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Jul 02, 2015, 08:43 ET
Restoration Hardware Gallery and South Carolina State Museum

Gilbane Takes Home Two CMAA Project Achievement Awards

 Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction, was recognized for their outstanding projects with two Project Achievement Awards...

Jul 01, 2015, 18:33 ET
Gilbane Building Company, Milwaukee, WI

Gilbane Building Company ranked largest Milwaukee-area Construction Firm

 Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction services, has been ranked the Largest Construction Company in the Milwaukee area by...

Jun 29, 2015, 14:03 ET

Rick Fedrizzi to Step Down as USGBC's CEO end of 2016

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that Rick Fedrizzi, the visionary founder of USGBC and CEO since 2003, will not seek...

Jun 25, 2015, 08:18 ET

AZEK® Pavers Recommends New Enkadrain® 3801 as Effective Drainage Mat for Flat Roof Applications

 AZEK Building Products is now endorsing new Enkadrain® 3801 as an effective drainage mat to be used on flat roof applications between...

Jun 24, 2015, 14:18 ET

Building Trades Applaud New York Leadership for Agreement on 421-a Program

 The following statement was released today by North America's Building Trades Unions in reaction to the agreement reached on the framework for...

Jun 17, 2015, 15:40 ET

InsideIQ Firm Completes Library Recommissioning Project Yielding Energy Savings, Utility Rebates

 The Ramsey County Library in Roseville, Minn, is saving more than $10,000 annually in utility charges as a result of completing a...

Jun 17, 2015, 08:38 ET

CPG Building Products Pumps Up Distribution and Sales Support in Dallas, Ft. Worth, San Antonio and Austin Markets

 CPG Building Products today announced that Gaiennie Lumber Company, headquartered in Opelousas, LA, will expand their distribution of AZEK and...

Jun 16, 2015, 18:50 ET

Tom Comery is elected President and CEO of Eco Building Products, Inc.; Gerry Czarnecki is elected Chairman of the board of directors of Eco Building Products, Inc.

 Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) announced  today that the Board of Directors of Eco Building Products, Inc. has elected Tom...

Jun 16, 2015, 18:50 ET

Eco Building Products, Inc.'s Chairman and CEO Steve Conboy to Leave the Company

 Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) announced that Steve Conboy, Chairman and CEO of Eco Building Products, Inc. has decided to step...

Jun 15, 2015, 16:43 ET

Gilbane Building Company Leadership Gives Back to the Community

Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction services, made good on their company tagline of "building more than buildings."  On...

Jun 15, 2015, 08:30 ET

Building Systems Design, Inc. Announces Release of Water and Wastewater Equipment Specification Sections

 Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD) today announced the release of 43 specification sections that are part of a planned Division...

Jun 09, 2015, 11:00 ET
James Busam, Gilbane Vice President, National Client Team accepts JLL Supplier Distinction Award from Denver Clark, Jones Lang LaSalle CPO for the Americas

Gilbane Receives Supplier of Distinction Award from Jones Lang LaSalle

Gilbane Building Company has announced it has been named a 2014 Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Supplier of Distinction Award recipient.  The Award...

Jun 09, 2015, 10:54 ET

Firestone Building Products Names 2015 Partner in Quality Award Winners

 Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive "Roots to Rooftops" product portfolio,...

Jun 03, 2015, 07:00 ET

Eco Building Products, Inc. Announces An AIA-Approved Course That Is Now Available At The Ron Blank & Associates Online Education Portal

 Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) a leading expert in advanced lumber coatings, announced today an ECOB sponsored AIA-approved course...

Jun 02, 2015, 17:40 ET

Diseñador De Construcciones De Membrana Tensada Obtiene La Certificación ISO 9001:2008

 Legacy Building Solutions, Un diseñador, fabricante e instalador líder en construcciones de membrana tensada, ha obtenido la...

Jun 02, 2015, 16:05 ET

NCI Building Systems Reports Second Quarter 2015 Fiscal Year Results

NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS) today reported financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended May 3, 2015. Second Quarter 2015...

Jun 02, 2015, 14:46 ET
Legacy Building Solutions, a leading designer, manufacturer and installer of tension fabric buildings, has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification.

Designer of Engineered Fabric Buildings Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

 Legacy Building Solutions, a leading designer, manufacturer and installer of tension fabric buildings, has achieved ISO 9001:2008...

Jun 01, 2015, 10:00 ET

Lumesis and Build America Mutual Team to Improve Access to Muni Bond Information

 Build America Mutual, the first mutual insurer of US municipal bonds, and Lumesis, Inc. a leading provider of business efficiency, regulatory...

May 29, 2015, 08:40 ET

How to Keep the Wave of Vacation Ownership Development From Becoming a Rip Tide

 The timeshare industry is enjoying a significant wave of expansion as an entire generation of vacation ownership buildings reaches maturity....

May 20, 2015, 11:23 ET
From left to right: Bill Browning, founding partner, Terrapin Bright Green, LLC; Ryan Mai, vice president, UTC Building & Industrial Systems, Hong Kong; Wong Kam Sing, JP, secretary for the environment, Environment Bureau; Conrad Wong, chairman, Hong Kong Green Building Council; John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer, UTC Building & Industrial Systems; and Rick Fedrizzi, CEO, U.S. Green Building Council.

The Future of Green Building in Hong Kong

 The future is green for Hong Kong, as sustainability initiatives advance for the region's growing urban population. For the first time, the...