About 200 contractors have applied for the certification they need to work on state construction projects after Jan. 1, according to a Department of Administration employee.Read More »
By Paul Snyder A state lawmaker wants to require public buildings be constructed to green standards despite fears by project owners that the law would bust their project budgets. State Rep. Louis Molepske Jr., D-Stevens Point, has introduced a bill ...
Tagged with: Assembly Committee on Jobs Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin bill Boullion certification David Miller Doyle energy-efficient green Kaufert Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED U.S. Green Building Council University of Wisconsin SystemRead More »
By Sean Ryan The only choice for more than 20,000 residential contractors in Wisconsin is to set aside their concerns over new lead paint requirements and prepare to comply. “You can either grouse about it or say, ‘OK, we better ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Shawn Kelly’s 20-year-old California landscape architect license gives him a competitive advantage landing jobs in Wisconsin. But he’s doing everything he can to sacrifice that advantage. “My focus goes far beyond Wisconsin,” said Kelly, the founder of ...Read More »
Jack Zemlicka [email protected] While commercial construction has slowed during the recession, a handful of Wisconsin real estate and environmental law attorneys are preparing for a turnaround in the building industry. At least four lawyers in the state have completed the ...Read More »
Sean Ryan [email protected] The state should have combined its two asbestos-inspection programs, abatement company owners say, before hitting up contractors for new certification fees. Wisconsin has two sets of regulators for asbestos-abatement projects. The Wisconsin Department of Health and Family ...Read More »