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DOE Reviews ASHRAE 90.1 to Evaluate Energy Performance

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released its Preliminary Energy Savings Analysis of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2019, and is currently accepting written comments from interested parties on any subject within the scope of the analysis. According to the Energy Conservation … Continue reading

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President Proclaims May National Building Safety Month

President Joe Biden issued a proclamation last week, making May 2021 National Building Safety Month, to “recognize the importance of strengthening our buildings and infrastructure to serve the needs and ensure the safety of every American.” The proclamation also acknowledges … Continue reading

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Union Organization Backs Executive Order In Support of Labor Union and Workers

President Biden signed an executive order on Monday, April 26, establishing a new White House task force to empower and promote labor workers and unions across the country. At least one glazing industry union organization has spoken out in support … Continue reading

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Unions Oppose Homeland Security’s Addition of 22,000 H-2B Visas

Several labor unions, including the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, are opposing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Labor’s (DOL) H-2B Visa increase. … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio Addresses Construction, Manufacturing Industry Coalition

With the 2016 presidential election a year away, the construction and manufacturing industries are keeping a collective eye on how the candidates’ policies will affect business. Wednesday evening, thousands of industry members had an opportunity to get into the specifics … Continue reading

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