One at the North End was a moving target, but construction team members managed to hit it.Read More »
By Paul Snyder Builders, local officials and school board members are at odds over the value of a bill that would mandate green construction on public projects. But that mixed reaction is not affecting state Rep. Louis Molepske Jr., D-Stevens ...
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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 Judith Kohler AP Writer Golden, Colo. — Homes and office buildings consume three-quarters of U.S. electricity, and officials at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory want to lower that figure by erecting what they aim to be the largest “net-zero” ...Read More »
The U.S. Green Building Council predicts U.S. projects will generate about $554 billion in construction spending between 2009 and 2013. That’s a big increase from 2000-2008, which saw an estimated $172.9 billion in green construction, according to a report commissioned ...Read More »
Dani Grigg Dolan Media Newswires Boise, ID — When the city of Driggs put out a bid package for construction of a new Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified community center and city hall in early 2006, none of the ...Read More »
Dani Grigg Dolan Media Newswires Boise, ID —One recent Thursday, building maintenance manager Mike Murnighan found out from the building’s landlord that he needed to turn an office into a bigger conference room and a conference room into two offices ...Read More »