Green building advocates erect icehouses on Penn. state capitol steps to make point on codes

Advocates aiming to prompt Pennsylvania legislators to update the state’s building codes erected two icehouses on the steps of the state Capitol in Harrisburg to make a point about energy efficiency......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJun 19th, 2017

Ford to Make Electric Cars in China Amid Green Drive

The U.S. auto maker said it would start building electric cars in China to tap into a state-sponsored boom in green-energy vehicles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 6th, 2017

Teachers, families rally at state Capitol to ask for more education funding

PHOENIX – Students, teachers, and parents were among those that crowded around the Arizona state Capitol building Monday to ask the state Legislature to give public education more funding. Public education advocates shared their own stories, to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2017

5 steps you can take today to make building wealth mindless

Flickr/Giorgio Montersino • Technology makes managing your money e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 11th, 2017

UpCodes aims to make researching building codes, regulations easier through searchable app

A startup called UpCodes wants to make code compliance easier for architects and builders through a new app. The app, which is acces.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 9th, 2017

New Mexico leads the way in green building tax credits, says expert

Green building in New Mexico took a big step in 2004 when then-Gov. Bill Richardson declared New Mexico the "Green Energy State" and organized the Green Building Task Force. In 2007, the Sustainable Building Tax Credit was adopted, allowing all t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2017

Balcony and roof railings and the code: Maintain, repair, or replace? [AIA course]

While state and local building, fire, and occupational safety codes have the effect of making roofs, balconies, and terraces more secure for users, the tangled web of requirements can wreak havoc with.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 26th, 2017

New England schools cooperate to aid green economy workforce

Four colleges in three New England states are working together to train students and make it easier for them to create programs for their region's growing green building and resilient design industries......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 23rd, 2017

Here"s what you need to make to live in the most expensive ZIP codes in the U.S.

Here's the suggested take-home income required to live in the most expensive ZIP codes in 48 state.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 13th, 2017

Education: Yale sues state over gender-neutral bathrooms

State sued. A state building committee is stopping Yale University from creating gender-neutral bathrooms at Yale Law School, and the university is fighting back with a lawsuit. The New Haven Register reported that Connecticut’s Codes and Standards .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2017

Jeff Bezos’ Space Company Is Building an Engine Factory in Alabama’s ‘Rocket City’

The space company is expected to make around $200 million in capital investment in the state. Jeff Bezos‘ space company Blue Origin will hire up to 342 new jobs.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 27th, 2017

TN’s local bodies will get more teeth to clear building plans

The Tamil Nadu government plans to make it easier for builders to obtain clearances by giving local bodies more power in decision-making, State Minister SP Velumani told the State Assembly on Wednes........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJun 21st, 2017

Kerala govt implements ‘green protocol’ for weddings

Wedding ceremonies in Kerala are all set to become ‘green’, with the state government coming out with a green protocol to make auspicious occasions more nature-friendly.With the implementation of the ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJun 6th, 2017

​Craft brewery opens in former Hinterland space in Green Bay

Copper State Brewing Co. has opened its craft brewery, taproom, gastropub and cafe in the former Hinterland Brewery building in downtown Green Bay. Copper State takes over the space vacated by Hinterland’s move to its new building in the Titletow.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2017

7 steps to get rid of your financial stress once and for all

Financial stress and anxiety affect millions of people. No matter how much, or how little, money you make, you have probably felt financial stress at some point in your life.   &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 10th, 2017

Chicago-area start-up revives craft manufacturing

Under a huge American flag, three craftsmen are scraping and sanding acetate eyeglass frames on a gritty table, one of the 75 steps to make a pair of State Optical luxury eyeglass frames. The Vernon Hills, Illinois manufacturer says it’s trying to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2017

Will the latest fix to inner-city problems succeed? [in 5 steps]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to central Brooklyn last month to make one of the more ambitious announcements of his tenure: The state would invest $1.4 billion to curb the obesity, poverty and violence that... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 6th, 2017

Steps you can take to make training more efficient

For most organizations, training leadership is similar to building culture — both are nice to have, but usually lost amid day-to-day operations. In the Fortune 100 company I recently visited, things were different. As one of the highest-perform.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2017

Viewpoint: ​Building codes are the key to the Mass. clean transportation future

Massachusetts was in position to advance a landmark update to its building codes that would have extended the Bay State’s leadership in innovation, clean energy, and electric vehicle (EV) charging. But with little notice, the state Board of Buil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 6th, 2017

Georgia Archives building imploded (slideshow)

The old Georgia Archives building, a windowless white marble structure known as the white ice cube, was imploded Sunday morning to make way for a new judicial center. The state plans to spend $105 million for a new building on the site to house th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 5th, 2017

The Tallest Building in Every State

Mankind has always sought to rise above the clouds, but it was not until the late 19th century that the technology became available to make what we commonly call skyscrapers today possible. In 1884,........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 6th, 2017