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PA DEP: Learning and Leading the Way

Green building is flourishing from one end of Pennsylvania to the other, with plenty of activity in the middle. Governor Ridge’s Growing Greener Initiative includes a requirement for state buildings, either leased or owned, to meet green guidelines.  The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Harrisburg has provided a model for this initiative and […]

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Expanded David L. Lawrence Convention Center Brings the Future to Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is known internationally for its rebirth through clean air and water policies and its more recent brownfield and riverfront redevelopment projects. The millennium may bring the city additional recognition for its latest environmental accomplishment, a GREEN convention center. Last year, an international design competition was held for the new expansion of Pittsburgh’s convention center.  The competition […]

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Construction Junction, What’s your Function?

When there’s work to be done, most people head straight for places like Hechinger’s, Lowe’s, or Busy Beaver to get the building materials they need—often paying top dollar.  Who says you have to go to a retail store to buy building materials?  Construction Junction (CJ), a new store based in Lawrenceville, is a place where […]

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