Registration open for CONSTRUCT 2016; initial CSI award-winners named

Registration is now open for CONSTRUCT 2016 & the CSI Annual Convention, which will be held in Austin, Texas.

Registration is open for CONSTRUCT 2016 & The CSI Annual Convention, which will be held in Austin, Texas, from September 7 to 9. The event, hosted at the Austin Convention Center and run by Informa, will include the usual CSI Honors & Awards Ceremony, which celebrates the efforts and achievements of those members who have contributed to the U.S. design/construction community

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Annual fire protection conference heading to Las Vegas

From June 13 to 16, Las Vegas will host the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA’s) annual conference and expo. 
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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is holding its annual conference and expo in Las Vegas from June 13 to 16. The conference brings to life the technology, products, and services that help professionals design, build, manage, and maintain facilities conforming to fire, life safety, and electrical codes and standards.

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Gypsum technical documents revised and rereleased

The Gypsum Association (GA) updated two technical documents to better reflect current best practices. 
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The Gypsum Association (GA) recently updated two technical documents to address joint treatment in severe weather and application of gypsum sheathing. GA-236, Joint Treatment Under Extreme Weather Conditions, and GA-253, Application of Gypsum Sheathing, were revised to ensure recommendations reflect current best practices.

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