Posts Tagged ‘LEED’

Jul
2013
23

Massive Construction Co. Leaves Chamber of Commerce Over Sustainable Building Reluctance

Massive Construction Co. Leaves Chamber of Commerce Over Sustainable Building Reluctance
  A short time after Skanska USA CEO Michael McNally wrote a Washington Post op-ed titled, “Don’t Let Green Standards Wither,” the company announced its departure from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce due to the organization’s attempts to “halt progress in sustainable building.”  Before making its decision, the construction giant...
Jun
2013
19

Cleveland Convention Center, Built 100% Union, Finishes Under Budget Three Months Early

Cleveland Convention Center, Built 100% Union, Finishes Under Budget Three Months Early
  A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in Cleveland, Ohio, for the city’s new Convention Center, a 100% union job which finished three months ahead of schedule and was millions of dollars under budget. An adjacent construction site, which will house the state of the art Global Center for Health Innovation, will be completed by the ...
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Dec
2011
19

MA Project Labor Agreement Features Union and Non-Union Shops, Comes in $6M Under Budget

MA Project Labor Agreement Features Union and Non-Union Shops, Comes in $6M Under Budget
A new trial court is standing proud in Taunton, Massachusetts thanks to a Project Labor Agreement that witnessed immense cost-savings and other efficiencies. Built Best has the scoop: The Taunton District, the Bristol County Juvenile Court and Probate and Family Court, and the Southeast Housing Court began operations in the new court building in...