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Building Safety Month
May is Building Safety Month. In this coronavirus world, building safety has taken on greater meaning as the nation’s leaders figure out how to keep citizens safe, while reopening the parts of the economy to business again. The International Code Council is readying for its 40th annual Building Safety Month, which includes a host of virtual… more
Whole Building Design Guide
The global pandemic has changed much of how we live, work, and operate. So, the National Institute of Building Sciences has developed a resource for those looking for recent developments, financial assistance information, webinars and events, continuing education, and other impacts of the coronavirus on the building sector. The Building Industry… more
essential critical infrastructure
All eyes are on the COVID-19 situation, watching things unfold. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), different parts of the country are seeing different levels of COVID-19 activity. “The duration and severity of each pandemic phase can vary depending on the characteristics of the virus and the public health response… more
World Water Day
It reminds us of the strong link between water and climate change. Adapting to the water effects of climate change will protect health and save lives, says United Nations Water (UN-Water), which coordinates the efforts of UN entities and international organizations working on water and sanitation issues. WWD infographicEveryone has a role to… more
International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day is March 8. According to the IWD site, “The race is on for the gender equal boardroom, a gender equal government, gender equal media coverage, gender equal workplaces, gender equal sports coverage, more gender equality in health and wealth.” This has been a work in progress over several years, but we’re not there yet.… more