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Concise Encyclopedia of Construction Terms and Phrases by Karl F. Schmid

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ORGANIZATIONS THAT AFFECT CONSTRUCTION

Contractors are called upon to build many things, and not all are straightforward. Below are listed organizations that you may wish to contact when that unusual project comes your way or, perhaps, merely to broaden your knowledge base. You may also want to join one or more of them for purposes of networking, information, continuing education, and gaining the benefit of their advocacy.

Acoustical Society of America (ASA): The society provides information in the broad field of Acoustics.

Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC): The council provides information, education, and representation to its members.

Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA): A resource for air barrier education and technical information. ...

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