Developed with industry trade associations, governing credential boards, and energy efficiency advocates, the new DOE/NIBS guidelines pertain to four related jobs: energy manager, building energy auditor, building operations professional, and building commissioning professional.
DSM is to sell a majority stake in its caprolactam(capro) and acrylonitrile (ACN) operations to UK-headquartered private equity firm CVC Capital Partners in a deal that will see those businesses spun off into a new company.
Lawmakers say they’ve cobbled together enough support for a bipartisan coalition to pass a long-sought update to the nation’s outdated chemical safety laws despite opposition from some Democrats and environmental groups.
The reintroduced Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act includes an amendment that is dividing industry stakeholders—one that repeals Section 433 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, the federal government's 2030 fossil fuel target reduction mandate.
San Antonia, Texas-based Titan Brick, Inc. recently revealed the Titan Brick, a new building block made of 90% dirt and waterproofed with non-toxic chemicals, which requires 90% less energy to produce.
Construction-defects reform passed its first test in the Colorado Legislature late Wednesday, winning bi-partisan support in state Senate committee. The bill is regarded as a critical pre-condition for recovery in the condo market in that state.
With the March update of Alpine’s IntelliVIEW 15.01 software platform for truss builders, Alpine’s Canadian customers are now able to automatically specify Simpson Strong-Tie framing hardware for their job.
An insurer that covered employers under a commercial general liability policy isn't obligated to indemnify the employers if they're found liable in an injured worker's intentional tort claim, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Bayer's Chief Executive Marijn Dekkers said on Wednesday that the drugmaker still preferred selling its MaterialScience division via an initial public offering rather than transferring the subsidiary to its shareholders.
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