18% Jump On Nonresidential Commercial construction

Nonresidential construction looks to gain more momentum throughout the spring after getting  off to a hot start this year. Nonresidential Construction Increase   The construction sector added 37,000 jobs in March, which is the largest gain so far this year. The first three months of the year have seen an average gain of 25,000 jobs, or an increase of 7.1 percent compared to … Read More

Increased Minimum Energy Performance is Required by New LEED 2009 Projects

April 8, new requirements went into effect Increased Minimum Energy Performance All new projects registering for LEED 2009 beginning on April 8, 2016 will need to satisfy increased minimum energy performance thresholds, recently announced by The U.S. Green Building Council recently. Projects must now earn a minimum of four points in the Energy Performance credits. The referenced energy standard and modeling requirements … Read More