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How the US Government incentivises builders and designers to think bigger and greener

American construction companies may have a unique set of tax headaches, but for those companies committed to green building and R&D, the federal government offers some substantial rewards


Jake Glavis – Strong Growth Expected In the Canadian Green Building Market

Green building in Canada is expected to see substantial growth over the course of the next three year Oxford Properties Group claims in a press release on… 300 more words

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Footings in

“Put your left foot(ings) in, put your left foot(ings) out…” :)

Yesterday (Wednesday) Bill let me know that all the structural steel was in place for the footings, so I scurried down to the site to take some pix. 433 more words

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New Show Promo

With a bit of help from my boys River and Canyon and a Radio Boise intern we finally have a new show promo you should be hearing on the airwaves soon. 22 more words

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How Sandy and Flood-Resistant Codes Impact HVAC in NYC (and Beyond)

The reverberations from construction code revisions as a result of Hurricane Sandy are now being felt for HVAC installations in New York City. Have you tried to file for installation of an HVAC system in lower Manhattan lately?   484 more words


Jake Glavis – Green Building & ENERGY STAR

A recent article in Opposing Views examined the impact of ENERGY STAR – a voluntary, EPA supported program that allows for individuals and businesses increase energy efficiency. 260 more words

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Marching towards Sustainability

Estimates suggest that by 2030, more than 60 per cent of the world’s population will dwell in cities. This tectonic shift in dwelling patterns and the accompanying boom in urbanization bring with it issues that range from space constraints to water scarcity, transportation, and environmental degradation. 618 more words