Optimism fueled the prediction green construction would create 13,000 Wisconsin jobs by 2012. The reality of a national recession stalled that growth before it really got started.Read More »
The Wisconsin Public Service Corp. announced Tuesday that its new service center in Rhinelander has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification as established by the U.S. Green Building Council. WPS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Integrys ...Read More »
Darryl Enriquez and Sean Ryan A bill that would have applied green building standards to public projects died Wednesday when Gov. Jim Doyle vetoed the proposal. State Rep. Louis Molepske Jr., D-Stevens Point, chided members of Doyle’s administration for not ...Read More »
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The top of the Milwaukee Central Library is springing to life after a recent project to build a green roof across the 30,000-square-foot structure. Business operations manager Taj Schoening tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the roof ...Read More »
A bill that would set green building standards for all public buildings in Wisconsin is on its way to the Assembly floor for a vote. The Assembly Committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business, on a 7-5 vote Tuesday, ...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 ...
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By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — More states are requiring schools and government buildings to use environmentally friendly cleaning products, raising debate about their costs and benefits. After a burst of legislation last year, 10 ...Read More »