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April 5, 2012
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  • Council releases green building code for states, local governments
    The 2012 International Green Construction Code has been released. It aims to ease the adoption of sustainable building practices by local governments and the building industry, according to this article. "The IgCC will help builders employ sustainable construction practices within language they already know well -- the building code," said Jessyca Henderson of the American Institute of Architects. (3/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • NASBP April 17 Virtual Seminar: "A Current Overview of BIM for Construction"
    Join us Tuesday, April 17, from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern time as Walsh Group Virtual Construction Manager Dan Klancnik shares his broad knowledge of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and helps surety professionals distinguish between the perceived and real risks inherent to the BIM process. Klancnik, who has more than 10 years of experience in the construction industry, will describe how in his role with Walsh Construction -- Archer Western Contractors he introduces foundational BIM concepts and addresses cutting-edge BIM approaches. In addition, Klancnik will share real-world cases from a diverse set of large and small projects of varied contractual methods, geographic regions and project types. Klancnik oversees a team that provides 3D communication visualizations, project planning and constructability reviews, 3D project coordination and interference management, visual scheduling, aids costing and estimating, coordinates field layout and BIM services for facilities management. Registration for each Virtual Seminar is $69 per site. Consider inviting your clients to join you at your office when you listen to this informative Virtual Seminar. Register now. If you missed a past NASBP Virtual Seminar, you can buy and download the audio recordings and presentation outlines from the NASBP website. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Join NASBP in advocating for surety by attending the Legislative Fly-in on June 26
    On June 26, NASBP members, affiliates and associates meet with their members of Congress on Capitol Hill for the annual NASBP Legislative Fly-in. The event will begin with a program featuring an issue orientation and a policy briefing in the morning at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Invited speakers will include elected and governmental officials. The afternoon will be dedicated to Capitol Hill appointments followed by a cocktail reception. For more information about the Fly-in and about making your Capitol Hill appointments, contact Larry LeClair at Learn more about the Legislative Fly-in. Don't miss your opportunity to show your passion for surety to your lawmakers; register now. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 686-3700
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Founded in 1942, NASBP is the association of and resource for surety bond producers and allied professionals. NASBP producers specialize in providing surety bonds for construction contracts and other purposes to companies and individuals needing the assurance offered by surety bonds. NASBP producers engage in contract and commercial surety production throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, and a number of countries. They have broad knowledge of the surety marketplace and the business strategies and underwriting differences among surety companies. As trusted advisors, professional surety bond producers act in many key roles to position their clients to meet the underwriting requirements for surety credit.
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