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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

You can slow down time by making even the smallest moments into lasting memories using 3 steps

  Building a reservoir of good memories can increase your happiness and make time seem less like it's speeding by. You can do this by creating moments of elevation — attending things that are sensory, raising the stakes on events, o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 15th, 2017

Cities make last-ditch effort for Amazon"s second headquarters

New Yorkers may assume that the Empire State Building lit up in orange on Wednesday night is an early Halloween treat......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 18th, 2017

Data, transparency are keys to next steps in green building, says USGBC chief

Advancements in green build.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkOct 11th, 2017

CBF Morning Run: Make me a Manhattan; Columbus to Milkwaukee (and back again); going to pot; beer scientists; Woody Guthrie; Tom Petty; and guns

Good Tuesday Morning, Columbus. I have never been to New York City. I have not walked the streets and avenues. I have yet to ride the subway, wait in line for Broadway tickets or marvel at the sight of the Empire State Building or Statue of Liberty......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2017

Texas Can’t Deny Civil War Was Over Slavery and a Rebellion, Republican Lawmaker Says

The state's Republican speaker of the House said the "Children of the Confederacy" plaque should be removed from the capitol building......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 19th, 2017

7 Steps to Building the Team You Need to Start Your Business

How many dysfunctional business teams have you been on? Here's how to make the one you need for your business a winner......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 14th, 2017

Colorado oil and gas officials set their sights on pipelines after Firestone

State officials have taken the first steps to implementing Gov. John Hickenlooper’s seven-point plan to ensure that deadly explosions, like the one that leveled a home in Firestone in April, don’t occur again. Two men died on April 17 after natu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2017

Hurricane Irma to test building codes put in place after Andrew

After Hurricane Andrew pummeled Florida 25 years ago and leveled entire blocks of homes, local and state officials responded by creating some of the strictest building codes in the U.S., hailed by many as a model......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 8th, 2017

Irma could test strength of Florida"s strict building codes

After a catastrophic Hurricane Andrew revealed how lax building codes had become in the country's most storm-prone state, .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 7th, 2017

Hurricane Irma to Test New Codes Put in Place After Andrew

After Hurricane Andrew pummeled Florida 25 years ago and leveled entire blocks of homes, local and state officials responded by creating some of the strictest building codes in the U.S., hailed by many as a model......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 7th, 2017

New York plans to add $50 million exposition building at state fair

The annual New York State Fair is kicking off in Syracuse and officials want to make the site a year-round attraction. A significant step in that direction includes a plan to build a 133,000 square-foot exposition building to be used for events su.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 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