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French Dam Prototype Complete

| October 28, 2016

North Billerica, MA – French Development Enterprises, LLC (FDE) of North Billerica; GEI Consultants of Woburn; and Oldcastle Precast of Littleton, Colo., recently announced the construction and assembly of the first prototype French dam — modular precast impoundment for construction and retrofit of hydroelectric dams, water control systems and power houses. The 24-ft. long x […]

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Kern Center Designed to be Self-Sustaining

Kern Center Designed to be Self-Sustaining

| October 25, 2016

Designed by Bruner/Cott Amherst, MA – The recently completed $7.1 million, 17,000sf R.W. Kern Center at Hampshire College is about much more than making a good impression on prospective students. Designed by Bruner/Cott & Associates to be entirely self-sustaining and meet the Living Status of the Living Building Challenge, the center aims to make a […]

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Bresnahan School Honored

Bresnahan School Honored

| October 24, 2016

Built by CTA Construction Waltham, MA – CTA Construction announced recently that the Francis T. Bresnahan School was honored by the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS). CHPS, a nonprofit dedicated to making schools better places to learn, named the Newburyport elementary school a “Verified Leader” — an honor reserved for schools that meet a […]

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ACE New Haven Receives CTGBC Award

ACE New Haven Receives CTGBC Award

| October 11, 2016

Bloomfield, CT – At the annual Green Building Awards Celebration of the Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC) on September 22, the New Haven chapter of the ACE Mentor Program of Connecticut received the Student Project Award of Honor for its project, River Street Resiliency District. This project addresses rising sea levels and increased storm frequency, two aspects […]

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SLAM Ranks No. 26 for Sustainability in Architect 50

SLAM Ranks No. 26 for Sustainability in Architect 50

| October 11, 2016

Glastonbury, CT – The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) has ranked 26th for the sustainability category in Architect Magazine’s 2016 Architect 50. Featuring a staff of over 30 LEED Accredited Professionals, SLAM has completed over $1 billion in LEED/sustainable projects, with 22 projects earning LEED certification and 15 projects currently in the certification process. Notable LEED-certified projects include the […]

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Sustainable Design for Commercial Interiors: Engaging the Millennial Generation

Sustainable Design for Commercial Interiors: Engaging the Millennial Generation

| September 29, 2016

by Charles Hopkins According to the Pew Research Center, Millennials have “surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation,” constituting over 75 million people between the ages of 18 and 35 by 2015. It is no secret that this generation has demonstrated interest in social and environmental sustainability. Like it or not, new construction and […]

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