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  • MAY 1ST MARKS THE START OF BUILDING SAFETY MONTH

    Month-long celebration highlights importance of codes for building safety. By Mary Salmonsen May 2018 marks the 38th annual Building Safety Month, an international campaign highlighting the importance of building safety, building codes, and building code officials.

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  • NEW CHEMICAL BINDING AGENT MAKES RAMMED EARTH STRUCTURES 25 TIMES STRONGER

    UBC Okanagan researchers apply new treatments to one of the world’s oldest building materials. By Mary Salmonsen

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  • Pinocchio’s Ninth Annual Ride for the Tata’s (2018)

    It’s that time of year again for Pinocchio’s Ninth Annual Ride for the Ta-Ta’s. The event is now a two-day event, with the Dinner on Saturday evening the 19th of May And the Ride on the morning of Sunday the 20th. We need you to reach into your pocket and contribute to this Great Charity,

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  • RESEARCHERS DEVELOP A FIRE-DETECTING WALLPAPER

    A new wallpaper may be able to detect fires, reports James Holloway for New Atlas.  

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  • BANK OF AMERICA PREDICTS RECESSION IS AT LEAST A FEW YEARS AWAY

    Some members of the investment community who are watching bond yields rise are predicting that the current economic cycle could be reaching a peak. That has sparked fears that a recession could be looming. But, as CNBC staffer Silvia Amaro reports, Bank of America’s investment arm says the economy is at least 27 months away from a

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  • 11 INNOVATIONS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF HVAC

    These new solutions help boost efficiency, cut costs, and improve customer satisfaction. by BUILDER blogger Paul Hill.

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