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bc construction shut down Industry leaders warn B.C. construction should brace for shutdown

British Columbia’s private construction industry should brace for a complete shutdown, according to industry leaders, following the lead of Quebec which closed all non-essential construction sites at midnight March 24. “It is the inevitable next step,” said Jon Stovell, president and…

American Wood Council AWC Supports “Begin Actual Construction” Guidance

American Wood Council (AWC) President & CEO Robert Glowinski issued a statement following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) release of the draft “Begin Actual Construction” air guidance memo. It clairfies that construction on non-emission elements of a project can begin before…

offshore oil wells transformed Offshore oil platforms are re-imagined as self-sustaining homes

As the world looks for sustainable housing solutions to meet the needs of a burgeoning population, Paris-based design firm XTU Architects has unveiled a conceptual design that would convert old oil platforms into plant-covered homes of the future. The project, X_Lands, would not…

iapmo IAPMO Uniform Codes and Standards Update

by Hugo Aguilar, Senior Vice President of Codes and Standards Development, The IAPMO Group The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) continues to protect the public through its ANSI-approved development process where a third-party oversight assures a true consensus…