There are likely few if any government-operated animal shelters that reach the 90-percent-live-release target and continue at 90 percent year-over-year without difficulty. It takes people, places, programs, resources, and public will to meet the challenges. 411 more words
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A lot goes into creating environmentally friendly structures — location, building style, and most certainly, materials. If you’re searching for optimal products to incorporate into your next green building endeavor, check out these three examples. 317 more words
Several industries use LEED, including real estate agents, architects, interior designers, facility managers, landscapers, and engineers. Both local and state governments have adopted this system for public buildings and establishments. 319 more words
Change is becoming a more welcome concept for builders, as many are embracing innovations and changing consumer tastes. To help busy professionals stay up-to-date with the latest trends in the commercial and residential sectors, we’ve compiled a list of 10 major trends driving construction. 632 more words
The Department of General Services has been honored with a 2015 Impact Award by the U.S. Green Building Council’s Northern California chapter.
According to the USGBC, its annual awards recognize individuals and organizations for their trailblazing work in “pushing the boundaries of the green building movement in Northern California and beyond.” 133 more words