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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

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

5 Steps To Get Your Voice Heard At Meetings

To make an impact during a meeting, you need to have a point of view and express your opinion clearly. To make an impact during a meeting, you need to have a point of view and express your opinion clearly......»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 27th, 2017

Every Massachusetts building that was LEED certified in 2016, mapped

Massachusetts is wicked green. The Bay State had the most square footage of LEED-certified projects per resident out of any other U.S. state last year, according to the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and En.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 25th, 2017

Standard baseline for measuring building efficiency needed

The construction industry could use a better contextual baseline than codes for measuring building efficiency against design strategy, says the executive vice president of James Construction, based in Carnegie, Penn......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 25th, 2017

New resource lists green incentives by state

The USGBC's new Public Policy Library is a resource that allows users to look up green building policies by state or locality. The library provides .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 20th, 2017

Environmental, labor groups make bid to jumpstart statewide housing debate

A group of environmental and union organizations has approved a general framework to guide debate at the state Capitol over legislation to increase the state's housing supply. The same groups helped defeat legislation by Gov. Jerry Brown last year.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2017

Capitol Report: How should Deutsche Bank repay consumers for its toxic mortgage mess?

The consumer relief portions of big bank settlements have drawn criticism from consumer advocates, who say banks try to claim settlement “credit” for steps they’d be taking anyway, like home loan modifications, rather than initiating new programs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2017

Odisha steps up efforts to implement Rs 2 lakh cr investments

State targets at least 75% of investments committed in Make In Odisha summit, within three years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 16th, 2017