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Rhode Island Building Puts Net Zero on the Map

| August 24, 2017

Submitted by National Grid According to the New Buildings Institute, the number of net zero projects doubled from 2012 to 2014. Yet confusion around the term “net zero” prevents it from reaching its full potential, an even wider, faster adoption across the country. So what does it mean for a building to be net zero? […]

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Dann Joins EMJ as VP of Northeast Biz Dev

Dann Joins EMJ as VP of Northeast Biz Dev

| August 17, 2017

Boston – EMJ Corporation, a construction services company, recently appointed Ed Dann as vice president of Northeast business development. Dann is based in EMJ’s Boston office and will develop opportunities to drive growth and identify new markets for diversification in the Northeastern United States. He will lead the business development team in building new relationships […]

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Daedalus OPM for Lincoln School Project

Daedalus OPM for Lincoln School Project

| August 17, 2017

Lincoln, MA – Daedalus Projects, Inc. was recently selected to serve as owner’s project manager for the Lincoln School project. The Lincoln School is a 137,452sf, single-story, campus-style facility that serves as the sole public educational facility for Lincoln students in grades K-8. Originally constructed in 1948, the building needs extensive repairs to bring it up […]

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KBE Ranked Among Top 400 National Contractors

KBE Ranked Among Top 400 National Contractors

| July 30, 2017

Farmington, CT – KBE Building Corporation was recently ranked as one of the top 400 contractors and one of the top New England contractors by Engineering News-Record. Jim Culkin, KBE COO, noted that, “We’ve been ranked by ENR among the nation’s top 400 contractors each year for at least the last 20 years.” Among the […]

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Mass. Electric Co., IBEW Local 96 Complete 8.1MW Worcester Landfill Solar Project

Mass. Electric Co., IBEW Local 96 Complete 8.1MW Worcester Landfill Solar Project

| July 26, 2017

Worcester, MA – In April, IBEW Local 96 signatory contractor Mass. Electric Construction Company completed electrical installations for the 8.1MW solar farm atop the city of Worcester’s capped 25-acre former landfill. The project, among Massachusetts’ largest municipality-owned solar arrays, is comprised of 28,600 solar panels mounted on 1,430 solar racks. Mass. Electric’s crew of 65 […]

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IBEW Local 96 & NECA Central MA Introduce Small Works Agreement

IBEW Local 96 & NECA Central MA Introduce Small Works Agreement

| July 26, 2017

Worcester, MA – IBEW Local 96 and the Central Massachusetts Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) have recently introduced a Small Works Agreement that will enhance the union electrical industry in this region to compete more favorably with nonunion electrical contractors on facilities that do not exceed 50,000sf or four stories in height.   […]

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Mirak Automotive Group Installs 540 kW Solar PV System Through Partnership with Solect Energy

Mirak Automotive Group Installs 540 kW Solar PV System Through Partnership with Solect Energy

| July 25, 2017

Arlington, MA – Mirak Automotive Group, a new and pre-owned car dealership and service center, has partnered with Hopkinton-based Solect Energy to install a 540 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the roof of its Mirak Service Center. The solar array consists of 1,440 photovoltaic (PV) panels and is expected to produce 639,042 kilowatt hours […]

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One-of-a-Kind Tool Could Pull Construction Industry Out of the Shadows

One-of-a-Kind Tool Could Pull Construction Industry Out of the Shadows

| July 25, 2017

Boston – Touchplan, a construction software-as-a-service (SaaS) tool for implementing Lean construction principles, announced the reveal of its latest, highly anticipated functionality: the ability to instantly convert time-consuming and idle master schedules into valuable and measurable work processes. Initially created for financial purposes and crafted by schedulers rather than those doing the physical labor, master schedules continuously […]

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How a New WBE Firm Lays Out Boston

How a New WBE Firm Lays Out Boston

| July 21, 2017

Brennan Consulting As cranes continue to dot Boston’s skyline, Laureen Poulakis and Brennan Consulting, Inc. provide a unique delivery of construction services. “Our team creates value and brings commitment, innovation, and state-of-the-art technology to complex construction layouts. We deliver unparalleled attentiveness to our clients. It’s the foundation of our practice,” says Poulakis. Boston clients are […]

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