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Designing High Schools That Supports Career-Ready Education

Designing High Schools That Supports Career-Ready Education

| February 26, 2018

by Mark L. Lee The community of constituents, educators, planners, and designers of Edward Little High School (ELHS) have a tremendous opportunity in 2018 to fashion an education direction that will chart the course of learning at the Auburn, Maine School for generations to come. Contemporary K-12 trends and buzzwords can sometimes be overstated and worn-out […]

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Celebrating the Value of Women in Construction: What We Know

Celebrating the Value of Women in Construction: What We Know

| February 26, 2018

by Nancy Greenwald On February 22, more than 200 women and men gathered for the Construction Institute’s 3 Annual Women Who Build Summit for a day of inspiration, education, and networking. The full day of programming included panels of women business owners and women innovators in the industry, training in compensation negotiation and the inspirational stories […]

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Coghlin Electrical In Progress with WPI Project

Coghlin Electrical In Progress with WPI Project

| February 26, 2018

 Architect: Gensler; GC: Shawmut Construction   Worcester, MA – IBEW Local 96 signatory contractor, Coghlin Electrical Contractors, Inc., based in Worcester, is in progress with the ground-up, core and shell electrical construction of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Residence Hall project. The new, five-story, 78,000sf building, located at the center of […]

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DPR Launches Blog in Honor of Women

DPR Launches Blog in Honor of Women

| February 26, 2018

Need dateline – Over the past year, in honor of International Women’s Week, Women in Construction Week and Women’s History Month, DPR Construction launched a monthly blog series dedicated to sharing stories of women who build great things at DPR and across the AEC industry.   Construction is a traditionally male-dominated industry that is only 9.3% women […]

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IIDA NE Awards

| February 24, 2018

High-Profile Monthly (HP) asked IIDA NE Awards night co-chairs Heather Brunini and Marcus Hamblin to share the importance of this annual event with our readers. The winners will be published in the next issue of HP. HP: What is IIDA NE? IIDA NE: The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) works to advance the value of […]

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Unions Build a Diverse Workforce with ‘Build A Life That Works’

Unions Build a Diverse Workforce with ‘Build A Life That Works’

| February 23, 2018

by Kate Harrison When the US government opened the doors to women entering the construction trades in 1978, less than 3% of tradespeople were women. Forty years later, the number of tradeswomen across the country remains at just 3%. But not in the Massachusetts building trades. Over the past decade, the Policy Group on Tradeswomen’s Issues […]

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Froling Energy Installs Dry Wood Chip Boiler for Applegate Apartments

Froling Energy Installs Dry Wood Chip Boiler for Applegate Apartments

| February 23, 2018

Bennington, VT – In 2017, the 103 units at Applegate Apartments underwent some significant changes that have reduced heating costs by over 50%. The changes include new windows, insulation, new roofing, and siding. These were huge improvements, but the biggest change was conversion to a biomass-fired district heat distribution system that linked the complex’s 23 […]

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Easterseals Names Tracey Pelton Board Member

Easterseals Names Tracey Pelton Board Member

| February 23, 2018

    Manchester, NH – Easterseals New Hampshire recently named Tracey Pelton of Amherst to its board of directors. Pelton brings over 18 years of marketing, branding, communications, and client relations skills to the role. She is currently serving as the executive director of business development and marketing for PROCON in Hooksett. She is an […]

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