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Dec 15, 2011
The mayor of Allentown, Pa. asked the City Council to repeal a year-old ordinance that forces contractors to hire union workers for large city projects funded with state and federal dollars.
Tishman
Dec 14, 2011
Hundreds of construction trades people celebrate reaching the top of concrete structure for facility that will accelerate treatments and cures at world-renowned institution.
Tyler Junior College wanted a roofing system that wouldn’t need any attention fo
Dec 14, 2011
Tyler Junior College wanted a roofing system that wouldn’t need any attention for a long time.
Lutron LEED Gold Washington DC
Dec 13, 2011
LEED certification of the Lutron facility was based on a number of green design and construction features that positively impact the project itself and the broader community. These features include: optimization of energy performance...
Dec 13, 2011
The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC's) LEED certifications for existing buildings standard is outpacing LEED for new buildings for the first time.
Dec 13, 2011
Federal and state regulators say they have uncovered what they call "widespread noncompliance" with minimum wage and overtime laws in Connecticut's construction industry.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter.
Dec 13, 2011
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order establishing project labor agreements for major public works projects in Philadelphia.
Dec 13, 2011
The Roof Assembly Ventilation Coalition (RAVC) participated in the development of the code.
Dec 12, 2011
The city of Glendale, Ariz., is using ROAM wireless systems from Acuity Brands to manage and maintain its outdoor lighting networks. The monitoring system reports the exact location of malfunctioning streetlights via a Web-based portal,...
Dec 12, 2011
Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio, recently experienced a period of growth, resulting in the addition of four-year degree programs. To accommodate this expansion, the university hired BHDP Architecture of Cincinnati to renovate...
Dec 12, 2011
The District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department was recently awarded a $300,000 Innovative Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund to...
Dec 12, 2011
Natural and organic grocery store Market of Choice in Eugene, Ore., employs energy-saving air curtains on front and back doorways to provide indoor air comfort, increase energy savings, and fight insect infestation.
Dec 12, 2011
The Creekside Community Centre, a media and administrative facility for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C., was turned over to the local community after the Olympics.