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Broad coalition asks Congress to expand local rooftop and community solar power for all

A coalition of advocates representing civil rights, indigenous, environment, equity, rural and business organizations is calling on Congress to prioritize the equitable and just deployment of renewable energy through policies that support expanding local rooftop and community solar power for … Continue reading

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GAF Invests $100 Million into New Shingle Recycling Program

“With Earth Day upon us, I’m really happy to announce that GAF has successfully produced shingles with 15% recycled material,” said GAF President Jim Schnepper in an exclusive video chat with RC.

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Construction Starts in February

U.S. Industry Snapshot – February 2021 Nonresidential Construction Starts -30% YTD Versus ‘Normal’ – read on Daily Commercial News Despite Hope for Strong Economic Recovery, February Sees Further Decline in National Construction Starts – read on Dodge Data and Analytics

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A Look into the Construction Industry Post-Pandemic

Employer stresses the importance sanitation and social distancing.

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Roofing Day 2021: A Virtual Washington D.C. Experience

Immigration, education among topics at Roofing Day 2021

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What the American Rescue Plan Means for Roofing

COVID-19 relief plan contains money for construction

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10 Top Projects in LEED’s Leading States

A roundup of outstanding developments in the states that earned USGBC’s highest ratings in 2020. The state counted 94 projects certified by USGBC in 2020, for a total of more than 16 million square feet, or nearly 2.1 per capita. … Continue reading

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The Current State of Jobs in Construction

Despite 2020 layoffs, construction’s labor woes persist -read on Construction Dive Construction Loses 61K Jobs in February as Unemployment Rate Hits 9.6% -read on Engineer News-Record

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Yes, Even Vaccinated Employees Must Continue Wearing Masks

“it is important to wear a face covering and remain physically distant from co-workers and customers even if you have been vaccinated because it is not known at this time how vaccination affects transmissibility.”

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US spending on construction projects rises 1.7% in January

Read the article on Associated Press by Matt Ott here.

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