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IAPMO Offers Amnesty Program for Expired Personnel Certifications
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is pleased to announce a program that will allow individuals with expired IAPMO certifications a path to renew their personnel certifications in an easier and less costly way. Typically, holders of expired certifications beyond the six-month grace period — no matter how far past the grace period they are — pay additional reinstatement fees and have to take additional steps to demonstrate their continued industry competence. Outside of this amnesty program, individuals whose certifications expired more than three years ago would have to pay for and retake the initial certification exam, with costs up to $250. [READ MORE]

IAPMO India’s Saralaya Awarded WPC Education and Training Scholarship
Ontario, Calif. (Jan. 14, 2018) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is proud to announce Swathi Saralaya, project manager with IAPMO India, is the receipient of a 2018 World Plumbing Council (WPC) Education and Training Scholarship. Saralaya is the first woman to be awarded a WPC scholarship. [READ MORE]
Introducing Flo by Moen™ – First-of-Its-Kind Water Supply Control System
North Olmsted, Ohio & Culver City, California… Did you know more than one trillion gallons of water can be lost each year across the U.S. due to water leaks in homes*? To bring awareness to this issue and help homeowners protect their property from water damage and waste, Moen, a leader in water experiences in the home, has partnered with Flo Technologies, a company whose purpose is to help prevent loss, one drip at a time, to launch Flo by Moen™, a game-changing smart home water monitoring and leak detection system that enables homeowners to control their home’s water from their smartphones. [READ MORE]

Waterless Co Helps Sponsor Next Green Sports Alliance Event
Vista, CA - Waterless Co. Inc., manufacturers of no-water urinals and other restroom products, is one of a select few organizations, demonstrating their support for the Green Sports Alliance by sponsoring the Alliance's next major symposium.[READ MORE]

Dodge Momentum Index Moves Lower in December
NEW YORK – January 8, 2019 – The Dodge Momentum Index fell 4.9% in December to 151.9 (2000=100) from the revised November reading of 159.7. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. The decline in December was due to a 7.6% drop in the commercial component of the Momentum Index, while the institutional component fell 0.7%. [READ MORE]
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National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Report to the President of the United States

North American Board of Certified Energy Professionals has introduced a new Solar Heating System Inspector credential