INDUSTRY NEWS

CBO Report Estimates Damage from Hurricane Winds and Flooding Costs $54 Billion Annually

Industry News April 17, 2019 CBO Report Estimates Damage from Hurricane Winds and Flooding Costs $54 Billion Annually Losses to the U.S. economy from hurricane winds and storm-related flooding are…

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U.S.Chamber Survey Finds Support for Market-Driven Energy Policy, Streamlined Permitting

Industry News April 12, 2019 U.S.Chamber Survey Finds Support for Market-Driven Energy Policy, Streamlined Permitting A new survey by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Energy Institute finds strong public…

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

Industry News 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…

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EPA Report Lays Out Consequences of Unchecked Climate Change

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…

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International Women’s Day Forum on Diverse Workplaces

Industry News March 8, 2019 International Women’s Day Forum on Diverse Workplaces As part of ACEC’s focus on workforce development, ACEC Senior Director of Tax and Regulatory Affairs Katharine Mottley…

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Senators Introduce Bill to Set Timeline for EPA on PFAS

Industry News March 5, 2019 Senators Introduce Bill to Set Timeline for EPA on PFAS Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) have introduced a bill to require the…

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Cybersecurity Company Asserts Chinese Hackers Targeting Engineering, Transportation, Defense Firms

Industry News March 5, 2019 Cybersecurity Company Asserts Chinese Hackers Targeting Engineering, Transportation, Defense Firms Cybersecurity Company Asserts Chinese Hackers Targeting Engineering, Transportation, Defense Firms The cyber-espionage firm FireEye asserts…

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Green New Deal Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Energy; What’s Your Opinion?

Industry News February 8, 2019 Green New Deal Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Energy; What’s Your Opinion? Democratic members of Congress have introduced the Green New Deal (GND), an aspirational…

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First International BIM Standards Published

Industry News February 7, 2019 First International BIM Standards Published The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has released the first international Building Information Modeling (BIM) standards. The new standards, which…

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