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Women hardhats say harassment runs rampant on construction sites

“The recent barrage of sex harassment allegations has swept away high-profile men in the media, the film and entertainment industries and on Capitol Hill in a breathtaking tsunami of comeuppance — but it’s still a major problem in the construction industry..”

Source: www.nydailynews.com

Microsoft commits to LEED Gold for data centers

Continuing toward an end-goal of making its energy-hungry data centers more sustainable, Mircosoft recently made the commitment to pursue LEED Gold certification for its entire portfolio of owned data centers.

Source: www.smartenergydecisions.com

It’s one of the best structures in the world! i360 bags global title.

THE i360 has won two national awards.

Source: www.theargus.co.uk

Harbor District Plans Unveiled

Plan would redevelop 888 acres, create $864 million in property development and 5,663 new jobs.

Source: urbanmilwaukee.com

A visit to Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Wisconsin estate

While famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright understandably didn’t live to see the 150th anniversary of his 1867 birth, hundreds of buildings and many more pieces of furniture he designed

Source: www.greensburgdailynews.com

Kohler Co. recognized for sustainability by green building industry

Kohler Co. receives Ray Anderson Radical Industrialism Award at Greenbuild in Boston.

Source: www.sheboyganpress.com

The best new learning centers are selected for AIA’s 2017 Education Facility Design Awards

As kids across the country begin the start of a new school year,  the AIA Committee on Architecture for Education appropriately releases their selected projects for this year’s Education Facility Design Awards. The program honors superb examples of educationa

Source: archinect.com

Inside Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s $120 Million Bel Air Home with the Architect of L.A.’s Giga-Mansion Boom

Meet the architect Paul McClean, who has cornered the billionaires’ housing market in Los Angeles, building stupendously priced and outfitted manses to sell to the likes of Beyoncé and Jay Z, Calvin Klein, Aviici, and more.

Source: www.wmagazine.com

Thermal energy storage and LEED CERTIFICATION

Thermal energy storage can help you with LEED credits for your high performance green building by meeting demand response and optimizes energy performance criteria.

Source: www.calmac.com

Citi Commits To 100% Renewable Energy By 2020

Citigroup Inc. has announced plans to source renewable power for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020. The bank says it will consider on-site power generation, power purchase agreements for energy-intensive properties such as data centers and the appropriate [Read More]

Source: nawindpower.com

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