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Study: People in green buildings think better, sleep better
Recent Harvard research indicates green building workers experience a 30% decrease in the headaches, eye irritation, and respiratory ailments identified as symptoms of so-called sick building syndrome. ... Full story (Source: Construction Dive)
73% of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2017
Contractors expect private and public sector demand to grow in all market segments, according to survey results released today by the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate. . ... Full story (Source: AGC of America)
Lean projects 3x more likely to complete ahead of schedule
A benchmark of the current state of capital project delivery performance found a statistically significant correlation between use of Lean methods and better project outcomes ... Full story (Source: Lean Construction Institute)
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COAA welcomes new president

This December, the COAA board of directors was informed that Dean McCormick accepted a new position and will be leaving Iowa State University. Effective January 1, 2017, Vice President Joe Sprys assumed the duties of the president in accordance with COAA bylaws... Full story

Database transition to give COAA new insights
COAA is confident the new database management system will provide enhancements that will benefit both COAA staff and members ... Full story
Corporate sponsorship opportunities available
COAA’s Corporate Sponsorship Program offers a vast array of advertising, membership, and exhibitor opportunities. Contact Jill McKenzie at for more information. 

Albert E. Phillips Scholarship – Application deadline approaching
COAA's Albert E. Phillips Scholarship awards up to two $3,000 scholarships each year to college students interested in pursuing a career in the design and construction industry ... Learn more.
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