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ABAA Air Barrier Association of America
ACHP Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
AAC Aluminum Anodizers Council
AEC Aluminum Extruders Council
AAMA American Architectural Manufacturers Association
ACA American Coatings Association
ACEC American Council of Engineering Companies
ACI American Concrete Institute
AIA The American Institute of Architects
American Institute of Building Design
APA American Planning Association
APA The Engineered Wood Association 
American Society of Civil Engineers
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ASCC American Society of Concrete Contractors
ASID American Society of Interior Designers
ASLA American Society of Landscape Architects
ALA Association of Licensed Architects
Better Buildings
BSLC Binational Softwood Lumber Council
BIA The Brick Industry Association
CfAD Center for Active Design
Concrete Network
CRRC Cool Roof Rating Council
CSI The Construction Specifications Institute
DBIA Design-Build Institute of America
Energy.Gov Office of Renewable Resources
GANA Glass Association of North America
GBA Green Building Alliance
GRHC Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
GA Gypsum Association
IIBEC International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants
IBPSA International Building Performance Simulation Association
ICRI International Concrete Repair Institute
INSTALL International Standards and Training Alliance
IWBI International WELL Building Institute
IWFA International Window Film Association
MBMA Metal Building Manufacturers Association
MCA Metal Construction Association
MPI Paint Info
NCCA National Coil Coating Association
NFCA National Fenestration Rating Council
NFPA National Fire Protection Association
National Institute of Building Sciences
NCPA National Precast Concrete Association
NRMCA National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
NRCA National Roofing Contractors Association
Natural Stone Council
NAPHN North American Passive House Network
NSF International
PIMA Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association
PCA Portland Cement Association
RCMA Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association
SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SCIP  Specifications Consultants in Independent Practice
SWR Institute Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute
Think Wood
TCA Tilt-Up Concrete Association
ULI Urban Land Institute
USGBC US Green Building Council The Vinyl Institute Whole Building Design Guide
WDMA Window and Door Manufacturers Association
Wood Products Council WoodWorks


Latest association news

AIA mourns death of Philip Freelon, FAIA

“We are saddened to learn of the loss of notable architect Phil Freelon, FAIA,” said AIA EVP/Chief Executive Officer Robert Ivy, FAIA. “Phil was a trailblazer in the architecture community and a pioneer of public spaces. His contributions to the design of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, notable projects in communities across the United States as well as his positive influence on the profession and our society will be felt for years to come.”

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Building for a future of extreme weather events

Heather Bender, Strategic Marketing Manager, CornellCookson, discusses building guidelines and standards for storm shelters and safe rooms with which architects, designers and constructions pros should be familiar, especially during this time period of extreme weather events. “From doors to windows, building envelope systems to roofing material, the A&D community have powerful new tools in creating safe rooms and hurricane shelters. At the heart of this evolution are FEMA P-316 and ICC 500 standards, both of which were created to provide guidelines and requirements that promote life safety.”

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Refine your skills at CONSTRUCT 2019

CONSTRUCT offers a variety of different solutions-driven learning opportunities for you to stay up-to-date on the latest trends, refine your skills, and increase your knowledge that will in turn give you a competitive edge in your field. During the three-day educational program you could earn 18+ hours in CEUs with AIA LUs/HSW, BOMI, ICC, IIBEC, GBCI and/or NARI.

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Gypsum Association launches new website

According to the Gypsum Association, efficiently and effectively providing technical expertise on gypsum panel products is the objective of the new redesign. Responding to technical questions about gypsum panels and systems is among the Association’s core competencies. The redesign includes more robust search functionality, new content, and is optimized for mobile devices. Downloading and page loading times are decreased markedly compared to the former site.

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Dodge Momentum Index increases in June

Despite the improvement shown by Dodge Data & Analytics’ Dodge Momentum Index in June, planning for commercial and institutional building projects has clearly stepped back from the torrid pace set during the first half of 2018. Indeed, the average of the overall Momentum Index through the first six months of 2019 was 4.3% lower than the same period a year ago, with the commercial component down 5.2% and the institutional component down 3.0%.

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ACI Certification Verify App now available for download

“ACI-certified workers are critically important to the concrete industry, as they provide assurance that testing, placing, and inspecting are performed correctly.  Through our certification programs, ACI is strengthening the workforce with competent and proven individuals who can perform their jobs in a way that will help ensure longevity for the industry,” continued Nehasil.

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Expanding AEC collaboration at CONSTRUCT with new show features

“Each year we look to enhance CONSTRUCT for our attendees and exhibitors. The new show features provide additional ways AEC communities can connect and collaborate. Face-to-face engagement is vital to the success of the industry and CONSTRUCT is the platform for continued collaborative learning” said Douglas Lugo, CONSTRUCT Show Director. This year’s educational program includes a top-notch line-up of influential industry speakers. Some of the featured speakers include Joseph Lstiburek, PhD, Paul Doherty, Beth Stroshane, Marc Chavez, Lane Beougher, and Cherise Lakeside, as well as over 65 other thought leaders and experts in the industry. Those that participate in education at CONSTRUCT can earn over 18+ hours of CEU’s from AIA, BOMI, CSI, GBCI, IIBEC, ICC, and/or NARI.

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New York Sanitation Building Wows with Perforated Solar Fins Enriched with Lumiflon FEVE Resin

Dattner Architects and WXY Architecture + Urban Design teamed up to design New York City’s Manhattan Districts 1/2/5 Garage and Spring Street Salt Shed. The 2,600 custom perforated aluminum solar fins, “float” off the building masonry base and reduce the building’s solar heat. The louvers were protected with IFS Coatings’ IFS 500 FP, a Lumiflon-enriched product.

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INSTALL works alongside industry experts to put finishing touches on concrete polishing curriculum

INSTALL is leading the charge in developing and implementing a comprehensive concrete polishing curriculum. The organization has worked hand-in-hand with manufacturers, contractors and industry influencers over the past few years to craft a new curriculum based on real-world challenges. The training is nearing completion and will soon be implemented across the United States and Canada.

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