Category: News/Advocacy

IIBEC Advocacy – August 2021

August 09, 2021

IIBEC-Backed Brooks Language Included in House Funding Bill On June 29, the House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2022 Financial Services and General Funding Bill, which includes IIBEC-backed language upholding the Brooks Act. Specifically, the language states: SEC. 529. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used by the General […]

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GSA Nominee Carnahan Confirmed by Senate

July 06, 2021

On June 29, Robin Carnahan was confirmed by the Senate as the 45th administrator of the General Services Administration. Carnahan’s previous experience with the GSA was as the head of 18F, GSA’s tech consultants for federal, state, and local governments. Prior to that, she served as Missouri’s secretary of state. Through its membership in the […]

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NRC Releases Resilience Performance Standard for Low-Slope Roofing

July 01, 2021

The National Research Council (NRC) Canada has announced the publication of a new performance-based standard, CSA A123.26-2021, Performance Requirements for Climate Resilience of Low Slope Membrane Roofing Systems. CSA A123.26 was published by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group and is intended to be used by building designers, building owners, building code officials, product manufacturers, […]

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