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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]

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

February 11, 2005

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

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]

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