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Ontario high school deemed world’s greenest school


The Global Coalition for Green Schools’ sustainability competition crowned Canada’s Dunbarton High School (Pickering, Ont.) the ‘Greenest School on Earth.’ The annual competition held by the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) Center for Green Schools was started by the Global Coalition for Green Schools initiative.

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Merger and acquisition on the rise, says AEP survey


Zweig Group’s merger and acquisition survey found 42 percent of architecture, engineering, and planning (AEP) firms were considering buying another firm this year. The “2015 Merger and Acquisition Survey of AEP, and Environmental Consulting Firms” sought input from a number of firms in the industry and found merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is on the rise.

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ACI honors concrete contributions


The American Concrete Institute (ACI) recently recognized the work of more than 100 professionals, groups, and companies at the Concrete Convention and Exposition. The event took place in Kansas City, Missouri, and 22 other awards given out, including the Design Award, the Roger H. Corbetta Concrete Constructor Award, and the ACI Construction Award.

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AEC survey focuses on technology in the industry


A recent survey suggests industry-specific cloud technology is needed for better work performance, in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. Conducted by software company, ARC Document Solutions, and market research company, Newlio, the survey’s purpose was to understand document management’s effect on productivity, efficiency, and overall costs of construction project management.

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ASID announces 2015 award recipients

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The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) announced the winners of its national awards highlighting the best of indoor spaces. The awards represent the highest level of excellence in the interior design community and honor those who have made significant contributions to the profession.

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