Love them or hate them, post-World War II buildings deserve a closer look when it comes to their preservation, historic significance and possible new uses, design experts said last week at a gathering in Minneapolis.Read More »
By Joe Lanane Industry groups still are confused over which contractors need lead paint renovation certification even though the Wisconsin regulation has been in place since April. The regulation requires home-renovation contractors be trained in lead paint cleanup before working ...
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By Sean Ryan The state is simultaneously slogging through a backlog of applications for lead removal licenses and reassuring contractors they will not be penalized for violating the new rules. Wisconsin on April 22 enacted new rules requiring home-renovation contractors ...Read More »
Sean Ryan [email protected] The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee might not have enough money to renovate and expand the Great Lakes Research Facility. The state approved a $50 million budget for the university to build a 125,000-square-foot addition to the research building ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Public policy and public opinion are going head to head over a disputed zoning law in an east side Milwaukee neighborhood. City aldermen are in the middle of the debate, weighing property owners’ complaints against a law ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan The federal government may lose money-saving opportunities by capping the expenses for green-building features in renovation projects, Wisconsin consultants warn. The U.S. Department of Energy is accepting public comments until July 27 on proposed green-building requirements for ...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 »