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Contractors Make Money Saving Energy

Filed under: Commercial Contracting by News Staff at 7:18 am on September 10, 2007
LOGO - U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a Washington based non-profit which developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.

N.E. Business Double Savings over Last Year

Contractors have a unique opportunity to help property owners save money and help the environment.

Green is sweeping into construction in many ways. While some green building practices simply help the environment by reducing the need for raw plant materials, and others offer reductions in carbon footprint for individuals, commercial building contractors are in the unique position to go green on a large scale.

An article in the wall street Journal notes, "In New England, businesses this year have agreed to cut electricity use by 1,222 megawatts when called upon, twice as much as last year."

There are many ways to save energy. The bigger the building, the more to save -- and the more ways to save.

While insulation is almost always the first thing New England contractors ...[read more]


Upturn in New England Commercial Construction

Filed under: Commercial Contracting by News Staff at 4:39 am on October 11, 2006

Architects are the first to know

While the residential housing boom has all but flat-lined, it appears that developers are investing or planning to invest in building or renovating more large scale commercial projects.

New England area architects serving the commercial building sector report an increase in new plans and projects in the past 24 months.

Some of the more recent interesting plans include renovation and construction of ...[read more]


Massachusetts Library Construction Projects

Filed under: Commercial Contracting by News Staff at 11:13 pm on February 13, 2005

41 Communities Apply for Library Construction Funding

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 11, 2005

CONTACT: David L. Gray
Director, Communications & Public Information
1-800-952-7403, x208
David.L.Gray@state.ma.us

41 Communities Apply for Library Construction Funding

BOSTON – Forty-one municipalities filed Applications for New Construction, Addition/Renovation or Renovation Projects by the February 9, 2005 deadline for the 2004-2005 Massachusetts Public Library Construction Grant Round.

These Applications will now be evaluated for their completeness, and then reviewed and ranked by independent non-Agency reviewers who ...[read more]


HISTORIC JOHN ADAMS COURTHOUSE NEAR COMPLETION

Filed under: Commercial Contracting by News Staff at 11:05 pm on February 13, 2005
Boston, John Adams Courthouse, Great Hall

Boston, John Adams Courthouse, Great Hall

SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT AND APPEALS COURT TO MOVE IN JANUARY

Press Release

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE
SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT
One Beacon Street, Third Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02108

CONTACT: Joan Kenney
617/557-1114
joan.kenney@sjc.state.ma.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 12, 2005

HISTORIC JOHN ADAMS COURTHOUSE NEAR COMPLETION:
SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT AND APPEALS COURT TO MOVE IN JANUARY

Boston, MA --- The historically preserved and newly renovated John Adams Courthouse on Boston's Pemberton Square will soon be the new home to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Massachusetts Appeals Court. The Social Law Library opened for business ...[read more]



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