California Construction Trends to Watch

ProCore

California is one of the most economically successful U.S. economic recovery has been particularly good for California. In 2014, California was ranked as the largest GDP in the United States with numbers 40% higher than the runner-up, Texas.

October Events Shape the California Construction Scene

ProCore

When it comes to construction, California is considered a region in itself. In fact, California’s job growth rate continues to outdo the rest of the country. construction news california construction construction trends

Is California Going to Ban Cows in the Name of Climate Change?

Green Building Law Update

So, with targets on the backs of cows, “for dairies, California will aim to reduce methane emissions. One of the many problems with that aim is California dairy cows already “produce low enteric fermentation emissions per gallon of milk“.

California Keeps Crown As King Of Solar Power

Business Facilities Blog

California retains its crown as the nation's king of solar power: The Golden State was the top-ranked state in all three solar power categories in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report. Read: California Keeps Crown As King Of Solar Power.

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Net Zero Prefab Home Built in California

Jetson Green

Mark Jacobson, a professor at Stanford University, California recently commissioned the Canadian firm Bone Structure to build him a prefab net-zero home. Super Sustainable LivingHomes Prefabs Taking Over California.

Good News for California Construction

ProCore

Along with a report on California’s strong job growth, the University of California, Los Angeles also stated that residential construction is spiking in the state. construction news california construction new construction

AISC Raises Fairness Issues Over Buy Clean California Act

ENR Construction

Steel interests have misgivings about the fairness of a California law, enacted last month, intended to minimize carbon footprints of certain construction materials used in state-funded building projects by requiring all products to have a global warming potential less than the industry average

Heroic Efforts In California

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Just like the rest of the country, California has its seen ups and downs when it comes to employment, taxes, energy and the environment. Since its launch in December 2011, HERO has created more than 10,000 local jobs through projects completed in more than 50,000 homes in California.

ENR California Announces Preliminary List of Top Specialty Contractors

ENR Construction

ENR California will feature the region's annual list of Top Specialty Contractors, along with Specialty Contractor of the Year, in the November issue

California Dreamin’

Business Facilities Blog

California Dreamin’ appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Biotech And Pharma Business Clusters/Corridors California Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Post Online Features Quality Of Life Renewable Energy The Editor''s Blog U.S. - Far West california Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

California’s “Coolest” Cities Announced

Business Facilities Blog

California’s “Coolest” Cities Announced appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic California Daily News Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Post Online Features Renewable Energy U.S. - Far West Blog-Dec-2014 California Air Resources Board Claremont Cool California City Challenge Energy Upgrade California Rancho Cucamonga Riverside

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Two California Contractors Fined for Confined Space Fatality

Construction Equipment

and subcontractor D&D Construction Specialties in southern California have been fined $352,570 by California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health for 10 serious safety violations and three willful neglect violations General contractor Tyler Development Inc.

Super Sustainable LivingHomes Prefabs Taking Over California

Jetson Green

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Best Projects Winners Announced for California

ENR Construction

The winners listed below will be profiled in depth in the October issue of ENR California, and at two awards presentations in December – one in Los Angeles on October 4, and the other in San Francisco on October 6

Six Oaks Container House in California

Jetson Green

This 1,200 square-foot home was built with six used shipping containers in Felton, California. Container Design Modern architecture California modular Modulus residential

Amazon Adding Two New Fulfillment Facilities In California

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

These new facilities will increase Amazon’s California presence to nine fulfillment centers, nine million square feet of operations and approximately 14,000 full-time hourly associates. We are thrilled that Amazon has decided to continue to expand its operations in California.”

China Sunergy Will Create 200 Manufacturing Jobs In California

Business Facilities Blog

Read China Sunergy Will Create 200 Manufacturing Jobs In California on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. The Chinese solar company considered the East Coast and Midwest before deciding to locate its first U.S. facility at the McClennan Business Park in Sacramento, CA.

Which Company Did ENR California Name Design Firm of the Year?

ENR Construction

ENR California's annual Top Design Firms reported nearly $5 billion in billings during 2016 in California and Hawaii

Massachusetts Tops California As Most Energy Efficient State

Business Facilities Blog

Massachusetts Tops California As Most Energy Efficient State appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Top 10 states are MA, CA, RI, OR, VT, CT, NY, WA, MD, and MN; five states most in need of improvement are ND, WY, SD, MS, and AK.

California Includes Multifamily Housing in Benchmarking Law

ENR Construction

California Includes Multifamily Housing in Benchmarking Law. Buildings

California’s “Coolest” Cities Announced

Business Facilities Blog

The post California’s “Coolest” Cities Announced appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic California Daily News Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Post Online Features Renewable Energy U.S. - Far West Blog-Dec-2014 California Air Resources Board Claremont Cool California City Challenge Energy Upgrade California Rancho Cucamonga Riverside

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California Lawmakers Warn Contractors Against Building Border Wall

Construction Equipment

The Mercury News reports three California Democrats have a warning for contractors who sign up for President Donald Trump’s border-wall construction project between the U.S.

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State Focus: Southern California – Where The Leading Edge Lives

Business Facilities Blog

State Focus: Southern California – Where The Leading Edge Lives appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Aerospace And Defense Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Topic Business Clusters/Corridors California Featured Post Location Focus Magazine Magazine Highlights Manufacturing Ports And Free Trade Zones Quality Of Life State Focus Transportation Infrastructure U.S. - Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Hotels savor demand in northern California's wine country

BD+C

The Wine Institute estimates that nearly 24 million people visit the 4,653 wineries in California’s wine regions each year

California School Made of Shipping Containers

Jetson Green

The Waldorf School of Orange County, located in Costa Mesa, CA recently added 10,000 square feet of classroom space, which they achieved by using recycled shipping containers as the main building materials.

Big Sur Landslide Being Called California's Biggest

ENR Construction

State officials are still estimating the task of re-opening the famed stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway

Workers on Big California Bridge Tackle Oil Wells, Seismic Issues

ENR Construction

With obstacles eliminated, California's first vehicular cable-stayed bridge is on the way to a 2018 completion in Long Beach

Business Report: California – Sacramento County Plans For The “Next Economy”

Business Facilities Blog

Business Report: California – Sacramento County Plans For The “Next Economy” appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Business Report California Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Post Magazine Magazine Highlights Renewable Energy U.S. - Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. The Capital Region Prosperity Plan sets six priorities, including an “ecosystem” for innovators and entrepreneurs.

California Faucets adds third facility to accommodate continuing growth

Constructor Magazine

To meet continued and accelerating growth, California Faucets has recently expanded its operations to include a third manufacturing facility. read more. Bath/Kitchen Management

Which Firm Won Contractor of the Year Honors in ENR California?

ENR Construction

The winning firm will be profiled along with other contractors working in California and - new this year - Hawaii in the July 31 edition

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in Inland Empire

ENR Construction

Total Construction Spending Expected to Increase More Than 10% in 2018

California, Illinois, Texas Lead The Charge Toward A Modernized Electric Grid

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

California, Illinois, Texas Lead The Charge Toward A Modernized Electric Grid originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Asia-Pacific’s smart grid market ‘to earn $13bn’ California, Illinois, Texas Lead The Charge Toward A Modernized Electric Grid.

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California lawmakers may take action to address contractor negligence

BD+C

California lawmakers heard testimony recently from victims of a deadly balcony collapse in Berkeley last summer as they consider a bill to address contractor negligence.

ENR California Announces Top Young Professionals

ENR Construction

The program honors individuals who have built extraordinary industry portfolios in just a few short years

California Awards Kiewit Contract for Oroville Spillways Repair

ENR Construction

At what price did Kiewit win the contract

A new hotel positions itself as a connection for three of northern California’s wine valleys

BD+C

The Wine Institute estimates that nearly 24 million people visit the 4,653 wineries in California’s wine regions each year, and spend $7.2 billion

Colored Solar Panels Hit California Market

Jetson Green

The solar panels have ETL safety certification to UL1703 and a listing by the California Energy Commission, said Colored Solar in a company release. Solar Technology alternative energy California Colored Solar Gold Coast Solar