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Archive: June, 2017
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    Sustainability manager discusses energy initiatives in construction at conference

    OBERAMMERGAU, Germany – Discussing the similarities and differences of U.S. and German building requirements, how U.S. fiscal law and regulatory guidance effects the construction process and the importance of communication were topics of the 25th annual U.S. and German Partnering Conference at the NATO School here April 26-27. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District hosts the conference in order to foster communication with U.S. stakeholders and German Construction Agency partners from the four German states U.S. forces live – Rhineland-Pfalz, Hessen, Baden-Württemburg and Bavaria, the location of this year’s conference, said organizer Peter Barth, host nation liaison and a regional program manager for the district.