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Fuss & O’Neill Hires James Otis

Fuss & O’Neill Hires James Otis

| November 13, 2018

Manchester, CT – After 15 years working with other firms, James “Jim” Otis, PE, has rejoined Fuss & O’Neill. Previously employed by the firm from 1987 – 2003, he returns as an associate in the Water & Natural Resources Department. Otis has spent most of his career in Connecticut, managing and providing support for dam, […]

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Kerry Dietz Recognized as Woman of Impact

Kerry Dietz Recognized as Woman of Impact

| November 13, 2018

Springfield, MA – Dietz & Company Architects is pleased to announce that Owner and President, Kerry L. Dietz AIA has been named a 2018 Business West Woman of Impact. From a pool of more than 80 nominations, eight women were selected for this award that honors women in Western Mass. who have made impactful contributions […]

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PROCON Completes Condos at Assembly Row

PROCON Completes Condos at Assembly Row

| November 13, 2018

Somerville, MA – The five-Star Row Hotel by Marriott at 360 Foley Street in Somerville was opened recently to guests. The 13-story, 315,000sf mixed-use development includes 122 luxury residences, 22,000sf of retail spaces, and the hotel. PROCON of Manchester, N.H. designed and built the property in partnership with Maryland based REIT firm Federal Realty Investment […]

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Growth Expected in Global Concrete Pipe Market

Growth Expected in Global Concrete Pipe Market

| November 13, 2018

National – According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the future of the global concrete pipe market looks good with opportunities in the sewage, drainage, potable water, and irrigation sectors. The global concrete pipe market is expected to reach an estimated $23.7 billion by 2023 with a CAGR of 2.5% from 2018 to 2023. […]

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Passive House Design Standards and Community Carbon Neutrality

Passive House Design Standards and Community Carbon Neutrality

| November 12, 2018

by Jim Newman A Passive House (PH) is a building that tactfully uses building orientation, thermal massing, passive heating/cooling, and daylighting to greatly reduce its energy needs. Though the name suggests that most certified Passive House projects are residential, a Passive House does not necessarily mean the building must be a “house” per se. Passive […]

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New Lebanon Elementary School Highlight

New Lebanon Elementary School Highlight

| November 12, 2018

Pascoag RI – Lockheed Window Corp., a local commercial construction company, takes pride in ensuring its projects focus on sustainable design. The New Lebanon Elementary School is just one example displaying the Lockheed team’s commitment to reducing their environmental footprint. This project is currently slated for completion before the new year and is designed to […]

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ABC YPG Donates Proceeds from Charity Bowling Tournament

ABC YPG Donates Proceeds from Charity Bowling Tournament

| November 12, 2018

Merrimack, NH  – The Associated Builders and Contractors NH/VT Chapter’s Young Professionals Group (ABC YPG) recently hosted its Annual Charity Bowling Tournament at Merrimack Ten Pin, selling out all 28 lanes with over 150 people in attendance. The ABC YPG selected Families in Transition–New Horizons as this year’s charity recipient – a non-profit organization that […]

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Construction Bid Prices Accelerate, Contractors’ Costs Rise Faster

Construction Bid Prices Accelerate, Contractors’ Costs Rise Faster

| November 12, 2018

National – The price of new nonresidential buildings accelerated in October as contractors attempted to recoup fast-rising costs for materials and labor, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data. Association officials said that trade tensions and labor shortages are contributing to higher construction prices, making it […]

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Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center Opens

Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center Opens

| November 9, 2018

Cambridge, MA–The Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center recently opened at Harvard University. Designed by Hopkins Architects, who partnered with local executive architects Bruner/Cott, the 96,242sf project is a radical re-appraisal of the 10-story, 1966 Holyoke Center building designed by Josep Lluis Sert. It is part of a wider, ongoing “Common Spaces” initiative by the university to […]

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Suffolk, Northeastern U Launch DATA Initiative

| November 9, 2018

Boston – Suffolk is leading the sponsorship of a Digital, Analytics, Technology and Automation (DATA) Initiative with Northeastern University. Hosted by the D’Amore-McKim School of Business (DMSB) at Northeastern, the DATA Initiative will establish a cross-disciplinary, innovative hub of thought leadership committed to researching, developing, and sharing new knowledge and approaches for transforming organizations into […]

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