Tag: advocacy

TA-019 Withdrawn for Additional Review

May 04, 2020

After further review, IIBEC has determined that IIBEC-TA-19-2020, “Modified Bitumen Cool Roof Cap Sheets,” is unintentionally incomplete and could be misconstrued; as a result, the technical advisory has been withdrawn. The IIBEC Technical Advisory Committee has begun a process to revise and update the technical advisory. Additionally, the process for reviewing and approving technical advisories […]

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Reopening of the Michigan Economy Responsibly with the Roofing Industry

April 29, 2020

IIBEC and its Great Lakes Chapter were two of 16 organizations in the roofing and insurance industry that signed a letter requesting Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer consider the roofing industry and its supply chain as essential in the safe reopening of that state’s economy. The industry letter outlines five specific reasons why the construction industry […]

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IIBEC Is Signatory to Letter to NE Governors on Importance of Construction Industry Amid COVID-19

April 27, 2020

A coalition of 109 companies and organizations, representing a broad span of the construction industry, delivered a letter to the governors of Northeastern states underscoring the ability of the industry to operate safely in the face of the pandemic and the significant role the construction industry will play in leading the region’s economic recovery. IIBEC was one […]

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Roofing Day in DC

February 01, 2020

The third annual Roofing Day in D.C. will be held April 21-22, 2020. In 2019, IIBEC members represented 20% of the 378 individuals who took part in the event, organized by the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA). The 76 IIBEC members who participated last year represented 56 companies (plus IIBEC itself) and hailed from 24 […]

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IIBEC Congratulates the U.S. Senate for Passing the Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act

January 09, 2020

In late December, just before Congress adjourned for the holiday season, the U.S. Senate passed the Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act (S. 1434), an important bill supported by IIBEC that affects the design and construction industry. The Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act (S. 1434) prohibits federal agencies from purchasing design or construction services using reverse […]

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IIBEC Works with U.S. Congress to Pass Legislative Language to Ensure Responsible, Cost-Effective, and Fair Procurement Practices

July 10, 2019

By Jeff Taylor IIBEC is pleased to report that in June, the U.S. House of Representatives approved responsible construction procurement legislative report language in its FY’20 appropriations process. For the second year in a row, the U.S. House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government subcommittee has included direction to the General Services Administration (GSA) focused […]

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Cobb County Procurement Decision is Win for Industry

May 22, 2019

By Director of Industry Affairs Brian Gardner IIBEC Georgia Chapter members from Cobb County, GA (Past Presidents Pat Downey and Arthur “Chip” Ward), IIBEC First Vice President Scott Hinesley, and Director of Industry Affairs Brian Gardner met in April with Cobb County purchasing administrators to discuss the county’s procurement of construction via cooperative purchasing. On […]

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IIBEC Involvement in Roofing Day in DC Is Strong

April 11, 2019

The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants came out in force at this, the second annual Roofing Day in DC held April 3-4 on Capitol Hill. Seventy-six individuals out of 378 who checked in identified themselves as IIBEC members—some 20% of the total. This was a slight improvement over last year, when 72 IIBEC (then […]

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