VOLUME Construction Advisor Today   ISSUE 153   APRIL 06, 2012

 

By Bruce Jervis

 

People have a tendency to want to explain themselves, even when not asked to do so. In the arena of public procurement, this can be disastrous. Unsolicited statements, references or explanations accompanying a bid submittal have ruined many a low bid. There are two recent examples. ... Read more.


 

By Steve Rizer

 

In an effort to increase the chances of congressional energy-efficiency legislation being adopted next year, the Alliance to Save Energy (ASE) has formed a “blue ribbon” commission to promote, as the advocacy group put it, “a new set of national energy-efficiency policies that, taken together, could make the United States one of the world’s most energy-efficient economies by 2030.” The new Alliance Commission on National Energy Efficiency Policy, led by Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and National Grid USA President Tom King, consists of various representatives from advocacy groups, public organizations, and businesses. ... Read more.


 

By Steve Rizer

 

BuildingSMART International and several industry partners have launched a worldwide initiative to help promote open building information modeling (BIM) collaboration workflows throughout the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. BuildingSMART described open BIM as a "universal approach to the collaborative design, realization, and operation of buildings based on open standards and workflows." Partners in the new endeavor include Nemetschek Group, Tekla, and other software vendors. ... Read more.


 

 

 

 

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