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USGBC to Join Energy Department's Better Buildings Accelerator   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 29, 2015—The U.S. Department of Energy has announced two new Better Buildings Accelerators, and the U.S. Green Building Council has joined the Home Energy Information Accelerator.

Multifamily Market Conditions Favorable, According To NAHB Index   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 29, 2015—The Multifamily Production Index (MPI) held a steady reading of 54 for the first quarter of 2015, according to the National Association of Home Builders, the 13th consecutive reading of 50 or above.

GBCI Partners with Bureau Veritas to Facilitate LEED Internationally   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 28, 2015—Bureau Veritas and Green Business Certification Inc. have finalized the terms of their exclusive global agreement to facilitate LEED certification internationally.

Mike's Flooring to Acquire NC-based Triangle Flooring   Full Article
Chantilly, VA, May 28, 2015— Mike’s Flooring Companies—a privately held company providing flooring solutions for multifamily, commercial and residential properties from Miami to Maine—will acquire Triangle Flooring LLC of Raleigh, North Carolina.

IDS Announces Designer of the Year Award Recipients   Full Article
High Point, NC, May 28, 2015—The Interior Design Society has announced award recipients for its fifth annual designer of the year competition.

Founder of Signature Carpets Dies   Full Article
Alpharetta, GA, May 28, 2015—Bob Thomas, founder of Signature Hospitality Carpets, passed away May 26, following a battle with cancer.

Construction Hiring Increased in 40 States YOY and in 30 March to April   Full Article
Arlington, VA, May 28, 2015—Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia between April 2014 and April 2015 and in 30 states and D.C. between March and April, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Del Conca Adds Two More Distributors   Full Article
Loudon, TN, May 28, 2015—Del Conca has signed on two additional distributors.

Toll Brothers Reports Lower Q2 Net Income   Full Article
Horsham, PA, May 28, 2015—Toll Brothers, the largest luxury homebuilder in the U.S., reported net income of $67.9 million, or $$0.37 per share, for the second quarter fiscal 2015.

Van de Wiele to Purchase Superba and American Superba   Full Article
Kortrijk, BE, May 27, 2015—Belgian consortium Van de Wiele has signed an agreement to purchase the French company Superba and the U.S. company American Superba.