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The owners of West Lane Inn in Connecticut utilized C-PACE financing to complete this energy improvement at their 1840s inn.


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The owners of West Lane Inn in Connecticut utilized C-PACE financing to complete this energy improvement at their 1840s inn.

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Historic Inn Updates HVAC With Heat Pump System

The owners of West Lane Inn in Connecticut utilized C-PACE financing to complete this energy improvement at their 1840s inn.

Building Transparency Offers Tools To Address Climate Change

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Landscape Forms Creates Healthy Outdoor Spaces

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K-12 School District First In U.S. To Use P3 Concession Agreement

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TracStar iSeries Pipe Fusion Machine

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Energy Improvement Aims High

Retro-commissioning project at former Nestlé Company headquarters recognized by inaugural Retro Rumble.

Vicinity Secures 20-Year Steam Contract

Vicinity Energy has secured a 20-year steam contract with Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theatre, a key element of its $39 million theater expansion.

Dupont Chestnut Run Lab Campus In Delaware To Be Acquired

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Redesign At Institute For Advanced Study Renews Historic Facility

This post-doctoral research center in Princeton, NJ where Albert Einstein spent his late career underwent a partial redesign led by integrated design firm JZA+D.

Appleton TL100C Temporary Work Light

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Barron Announces Disinfectant Light

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Architecture And Echoes Of “The Mandalorian”

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OMG Rebrands PermaSnap Coping Systems

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From Old Warehouse To Modern Manufacturing Facility

McCarthy Building Companies completes the conversion of a decades old building complex into a state-of-the-art headquarters and manufacturing facility for Elliott Equipment Company.

Auburn University Opens $22M Structural Engineering Laboratory

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Academy Museum Receives LEED Gold Certification

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Capture & Share Drain Inspection Images

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Real Estate Advisor, Building Solutions, Marks 30 Years With School Improvement Initiative

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FEMA Projects Implementing I-Codes Could Save $600B By 2060

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Repairs Help Restore Texas Church To Original Beauty

Western Specialty Contractors restores open-air St. Andrew by the Sea Catholic Church in North Padre Island, Texas

Build Resilient Structures in High Wind Areas

Design solutions and resources to help prepare and protect structures against damage due to high wind events.

Upcycle Office Furniture, And Spare The Landfill

Workplace strategy firm Dyer Brown works with its corporate and other clients to help them sustainably dispose of and procure office furniture and related assets.

Wrigley Field Designated National Historic Landmark

Built in 1914, Wrigley Field has been the home of the Chicago Cubs since 1916. Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior recognizes the significant role the ballpark has played in Chicago and professional sports.

AIA Chicago Presents 39 Design Excellence Awards

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McCarthy, Construction Manager At Risk

McCarthy Building Companies oversees Parkway School District's bond program as construction manager at risk and has successfully completed the first phase of a three-year program for the district.

Recycling Program Diverts Plastic Waste

Project expands longstanding recycling partnership which has transformed more than 200 million pounds of plastic film into durable, sustainable building material

Gordian’s 2021 RSMeans Data Released With COVID-19 Modifiers

In addition to the latest material, equipment, and labor prices, new biohazard remediation line items and infectious disease precaution line item costs and modifiers have been added to 2021 RSMeans data.

The Fourth Utility: Upgrading Wireless Connectivity

An updated wireless infrastructure provides flexibility for facility management to meet business needs even after COVID-19 is no longer a threat.

ASHRAE Moves To New Net-Zero Energy Global HQs In Metro Atlanta

ASHRAE’s new headquarters uses technology integration to increase efficiency, protect people and property, and enhance the occupant experience, and is a model for net-zero energy building design.

2020 Excellence In Concrete Construction Awards Announced

The Kennedy Center Expansion in Washington, DC was chosen as Overall Winner, while 12 other projects have also been recognized.

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