Gas Association A.G.A.
acts as a clearinghouse for gas energy information, as
a catalyst in technical and energy policy matters, and
voice for its members.
Institute of Architects Since
1857, the AIA has been the collective voice of America's
architects. Representing 58,000 members, the Institute
advances the value of architects and architecture and their
role in shaping the public's quality of life.
Institute of Building Design - The American
Institute of Building Design is a nonprofit professional
organization dedicated to the development, recognition, and
enhancement of the profession of building design.
Institute of Steel
Construction - Not only does
AISC write the Standards that provide the foundation for
steel design in the U.S., we also offer Training and Networking
opportunities to keep the steel community informed and connected.
And AISC offers direct Member Benefits.
Iron and Steel Insitute For
over a century, North American steel producers have left
their day-to-day rivalries behind to work as partners and
members of the American Iron and Steel Institute in furthering
its mission to promote steel as the material of choice
and enhance the competitiveness of the North American steel
industry and its member companies.
National Standards Institute This
site has been designed to provide the Institute's members
and customers with convenient access to information on
the ANSI Federation and the latest national and international
standards-related activities. ANSI Online also offers links
to a number of our member's web sites and to other key
national and international organizations.
Society of Civil Engineers The
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), founded in
1852, is the oldest national professional engineering society
in the United States. ASCE is dedicated to the advancement
of the individual civil engineer and the advancement of
the science and profession of civil engineering through
Society for Continuing Education ASCE
is one of the country's leading private providers of cost-effective,
quality continuing professional education for accounting
and tax professionals. Our CPE materials are used by thousands
of accounting firms, individuals, corporations, universities,
and government agencies to meet their mandatory reporting
Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers ASHRAE,
the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning
Engineers is an international organization of 50,000 persons
with chapters throughout the world. The Society is
organized for the sole purpose of advancing the arts and sciences of heating,
ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration for the public's benefit through
research, standards writing, continuing education and publications.
Society of Mechanical Engineers To
promote and enhance the technical competency and professional
well-being of our members, and through quality programs
and activities in mechanical engineering, better enable
its practitioners to contribute to the well-being of humankind.
Society of Professional Estimators -
Home of bid day professionals since 1956- advancing ethics,
knowledge; professionalism in construction cost estimating.
Subcontractors Association The
American Subcontractors Association, Inc. (ASA) is a non-profit
trade association of both union and open shop subcontractors,
specialty trade contractors and suppliers in the construction
industry. Founded in 1966, ASA serves more than 7,000 firms
through a nationwide network of state and local chapters.
ASA provides advocacy and education on key construction
issues such as retainage, payment, lien and bond rights,and
Builders and Contractors ABC
is a national construction association representing 19,000
construction and construction related firms in 80 local
chapters across the United States. Founded in 1950, ABC
is the only organization devoted exclusively to representing
the interests of merit, or open, shop contractors. From
its headquarters in metropolitan-Washington, D.C., the
association represents the interests of its members on
Capitol Hill and in the various regulatory agencies. The
association is also active in providing safety, training
and education for the construction industry. ABC, through
its chapters, also sponsors the school to work program
to encourage more young people to pursue careers in construction.
General Contractors The
Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is comprised
of over 32,500 members including General Contractors, Associate,
and Affiliate members. There are 101 AGC Chapters throughout
the United States and it's Commonwealths. This association
serves Building, Heavy/Industrial, Transportation, and
Utilities Contractors with advanced training, education,
and service programs at the national and regional levels.
Owners and Developers The
Associated Owners and Developers (AOD) is a growing association
committed to creating a more favorable business environment
for those who own, develop and manage real property, the
owners and developers involved in the construction process.
Canadian Plywood Association representing manufacturers of plywood,
veneer and veneer composite products in Canada. Free technical
engineering inquiries, product and grade information, vast selection
of free downloadable literature, building a healthy house video,
plywood manufacturing on-line seminar, international codes and
standards information, contact information to our member mills.
Specifications Institute -
The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is a national
professional association that provides technical information
and products, continuing education, professional conferences,
and product shows to enhance communication among all the
nonresidential building design and construction industry's
disciplines and meet the industry's need for a common system
of organizing and presenting construction documents.
for our Troops - Homes for Our Troops assists
injured veterans and their immediate families by building
new or adapting existing homes for handicapped accessibility
for these American heroes. We are also looking for contractors
to volunteer their time and materials to our home building
projects across the country.
Association of Electrical Inspectors The
association brings together inspectors, utilities, insurance
groups, dealers, contractors, electricians, manufacturers,
and testing laboratories to promote safe installation and
use of electrical systems and products.
Protection Institute LPI
is concerned with developing the means of protecting life,
property and assuring public safety by extending the use
of proper lightning protection systems as well as promoting
the practice of personal safety measures.
Contractors Association of America The
more than 1,300 contractors that proudly call themselves
members of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America
are dedicated to excellence and committed to quality. MCAA
members deliver construction that moves quickly and efficiently.
Their jobs are problem free and safe.
Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools - Nahets
is nationally recognized in heavy equipment training. When
you complete any/all of our training levels, you will become
nationally certified in operating all kinds of heavy equipment.
With that, you will be among the best at a skill that is always
in high demand-heavy equipment operating!
Association of Home Builders If
you're thinking of buying a new home or remodeling an existing
home, you've come to the right place! The National Association
of Home Builders (NAHB) has a rich store of information
about homeownership, home building, remodeling and the
Association of Minority Contractors NAMC
is one of the oldest and most respected trade associations
representing minority construction contractors in the country.
The group is dedicated to promoting the economic and legal
interests of minority contracting firms and provides training
and education to its members.
Concrete Masonry Association The
Association is involved in a broad range of technical,
research, marketing, government relations and communications
activities. NCMA is an association of producers of concrete
masonry products, and suppliers of products and services
related to the industry. NCMA offers a variety of technical
services and design aids through publications, computer
programs, slide presentations and technical training.
Fire Protection Association This
is the Home Page for the National Fire Protection Association
(NFPA). This site contains the latest information about
the NFPA, its departments, publications, seminars, and
Institute of Building Designer Certification -
We administer the certification exam for Professional Building
and are currently contracted with two Professional Design Groups.
Insitute of Standards and Technology The
National Institute of Standards and Technology was established
by Congress "to assist industry in the development of technology
... needed to improve product quality, to modernize manufacturing
processes, to ensure product reliability ... and to facilitate
rapid commercialization ... of products based on new scientific
BuildNet - NorthWest
BuildNet is an online news, information, resource, and
marketing center for the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, & Construction)
industry in the Pacific Northwest.
Engineering Virtual Library The
intent of this site is to provide an information resource
for Structural Engineering related topics.
Insulated Panel Association - SIP is an acronym for
Structural Insulated Panel. Joining high performance rigid
foam insulation to oriented strand board, (OSB), produces
these engineered wood building components. The result is
a building product that is predictable, resource efficient
and cost effective. SIPs are used as floors, walls and roofs
on all types of buildings across North America and shipped
around the world for use on the widest variety of buildings
Institute of Building Design - The Texas Institute
of Building Design is
a non-profit organization of design professionals that specialize
in light commercial & residential
latest on on-line access to Environmental and Public Health
directories, UL Data Services, Standards, Seminars, Product
directories, and other information resources from UL.