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NAHB Spearheads Coalition Effort on Lumber

Read original article here https://nahbnow.com/2021/03/nahb-spearheads-coalition-effort-on-lumber/?fbclid=IwAR2--IF6hF-pPUYgb_h2d2fKv1HhZrl8lWo902XNeJ33h7r0tYJD-7wncK4 In an effort led by NAHB, more than 35 organizations today sent a letter to ...
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Powerful Green Initiatives

Powerful Green Initiatives By Abigail KnoppsClimate change is one of the most challenging issues we face today. From raging wildfires ...
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Understanding Green Building Standards in New York

Understanding Green Building Standards in New York By Abigail KnoppsAs new environmental policies and sustainability standards for construction are implemented, ...
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Decoding Carbon – Understanding Carbon over a Building’s Life Cycle

Decoding carbon - Understanding Carbon over a building’s life cycle By Abigail KnoppsWhy is it important to understand the carbon ...
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What do President-Elect Joe Biden’s Climate Plans Mean?

What do President-Elect Joe Biden’s Climate Plans Mean?By Abigail KnoppsPresident-Elect Joe Biden's climate plans are ambitious and some might say ...
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Understanding the Difference in Sustainability Metrics

“Understanding the difference in Sustainability Metrics” By Abigail Knopps and Christina Tsoucalas As sustainability grows in popularity across the globe, ...
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Mega-project The District gets back on track in downtown Jacksonville

Mega-project The District gets back on track in downtown Jacksonville Find original article: https://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/news/local/mega-project-the-district-gets-back-on-track-in-downtown-jacksonville/77-3355ae88-bded-4bb2-b678-e6168324a29f"From a downtown perspective of what that ...
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Tax changes on the horizon: What contractors need to know

Find original article: https://www.constructiondive.com/news/tax-changes-on-the-horizon-what-contractors-need-to-know/591950/As the end of 2020 approaches, even as many construction businesses are still struggling with the fallout ...
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New Jersey to transform toxic dump into COVID-19 memorial

Find original article: https://www.constructionspecifier.com/new-jersey-to-transform-toxic-dump-into-covid-19-memorial/Jersey City, New Jersey, will transform a 35-year-old toxic Superfund site into a brand new 12-ha (30-acre) ...
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Florida’s First: Construction Begins on Facility that Will Convert Landfill Methane to Renewable Natural Gas

Florida’s First: Construction Begins on Facility that Will Convert Landfill Methane to Renewable Natural Gas Find original article: https://www.environmentalleader.com/2020/12/florida-first-construction-begins-on-facility-that-will-convert-landfill-methane-to-renewable-natural-gas/Construction has ...
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Carbon-Positive Materials: No Longer Far-Fetched, Increasingly Available

Carbon-Positive Materials: No Longer Far-Fetched, Increasingly Available By Abigail Knopps and Diksha Jain What is happening now?According to a 2018 ...
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NJ spending $190M to renovate Newark Penn Station. Here’s what improvements you can expect

Find the original article at: https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/transportation/2020/12/08/newark-penn-station-getting-190-m-renovation-what-spent/6490019002/ Gov. Phil Murphy announced $190 million in long-overdue renovations to Newark Penn Station at ...
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How construction managers can provide stability and uncover opportunities in uncertain times

Find the original article at: https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2020/12/07/how-construction-managers-can-provide-stability-an.html Covid-19 has led to challenges we never imagined the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) ...
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Resiliency at the forefront of design and construction in South Florida

Find the original article at: https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2020/12/07/resiliency-at-the-forefront-of-design-and-construc.html As storms strengthen, sea level rises and a pandemic lingers, the word resiliency has ...
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NJ Commits to Using Offshore Wind Energy to Power More Than 3 Million Homes (nbcnewyork.com)

NJ Commits to Using Offshore Wind Energy to Power More Than 3 Million Homes New Jersey wants to be the ...
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PEEK Lands Construction Loan for New Jersey Community (Multi-Housing News)

PEEK Lands Construction Loan for New Jersey Community (Multi-Housing News) Find the original article here. By Beata Lorincz Apex Orange ...
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The Florida Panhandle’s Most Expensive New Construction Just Sold (patch.com)

The Florida Panhandle's Most Expensive New Construction Just Sold (patch.com) Here's how much the homebuyer paid to own a piece ...
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Covid Pushes Real Estate Into the Future (Times)

Covid Pushes Real Estate Into the Future (Times) Original post found here. By Stefanos Chen There’s no going back to the ...
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FL: Brightline update: Fences, quiet zones planned for Jupiter as construction continues

FL: Brightline update: Fences, quiet zones planned for Jupiter as construction continues Find original article here by Mass Transit. The ...
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South Florida’s Hurricane Building Code Is Strong—And North Florida’s Could Be Stronger

by Bob Henson of Weather Underground ·  October 16, 2018, 2:37 PM EDT Original article can be found here on Weather Underground South ...
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Florida May Spend $74 Billion On Seawalls To Prepare For Sea Level Rise

Original article found here from the Miami Beach Times By Theresa Pinto M.S., Contributing Reporter for Miami Beach times MIAMI ...
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Suicide prevention in construction more important than ever

Find original article at: https://www.constructiondive.com/news/suicide-prevention-in-construction-more-important-than-ever/584851/ The COVID-19 crisis has the potential to exacerbate anxiety, depression and other mental health issues ...
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Burger King to build mobile-focused restaurant model in 2021

Find original article at: https://www.constructiondive.com/news/burger-king-to-build-mobile-focused-restaurant-model-in-2021/584831/ Dive Brief: Burger King unveiled two new restaurant designs last week that will have dedicated ...
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What to do when an employee is afraid to return to the jobsite due to COVID-19

What to do when an employee is afraid to return to the jobsite due to COVID-19 Find original article at: ...
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ICC offers guidance for remote virtual inspections

Find original article at: https://www.constructiondive.com/news/icc-offers-guidance-for-remote-virtual-inspections/585302/ The coronavirus pandemic has sped up the implementation of remote virtual inspections for many building departments, and many ...
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More than 60 projects expedited by Trump executive order waiving environmental regulations

Find the original article at: https://www.constructiondive.com/news/more-than-60-projects-expedited-by-trump-executive-order-waiving-environmen/585355/ Dive Brief: Newly released documents provide details into some of the projects that have been expedited ...
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With $4M in backing, Core joins construction jobs app field

Find the original article at: https://www.constructiondive.com/news/with-4m-in-backing-core-joins-construction-jobs-app-field/585543/ Dive Brief: A group of Silicon Valley executives with $4 million in venture backing ...
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