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Surveys Show Impacts of COVID-19 on Contractor and Architecture Firms

An increasing number of construction contractors are laying off employees while architecture firms are reporting fewer new design projects due to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to separate surveys conducted by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America … Continue reading

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Industry Leaders Testify About Cleaner Building Efforts

Representatives from several industry organizations came together Friday to testify about increasing energy efficiency in the building sector to reduce the greenhouse gas pollution attributed to commercial and residential buildings. Witnesses requested before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Remain Flat

Demand for design services in May remained essentially flat in comparison to the previous month, according to a new report today from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May showed a small increase … Continue reading

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Glass Companies Focus on Aesthetics and Energy Efficiency at the AIA Conference

Architects’ demand for customization and aesthetically pleasing products that also perform is driving much of the product development seen from glass companies at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2019 in Las Vegas. Safti First is showcasing its new SuperClear 45-HS-LI, … Continue reading

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Green New Deal Proposes Strict Environmental Goals

A new bill introduced to Congress last week by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) could lead to stricter environment regulations. House Resolution 109 – 116th Congress (2019-2020), also known as the Green New Deal, does not propose that Congress budget funds … Continue reading

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