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Why don't construction companies use security as a matter of policy?

Companies in the construction industry are lucky. They have the ability to secure extensions of labor and/or material on credit built directly into the law and without the need to get approval from any other party. Companies in other...

source: By Nate Budde
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Companies in the construction industry are lucky. They have the...

source: By Nate Budde

The University of Texas at Austin houses what is often described as the most integrated and largest microgrid in the U.S., a model for saving energy and money. Built in 1929 as a steam plant, the facility has evolved to provide 100 percent of the power, heat and cooling...

source: Energy Efficiency Markets via

Sanctioned racial segregation was abolished in the U.S. in 1954, but a recent housing decision has shown that class segregation is still alive and well in New York City. The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development recently...

source: Inhabitat

A new green skyscraper that grows when new floors are needed and would be constructed out of its own rubbish could be built in London. Taking its inspiration from bamboo scaffolding used in Asia, the structure of the building — being called the Organic Skyscraper —...

source: Daily Mail via Green Building Elements

Chicago's biggest buildings have eliminated more than 28,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions and saved $2.5 million in annual avoided energy costs through retrofits, according to a Natural Resources Defense Council report. The Retrofit Chicago Commercial Business Initiative...

source: Environmental Leader

Architects who build with glass choose to do so to minimize the barrier between inside and outside. Weightlessness and transparency as a means to experience the built environment enhances lighting and the view from the building's interior. Contrastingly, architects also...

source: Architizer


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