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April 9, 2019

USGBC Releases LEED v4.1 for Cities, Communities and Residential Homes

The new LEED v4.1 certification is available for homes, cities, and communities. The certification places an emphasis on performance monitoring, social equity, fully integrated designs, and human health factors.

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Industry News
April 9, 2019

EPA Report Lays Out Consequences of Unchecked Climate Change

EPA scientists paint a dire picture of the economic and societal impacts of unchecked climate change in a comprehensive report published in the Nature journal on Monday. The report analyzes how 22 impacts of climate change, such as rising sea levels or longer pollen seasons, will affect the U.S. economy and social fabric.

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2019 EEA Gala Registration Surges Past 700; Seats Filling Up Fast

ACEC News / Convention
April 8, 2019

2019 EEA Gala Registration Surges Past 700; Seats Filling Up Fast

More than 700 have registered for the upcoming Engineering Excellence Awards Gala, to be held Tuesday, May 7th at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C., as part of the 2019 ACEC Annual Convention.

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Advocacy / Member Organizations
April 5, 2019

ACEC/Illinois to Use Minuteman Fund Grant to Pass Sustainable Transportation Funding

ACEC/Illinois has been awarded an ACEC Minuteman Fund grant for a comprehensive advocacy campaign to win sustainable transportation funding.

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Member Firm News
June 15, 2021

How and where we access health care is changing rapidly due to the pressures COVID-19 has brought to bear on our health services globally.  One of the changes has been in health facility design, according to  Jacobs’ Director of Health Infrastructure Matthew Holmes and Healthcare Architect and Physician Dr. Diana Anderson.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


June 15, 2021

A Roadmap to NetZero, part of Black & Veatch’s Hydrogen 2021 program, presents a technology agnostic guide to strategic decarbonization road mapping

https://www.bv.com/news/d


June 8, 2021

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announced the acquisition of Edmonds Engineering. The 75+ person firm has five locations with offices in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee, with its headquarters located in Birmingham, Alabama.

https://www.dewberry.com/


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,549,000 (April)
1,538,300 (March)

Construction Spending
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$1,513,100,000 (March)
$1,509,900,000 (February)

Dodge Momentum Index
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162.4 (April)
149.5 (March)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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331 Deals--Up 9 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.9 (April)
55.6 (March)

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