As Canada continues to work toward a 2050 goal of net-zero carbon emissions, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is focused on creating a greener, more sustainable, and low-carbon building sector.
I Build AmericaSupporting the Construction Industry
Construction professionals build our nation – literally. I Build America (IBA) works to give these men and women the recognition they deserve. The national movement instills pride in the construction industry, educates the public about the value of construction, and recruits the next generation of construction professionals.
Specialized Carriers and Rigging AssociationLifting and Moving the World
One of America’s oldest and most venerated trade organizations, Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association of Washington D.C. represents 1,400 members from 46 different nations. The SC&RA speaks for the industry on key issues affecting safety, profitability, and efficiency.
ABC Rocky Mountain ChapterBuilding the Future
As high school students across the country struggle each year with decisions about future options and different paths to follow — to attend college or university, to get a job right away, or something completely different — ABC Rocky Mountain Chapter has a few suggestions to offer. Whether just starting out, looking for a mid-career change, or transitioning from military service back to civilian life, the construction industry has a lot of positive, beneficial attributes for just about everyone.
Colorado Asphalt Pavement Association (CAPA)Proud and Strong – CAPA Strives to Improve and Advance Asphalt Industry
Dedicated to providing the most up-to-date and comprehensive information while supporting its more than 250 organization members, the nonprofit trade association Colorado Asphalt Pavement Association (CAPA) proudly represents the asphalt industry of Colorado. The “voice of the asphalt industry” throughout the state, CAPA includes producer/contractor and user organizations in 78 cities, towns, counties and special districts, who utilize the invaluable technical assistance provided by the association.
Ontario Home Builders’ AssociationInforming, Advocating, and Educating
Joe Vaccaro is a man on a mission. As Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) since 2013, his commitment to the housing industry is total and goes back a long way. Now his commitment includes solutions to Ontario’s growing housing crisis.
Concrete Sawing and Drilling AssociationBuilding the Foundations of Success
In life, to be successful and have a great team, a thriving business, a healthy marriage or a balanced life, one must first build a strong foundation. Across the globe, buildings tower over us, in an expression of our economic and cultural progress, and all are supported by strong, reliable, concrete foundations.
Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of CanadaIndustry Standards, and How to Raise Them
Coming together in beautiful Victoria, BC in May, the National Convention of the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada had much to celebrate – its 50th anniversary, and its decisive intervention to boost standards in the architectural woodwork industry through the whole of North America.
National Roofing Contractors AssociationRaising the Roof in a Better Way
As one of America’s oldest and most respected trade associations, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) continually works towards elevating the profile of the roofing industry. NRCA recently took another bold step with NRCA ProCertification.™
LEED for CommunitiesMeeting the Needs of a Changing World
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is on a mission to transform buildings and communities. Through LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the world’s most widely used green building rating system, the organization has been helping architects, building owners, developers and more meet their sustainability goals since the 1990s.
Toronto Construction Association (TCA)Industry Changemakers
The construction industry has historically been slow to evolve, drawn to tradition over technology. As the industry is in a state of rapid innovation and advancement, organizations like the Toronto Construction Association (TCA) are working tirelessly to build strong member businesses that won’t fall behind.
The Texas Aggregates and Concrete Association (TACA)Establishing a Foundation for Growth in Texas
The Texas Aggregates and Concrete Association (TACA) is the trade association representing the aggregate, concrete, cement and other affiliated industries in the state – with Texas the largest producer of each of these three material segments in the United States.
New England Concrete Manufacturers Association (NECMA)Promoting the Benefits of a Superior Material
The New England Concrete Manufacturers Association (NECMA) was incorporated in 1966 as the New England Concrete Masonry Association and is based in Massachusetts. For over fifty years, NECMA has been promoting the value of concrete structural systems for their strength, durability, value, energy efficiency, low maintenance, water resistance, and ability to be formed into various shapes and sizes.
The Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA)Boosting Member Benefits while Spreading the Recycling Message
The Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA) occupies a unique niche. “We’re the only advocacy group for the construction and demolition recycling marketplace in the United States. We are a group that is furthering our industry,” states Troy Lautenbach, President of the CDRA.
American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA)Driving the Concrete Pavement Industry Forward
In the realm of surface transportation construction, the decision about which type of pavement material is used for highways, roads, airports and other facilities comes down to either concrete or asphalt pavement materials. Pavement surface type may be binary, but the choice is based on many subset decisions around many factors. Those factors may include initial cost, ownership or life-cycle cost, maintenance of traffic, network asset management, sustainability, and other considerations that tip the balance for the pavement type.
The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA)Heavily Focused on Safety and Training
The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) was created to advocate for the concrete pumping industry with a particular emphasis on safety. In 1974, when the association began, one of the biggest challenges was persuading contractors to accept the concept of a concrete pump over crane and bucket, truck dumping, or other concrete laying methods. At that time, the pumping equipment was not as reliable as it is today, but over the years there have been numerous innovations in concrete pumping equipment.
The Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association (FCICA)Strengthening the Commercial Flooring Industry from the Ground Up
The Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association (FCICA), referred to as the Flooring Contractors Association, is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together its members to provide education and training, networking and resources and the leadership that is required to enhance the success of its members and the commercial flooring industry.
National Demolition AssociationPromoting the Positive Side of Demolition
Jeff Lambert, Certified Association Executive (CAE) and executive director of Washington, D.C.’s National Demolition Association (NDA) wants the public to know that demolition involves a lot more than just blowing up – or imploding, to be precise – buildings.
The Florida Transportation Builders’ AssociationServing the Industry for 85 Years
The Florida Transportation Builders’ Association, Inc. is better known to those in the industry simply as the FTBA. Today, eighty-five years after it was created, the FTBA promotes the necessity of a robust, efficient, and integrated transportation system across the state of Florida. It speaks as one clear, strong voice for hundreds of members – and acts as the transportation construction industry’s watchdog.
Associated Equipment Distributors (AED)AED Fights for Its Members, at All Levels
Associated Equipment Distributors (AED), headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, is an international trade association within the construction equipment industry that serves its members well. For almost a century, AED has epitomized the crucial role that distributors play in the American economy. And as its membership grows, so does its influence in working for the best interests of its members.
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