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FEATURED ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

American Architectural Manufacturers Association
The Brick Industry Association
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
WoodWorks - Wood Products Council
Air Barrier Association of America
Center for Active Design
RCI, Inc.
The American Institute of Architects
Cool Roof Rating Council
INTERNATIONAL LIVING FUTURE INSTITUTE
American Society of Landscape Architects
Natural Stone Council

FULL LIST OF ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

100RC 100 Resilient Cities
AAC  Aluminum Anodizers Council
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
ARCAT
ASID American Society of Interior Designers
ASLA American Society of Landscape Architects
AWC  American Wood Council
ALA Association of Licensed Architects
Better Buildings
BSLC Binational Softwood Lumber Council
BIA The Brick Industry Association
BuildSteel
CfAD Center for Active Design
Concrete Network
CSI The Construction Specifications Institute
CRRC Cool Roof Rating Council
CTBUH Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
DBIA Design-Build Institute of America
Energy.Gov Office of Renewable Resources
Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA)
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
INTERNATIONAL LIVING FUTURE 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
NGA/GANA National Glass Association/Glass Association of North America
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

U.S. House of Representatives passes bill requiring disaster recovery funds adhere to latest codes

U.S. House of Representatives passes bill requiring disaster recovery funds adhere to latest codes

The International Code Council announced today that the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Reforming Disaster Recovery Act (H.R. 3702), requiring that new construction and rehabilitation funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant disaster recovery program (CDBG-DR) adhere to the latest building codes.

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Architects Foundation now accepting applications for scholarship programs

Architects Foundation now accepting applications for scholarship programs

The Architects Foundation, the philanthropic partner of The American Institute of Architects (AIA), is now accepting applications for five scholarships supporting students pursuing architecture degrees. The Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship is a $10,000 award toward tuition and fees supporting a woman studying architecture within a NAAB-accredited bachelor or master’s degree program. The awardee will also receive a senior mentor from Payette for the scholarship year.

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October construction starts fall 11 percent

October construction starts fall 11 percent

Dodge Data & Analytics announced today that new construction starts declined 11% in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $696.3 billion. This is the third consecutive monthly drop in construction starts activity. “Concern over the health of the U.S. economy continues to play a key role in the pullback in starts over the past few months,” stated Richard Branch, Chief Economist for Dodge Data & Analytics. “However, solid real estate fundamentals (such as vacancy rates) in addition to stable public funding will continue to support a modest level of construction activity across both public and private projects.”

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Uniform Evaluation Service (UES) report verifies ResinDek® mezzanine flooring complies with International Building Codes (IBC) and International Residential Codes (IRC)

Uniform Evaluation Service (UES) report verifies ResinDek® mezzanine flooring complies with International Building Codes (IBC) and International Residential Codes (IRC)

“Having documentation such as this report from an organization that is widely known and trusted by code officials saves time during the permitting process,” explained Scott McGill, Director of Engineering for Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products. “Our ResinDek engineered flooring product is still relatively new in the marketplace, meaning building officials may not be familiar with it. IAPMO’s UES Reports provide officials with a single document that details all the relevant testing data, as well as lists all the requirements for code acceptance—including for 1-, 1.5- and 2-hour UL fire-resistance rated assemblies.”

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ASID announces opening of awards programs for 2020

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has opened four of its leading awards programs for submissions. Encompassing projects and people, these honors highlight the value of interior design and shine a spotlight on those promoting the impact of design in their practice and work. The awards launched include: ASID National Awards, ASID Fellowship, ASID Ones to Watch, and the ASID Outcome of Design Awards.

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Level 3 Design Group awarded with Marriott’s Renovation of the Year

Level 3 Design Group awarded with Marriott’s Renovation of the Year

“This project was challenging; it took 5 years to complete. I’m pleased we were able to create a custom design that stayed true to the rich culture of Ventura Beach and aligns with the new design direction of Marriott International. That’s the silver lining,” said Eduardo Renteria, senior designer for Level 3.

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The WELL Conference to make its debut in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2020

The WELL Conference is the first major gathering to focus solely on the health and well-being of people and how better buildings, communities, organizations, products and technologies help all of us connect and thrive.  Designed to offer a richly immersive experience for attendees across multiple sectors, the goal is to present a conference experience that is health-centric and mentally stimulating, setting the platform for a strong sense of community for all attendees. 

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Dodge Momentum Index moves higher in October

Dodge Momentum Index moves higher in October

Dodge Momentum Index October’s increase was due entirely to a recovery in institutional planning projects, which had stepped back over the previous few months. Institutional planning moved 22.8% higher in the month while commercial planning lost 0.5%. 

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