National Conference of State Legislatures and National Council for Public-Private Partnerships Release White...
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced the publication of a white paper on the nation’s $3 trillion public infrastructure crisis and how public private partnerships (P3) offer a possible solution
Miami Positioned for Continued Commercial Growth, Experts say at RCA MIAMI Super
Miami has evolved into one of the world’s top places for commercial real estate investment, and the area’s population boom, tourist growth, and infrastructure improvements should only lead to more expansion, a prestigious panel of speakers said at the 15th annual Commercial Super Conference hosted by the Realtors Commercial Alliance
Building Innovation 2016 Conference Track Two to Focus on Preparation, Performance
Achieving community resilience relies on the engagement and action of numerous stakeholders—from commercial and residential building owners to utilities and government leaders—and offering incentives provides a powerful mechanism to encourage tough decision making. At Building Innovation 2016: The National Institute of Building Sciences Fourth Annual Conference & Expo, Achieving a Resilient Future, to be held January 11-15, 2016, in Washington, D.C., participants will examine the multiple incentive packages available to these audiences to advance investment in mitigation and resilience.
Building Innovation 2016 Conference Track One to Provide the Guidance, Set the Groundwork
The U.S. building industry is facing significant challenges: addressing the impacts of climate change; achieving sustainability; assuring asset and community resilience; and managing risk. At the same time, it is widely recognized as a fragmented industry with divergent interests and priorities. The need and the opportunity to address these challenges—that affect the industry and the nation as a whole—has never been more critical, but it must be done through the implementation of strategic and collaborative approaches
Register for First Ever AGC Utility Infrastructure Conference at ICUEE
AGC will be hosting its first ever Utility Infrastructure Conference (link is external), Sept. 29–Oct. 1 in Louisville, Kentucky. Join other contractors, owners and key industry constituents involved in every aspect of utility infrastructure construction for high-quality education sessions, the premier utility construction equipment expo, and networking opportunities
Five Reasons to Attend AGC’s 2015 Contractors Environmental Conference Sept. 2-3
If you’re interested in any aspect of environmental compliance or sustainability on a construction jobsite, this is the conference for you. Learn from industry experts and your peers at AGC’s 2015 Contractors Environmental Conference on September 2-3 in Arlington, Virginia. It’s only six weeks away, so click here(link is external) to reserve your spot today.
Construction HR & Training Professionals Conference Offers Continuing Education Credits
At AGC of America, we know how important maintaining professional credentials are to those who hold such designations. Therefore, AGC’s Construction HR & Training Professionals Conference will offer opportunities for HR, training and workforce development professionals to earn recertification credits from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).
FY2016 Conference Committee Budget Provides Increased Investments for Affordable Housing and Homelessness Prevention Programs
On July 8, 2015, the Conference Committee released its recommendations for the FY2016 State Budget(link is external). The Legislature adopted the $38.1 billion budget and sent it to Governor Baker for his consideration. The Governor has ten days to sign or veto portions of the budget.
At Building Innovation 2016, Tracks Facilitate Collaboration to Achieve Resilience
During Building Innovation 2016: The National Institute of Building Sciences Fourth Annual Conference & Expo, January 11-15, 2016, in Washington, D.C., the Institute will engage the entire building community in developing solutions for Achieving a Resilient Future. Through two collaborative tracks, the Conference will examine efforts underway within multiple segments of the industry to facilitate discussions on different facets of the built environment and develop coordinated strategies for resiliency.
NHC urges Congress to solve homelessness with proven solutions, not unfunded mandates
Homelessness in America is a profound demonstration of our country’s failure to ensure safe, decent and affordable housing for all. Whether the people experiencing homelessness are adults or children, whether they are doubled up or living on the streets, public policy should address their needs. Only in recent years has public policy to end homelessness begun to show consistent results through a carefully targeted use of a housing first model.
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia Declined
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia declined 0.3 percent and The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) increased 0.1 percent in April.
BOMA’S ANNUAL CONFERENCE TO OFFER CUTTING-EDGE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International will offer an extensive educational program and unparalleled professional development opportunities at the 2015 BOMA International Annual Conference & Expo, which takes place June 28-30 in Los Angeles.
HUD’S REBUILD BY DESIGN WINNER OF 2015 INNOVATION AWARD
Each year, the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) bestows its Walter Gellhorn Innovation Award to a federal agency with the best model practice that can be adopted government-wide. Today, ACUS announced that the 2015 Walter Gellhorn Innovation Award is being presented to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Rebuild by Design Competition.