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CERC is turning 10! Celebrate with us on March 19 at the New Frontiers in Construction Conference.

Impact of Energy Benchmarking and Disclosure Policy on Office Buildings

Building energy benchmarking policies require owners to publicly disclose their building’s energy performance. In the US, the adoption of such policies is contributing to an increased awareness among tenants and buyers and is expected to motivate the owners of less efficient buildings to invest in energy efficiency improvements.

Analyzing Investments in Flood Protection Structures: A Real Options Approach

The soaring number of natural hazards in recent years due largely to climate change has resulted in an even higher level of investment in flood protection structures. However, such investments tend to be made in the aftermath of disasters. Very little is known about the proactive planning of flood protection investments that account for uncertainties associated with flooding events.

Career Fair 2019!

November 4th was our Annual Career Fair with more than 85 companies participating. We are grateful for the support of our industry partners and hope lots of good connections were made between employers and UW students. See you next year on October 12, 2020! (This date has been changed from what was previously announced.)

Professor Dossick receives Pathfinder Award

The Engineering Project Organization Society presented Prof. Carrie Dossick with the Pathfinder Award on June 27, 2019, at their annual conference in Vail, Colorado. This is the highest honor of the society, and it is in recognition of work with high impact and influence. Professor Dossick reflects that, “It was very meaningful for me to get this…