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ABC National Office Certified Under Green Globes Sustainable Interiors Program

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced June 4 that ABC National’s headquarters office in Washington, D.C. is one of the first buildings to be certified under its new Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors (SI) program. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Voices Support for Workforce Development Legislation

ABC May 28 sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Education and the Workforce Committee urging passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). WIOA represents an important opportunity to improve our workforce development system by increasing local business input in developing job training programs and improving access to federal funding for non-union training programs.
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Comments on Changes to the IgCC Accepted Until Jan. 10

Members of the public can create an account with the International Code Council (ICC) and submit proposals for changes to the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) until Jan. 10. Any proposal submitted will be posted online by March 2014 to be reviewed by the public and heard by two technical committees in open hearings. 
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A Cost-Effective Green Building Training & Education Solution

ABC is offering its members a series of Green Building Toolbox Talks, which are designed to help members drive green education to the craftworker level. The talks are also available in Spanish.
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LEED v4 is Approved and Will be Launched in November

LEED v4 has been approved by a vote of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) members and will be launched during the Greenbuild conference in November 2013. 
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GSA Request for Information on Green Building Certification Systems Due April 8

Submissions related to the General Services Administration Feb. 5 request for information regarding their review of green building certification systems for use in federal buildings are due April 8.
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GSA Requests Information on Green Building Certification Systems

The General Services Administration Feb. 5 issued a request for information regarding their review of green building certification systems for use in federal buildings.
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A Cost-Effective Green Building Training & Education Solution

ABC is offering its members a series of Green Building Toolbox Talks, which are designed to help members drive green education to the craftworker level. The talks are now also available in Spanish.
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NCPPP Hosts 2nd Annual Federal Government Energy Workshop

The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) is hosting its second federal government energy workshop Sept. 19-20 in Arlington, Va. Read the rest of entry »