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Texas A&M Attaining Multi-Million-Dollar Savings Efficiencies, Recycling Efforts

University initiatives have resulted in big cost-saving dividends. (Photo: Texas A&M)

At the university, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are markedly lower and environmentally friendly methods of waste management have significantly increased the percentage of solid waste material that is recycled and kept out of the landfill.

NLB Reports Jump In NEMA Lighting Systems Index


The continued uptick in construction activity, while slow, seems steady, but nonresidential construction is not faring as well. Advance data for the second quarter of 2012 indicates an almost 4% drop on an annualized basis, in part because of a significant decline in publicly funded infrastructure investment. However, commercial construction is growing slowly.