APRIL 20, 2020
GBCA Member Spotlight
Established in 1990, DWD is a full-service mechanical construction contractor providing the highest quality of craftsmanship in the installation, service, and maintenance of plumbing and HVAC systems.
2019 GBCA Annual Report
We are GBCA. We are making history. We are building community. We are the voice of the commercial construction industry. And together, we will continue to set the standard of building excellence. Read GBCA's 2019 Annual Report and see how we have built a strong foundation from which we will continue to grow.
GBCA's COVID-19 Updates
Check out GBCA's latest updates and COVID-19 resources:
  • OSHA Relaxes COVID-19 Reporting Requirements
  • GBCA Members Providing Safety Gear
  • GBCA Webinar: Managing Your Mental Health on Tuesday, April 21 at 10am
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
GBCA Construction Technology Survey
Take this 2-minute survey to help GBCA's Technology Committee plan its programming and address our members' needs regarding construction technologies .
CLC Virtual At-Large Committee Meeting
May 13, 12pm - 1:30pm, ONLINE
Join the CLC Steering Committee for the first ever Virtual At-Large Committee meeting! Learn more about the CLC and get involved!
CLC Leadership Series:
Tips on Working from Home
May 6, 11am - 12pm, ONLINE
Join the CLC for this VERY timely seminar on working from home. Learn tips and tricks to stay organized and motivated!
Give to the Community During COVID-19 Response
GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council encourages GBCA members to give—if they can—during coronavirus response. While everyone has been affected, there are some communities that have specific needs during the COVID-19 response.
Donate PPE to Philadelphia's healthcare workers in hospitals, long-term facilities, health centers, and emergency responders.
Donate to Philabundance and help feed families in need in the Philadelphia region during COVID-19 response.
GBCA COVID-19 Webinar Series: Managing Your Mental Health
Tuesday, April 21, 10am - 11am, ONLINE
In this webinar, speakers from the Allied Trades Assistance Program (ATAP), International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98, and EDA Contractors will cover tips and tricks to manage your mental health and assist your team in managing mental health during trying times.
GBCA Online Course Offerings
This summer, GBCA is offering several online courses to help our members get the training that they need to advance their careers in the construction industry.
Estimating and Bidding 2
June 29 - September 6, ONLINE
Construction Blueprint Reading
June 29 - September 6, ONLINE
Construction Materials and Processes
June 29 - September 6, ONLINE
Construction Equipment and Methods
June 29 - September 6, ONLINE
More Upcoming GBCA Events!
We value our members, and the health and safety of our membership is of the utmost importance. In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, GBCA is evaluating next steps regarding GBCA events on an ongoing basis. We will communicate the status of events to our members as information becomes available. 
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
Ladder Inspections
This week’s GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk provides reminders on how to inspect a ladder before use. Click below to also get toolbox talks on working during COVID-19 response.
Temple SBDC Offers Resources to Small Businesses
To help small businesses during COVID-19 response, Temple University’s SBDC is sharing resources and offering virtual consultations.
OSHA and CPWR Virtual National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents in Construction
April 20, 2pm - 3pm, ONLINE
This free, 1-hour stand down will provide practical information that stakeholders can use on their job sites to prevent struck-by incidents, and answer questions about struck-by hazards in work zones.
Construction Industry Webinars
COVID-19 and Construction
April 22, 11am - 1pm, ONLINE
CPWR and TAUC are co-hosting a webinar on how COVID-19 is impacting the construction industry.
IPD for a Sustainable Future
April 28, 1pm, ONLINE
Sustainable Design and Construction Management experts will discuss how IPD allows for early sustainable integration.
Cintas Offering GBCA Members Bulk Orders of PPE
AGC affinity partner Cintas is offering bulk orders of hand sanitizer and face shields to AGC members (supply may be limited).
Pavilion Project Partially Opens During COVID-19 Response
Penn Medicine's Pavilion project, being built by LF Driscoll, was able to open 120 rooms 15 months ahead of schedule. These rooms will make more room at HUP available for COVID-19 patients.
GBCA MEMBERS: Share your news and announcements in News at a Glance!
Stay informed about the Greater Philadelphia Region's commercial building industry.