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Dow and USGBC Launch Carbon Challenge to Encourage Reductions in Buildings’ Operational Carbon Footprint

June 14, 2019 - in Buildings, News

MIDLAND, Mich  – Dow and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today a Carbon Challenge that looks to address the increasing built environment growth by encouraging reductions in the operational carbon footprint of buildings. The Carbon…

Healthy Residence Halls Promote Student Physical Activity, Utilize Sustainable Construction Materials

June 12, 2019 - in Buildings, News

St. Louis, MO-  In 1984, the World Health Organization suggested that up to 30% of new and renovated buildings had excessive complaints related to…

Research Finds Consumer Overconfidence Regarding Building Codes in Disaster-Exposed Communities

June 5, 2019 - in Buildings, Featured, News

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Partnership today announced consumer research findings and analysis underpinning a new transparency…

“Power of Two:” DuPont Performance Building Solutions Announces New Commercial Wall² Warranty

WILMINGTON, Del. – Effective June 1, 2019, DuPont Performance Building Solutions will reinforce the trusted performance of TYVEK® Commercial products in combination with the durable thermal properties of STYROFOAM™ and THERMAX™ through the new DuPont…

Western Specialty Contractors Applies Protective Waterproofing to New Milner Library Plaza at Illinois State University

May 30, 2019 - in Buildings, News

St. Louis, MO -  Western Specialty Contractors – Springfield, IL branch recently helped to replace and protect a new concrete plaza surrounding Milner Library at Illinois State University in Normal, IL. The project was put on an aggressive four-month…

FIRST LOOK: Inside Rockefeller Group & CetraRuddy’s New NYC Condo, Rose Hill

May 23, 2019 - in Buildings, News, Projects

NEW YORK, NY  – Rockefeller Group, founded more than 90 years ago to develop Rockefeller Center and today a leading U.S. owner and developer of premier properties across various real estate asset types, announced that Rose Hill – the firm’s luxury…

DeSimone Celebrates Grand Opening Of The Statue Of Liberty Museum

May 21, 2019 - in Buildings, Featured, News

Image: View of the new Statue of Liberty Museum from New York Harbor    DeSimone Consulting Engineers, a leading engineering firm with offices worldwide, recently celebrated the completion and grand opening of the new Statue of Liberty Museum. DeSimone…

Western Specialty Contractors Dismantles, Reconstructs 19th Century Historic Façade onto New Chicago, IL Mixed-Use Development

May 17, 2019 - in Buildings, News

St. Louis, MO-  The historic Dental Professional Building at 2358 North Lincoln Avenue in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood may no longer exist, but through the expertise of Western Specialty Contractors – Chicago Masonry branch, its façade is…

Stalco Construction and BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers Complete Stunning Herricks High School Café and Commons

May 17, 2019 - in Buildings, News

The ultra-flexible, 7,000-square foot space provides students and faculty with an incredible “social hub”   New Hyde Park, NY – Serving the Herricks Union Free School District, general contractor Stalco Construction and architect BBS Architects,…

Crowder College’s MARET Center Receives LEED Platinum Certification

May 16, 2019 - in Buildings, News

St. Louis, MO  — The US Green Building Council has recognized the Missouri Alternative and Renewable Energy Technology (MARET) Center at Crowder College as a LEED Platinum facility.  The building, which itself acts as a hands-on training tool for…