May 23, 2013
CBC Tours Hartford Historic Architecture and Discusses Historic Preservation
HARTFORD, CT - The Connecticut Building Congress rode into Spring Tuesday night with an open top bus tour of Hartford's architecture. The program highlighted the significance of historic preservation for the industry and it culminated with a discussion at Hartford's historic Union Station.
May 7, 2013
Celebrate Hartford's Architecture with the CBC in May
HARTFORD, CT - It's revolutionary and it's happening in Connecticut. Historic preservation has been and continues to be a strong market for the industry. Celebrate Hartford's architecture and preservation of our heritage. It's one of a few markets in Connecticut that did not experience a downturn, and in fact increased over recent years.
April 24, 2013
The impact of the UConn Law School court decision on the Connecticut A/E/C Industry
March 27, 2013
2013 CBC Project Team Awards Call for Entries
HARTFORD, CT - The Connecticut Building Congress is looking for outstanding building projects that exemplify team excellence and represent the best practices in teamwork by project owners, architects, engineers, construction manager and trades.
March 20, 2013
CBC Discussed Transit-Oriented Development Last Night
MERIDEN, CT - CBC members and guests gathered last night in the Augusta Curtis Cultural Center to discuss transit-oriented development opportunities along the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield "Knowledge Corridor".
March 15, 2013
CBC Changes April Program Topic to Discuss the New Implications of Colonial Era Law on Connecticut Construction Industry
HARTFORD, CT - Hear from construction law attorneys regarding the implications of the November 2012 decision of the State Supreme Court in State v. Lombardo Brothers Mason Contractors and legislative efforts to level the playing field.
February 19, 2013
New Urbanism and Transit-Oriented Development as Focus of CBC's March Program
MERIDEN, CT - The momentum behind passenger rail service in the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield corridor is growing. Learn how the new generation, shifting lifestyles, and city transformations along the rail line will present opportunities for future design and construction projects.
February 13, 2013
Industry Leaders Discussed Changing Higher Education Landscape at CBC Event
Manchester, CT - Members and friends of the Connecticut Building Congress discussed the changing higher education environment last night at Manchester Community College.
January 16, 2013
Design-Build Discussed at CBC Event
New Britain, CT - Connecticut Building Congress members and friends in the A/E/C community discussed Design-Build past, present, and future last night on the campus of Central Connecticut State University.
January 15, 2013
THE CHANGING HIGHER EDUCATION LANDSCAPE WILL BE FOCUS OF CBC'S FEBRUARY PROGRAM
Manchester, CT - CBC will hold a discussion on the effects to a campus' facilities caused by Higher Education's changing approach to recruitment, retention, and increasing costs. Tom DiBlasi of DiBlasi Associates, PC will be honored for his long running participation and leadership at CBC.
January 9, 2013
DESIGN-BUILD IS FOCUS FOR CBC EVENT AT CCSU
New Britain, CT - CBC will hold a discussion on the relatively new concept of design-build which is starting to take hold in Connecticut. Industry professionals can join in on Tuesday, January 15th at Central Connecticut State University.
December 19, 2012
YALE'S 493 COLLEGE STREET PROJECT TEAM SHARES INSIGHT
New Haven, CT - How do you get your team members to arrive at the jobsite with a smile every day and ensure a safe environemnt? Members of Yale's award-winning 493 College Street project discussed how they made it hapen last night at a meeting sponsored by the Connecticut Building Congress held at the New Haven Lawn Club.
November 28, 2012
CBC WILL SPOTLIGHT AWARD WINNING PROJECT AT YALE FOR DECEMBER PROGRAM
New Haven, CT - The Connecticut Building Congress will spotlight the Project Team Award Winning project at its program on December 18, 2012 in New Haven.
November 14, 2012
BUILDING COMMUNITY TREATED TO INSIGHT FROM MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS
Middletown, CT - Members and guests of the Connecticut Building Congress packed into a conference room at The Inn at Middletown last night to learn about the opportunities in the changing health care sector.
October 18, 2012
OCTOBER EVENT - ALTERNATIVE ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY - KOHLER ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER AT CHOATE ROSEMARY HALL
Hamden, CT - The Connecticut Building Congress began its program calendar by focusing on Alternative Energy & Sustainability: Choate's Kohler Environmental Center.
October 8, 2012
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY - OCTOBER EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT
Hartford, CT - The Connecticut Building Congress will begin it's program calendar with a focus on alternative energy and sustainability. Experience the first Net-Zero Energy facility of its kind at a secondary school in the U.S. and learn about Choate's holistic approach to sustainability.
September 14, 2012
CBC ADDS TWITTER ACCOUNT
Hartford, CT - The Connecticut Building Congress has expanded its social media effort to include a Twitter handle, @CTBuildingCong. The new account will allow its members and fans to follow news and activity from the organization and the industry.
August 8, 2012
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR CBC GOLF OUTING
Hartford, CT - The Connecticut Building Congress is holding its 17th Annual Robert J. LeFloch Memorial Golf Outing at Shuttle Meadow Country Club in Kensington on Monday September 24, 2012.
July 20, 2012
CBC ELECTS NEW BOARD
Hartford, CT - The Connecticut Building Congress has elected its 2012-2013 board of directors and officers.
May 13, 2012
CBC RECOGNIZES PROJECT TEAMS AND YOUNG SCHOLARS WHILE CELEBRATING ITS 60TH ANNIVERSARY
Hartford, CT - The Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) held its 16th annual Project Team Awards banquet last night at the Bond Ballroom in Hartford. Owners, architects, contractors, engineers, and consultants packed the ballroom, drawing record attendance as CBC also continued its celebration of its 60th Anniversary.
May 15, 2012
CBC CELEBRATES 60 YEARS AND PROJECT TEAM AWARD WINNERS AT JUNE DINNER
HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Building Congress will celebrate its 60th anniversary and honor project teams that showed extraordinary collaboration in the execution of their projects on June 12th at The Bond Ballroom. For the first time, CBC will recognize one of the winning project teams as the overall project team of the year.
May 9, 2012
CBC EVENT ON THE NEW CONNECTICUT CONSTRUCTION GUIDELINES
MIDDLETOWN, CT – The Connecticut Building Congress presented a program last night at the Middletown Inn on its recently released Connecticut Construction Guidelines. This second edition of the Guidelines incorporates the significant changes in technology, speed, and delivery methods that the industry has seen in the decade since the publication of the first edition.
April 11, 2012
CBC HOSTS EVENT ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY
HAMDEN, CT – Members of the Connecticut Building Congress gathered last night to discuss the changes to the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code from the 2009 code. Connecticut state statute requires the adoption of the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) as early as 2013. The changes call for 26 percent more energy efficiency than the current 2009 code.
March 16, 2012
THE STORRS CENTER PROJECT FOCUS AT CBC’S MARCH PROGRAM
ROCKY HILL, CT – CBC held its March program on the Storrs Center Project on Tuesday night. Cynthia van Zelm (Executive Director, Mansfield Downtown Partnership, Inc.) and Macon Toledano (VP Planning & Development, Leyland Alliance, LLC, Master Developer) discussed the first phase of the mixed-use development, located at the crossroads of the town center and UConn.
HARTFORD – State officials Pasquale “Bud” Salemi (Deputy Commissioner, Department of Construction Services), Allen Herring (Chief Engineer, Department of Construction Services), and Jessie Stratton (Policy Advisor, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection) joined moderator Richard Connell (The S/L/A/M Collaborative) at the Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) October program.
MERIDEN – The Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) will hold its 16th Annual Robert J. LeFloch Memorial Golf Outing on Wednesday, September 28th at Shuttle Meadow Country Club in Kensington, CT.
HARTFORD – Distinguished members of Connecticut’s construction community assembled at The Bond Ballroom in Hartford on Tuesday night for the annual Project Team Awards dinner hosted by the Connecticut Building Congress (CBC). The winning project teams were recognized for their achievement in project quality excellence through close collaboration. The more than 200 attendees included developers, architects, contractors, subcontractors and consultants.
MERIDEN – The Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) recently elected its 2011/2012 Board of Directors. Outgoing president James LaRosa, LaRosa Building Group, LLC, commented, “With the slow economy, the board this year worked exceptionally hard and that resulted in a very stable year for CBC.”