US climate law takes shape

As 2022 winds down and we look back, the biggest story (other than the war in Ukraine) was the passage of the most historic climate law in US history, the Inflation Reduction Act (Act). The new law aims to transform the US economy to align with the global urgency of taking action to mitigate the... Continue Reading →

Embodied carbon reduction in the built environment

Earlier this year, the US passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, with $369 billion in funding intended to cut climate pollution in half by 2030 (from 2005 levels). The private sector is also embracing capital-allocation strategies that take environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues into account with their business practices. Over the next few... Continue Reading →

New ASCE map highlights new infrastructure projects

As part of its Report Card for America’s Infrastructure project, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently released a map of projects funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. ASCE created the resource in collaboration with economic development non-profit Accelerator for America to showcase the impact of the five-year federal investment.  Firms can use... Continue Reading →

ACEC releases design-build study

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Research Institute, in partnership with the University of Colorado, has released, “Design-Build State of Practice: Recommendations for Agencies and Industry on Effective Project Delivery,” a landmark study that examines design-build project delivery features and challenges that affect the success of the project. More importantly, the report highlights recommendations... Continue Reading →

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