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California Construction Trends to Watch

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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

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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?

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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“.

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.

California Lawmakers Warn Contractors Against Building Border Wall

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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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California Dreamin’

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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

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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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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

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

Amazon Adding Two New Fulfillment Facilities In California

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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.”

Super Sustainable LivingHomes Prefabs Taking Over California

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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

California Awards Kiewit Contract for Oroville Spillways Repair

ENR Construction

At what price did Kiewit win the contract

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

Massachusetts Tops California As Most Energy Efficient State

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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

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California Includes Multifamily Housing in Benchmarking Law. Buildings

California’s “Coolest” Cities Announced

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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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State Focus: Southern California – Where The Leading Edge Lives

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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.

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.

Geno Caccia is installed as President of PHCC of California

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and a pro-active leader in innovation, Caccia is riding point on the PHCC of California 'Ride & Decide' program. Geno Caccia was installed as President of the Board of Directors at the annual PHCC of California conference, PHCC WEST 2016 in Lake Tahoe, CA on May 14, 2016.

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ENR California Announces Top Young Professionals

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

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

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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.

Southern California gas station johns go glam

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LOS ANGELES — Gas station restrooms have a notorious reputation in general, but a series of renovated stations in Southern California is changing people’s minds.

California lawmakers may take action to address contractor negligence

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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.

PHCC of California leadership receives multiple awards at PHCC Connect 2016

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The PHCC of California Board of Directors, along with leadership & staff from local chapters across the state were proud to represent California at PHCC Connect 2016 at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio TX.a.

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Francisco

ENR Construction

Construction Starts Forecast to Exceed $10 Billion This Year in San Francisco

California Closets Chooses West Michigan For Manufacturing Facility

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Read California Closets Chooses West Michigan For Manufacturing Facility on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Capital Investment Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Manufacturing Michigan Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Business Incentives California Closets Cascade Township Employment Expansion Michigan Economic Development Corporation Site Selection The Right Place West Michigan Works

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

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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 Infrastructure Leaders Tout 'Post-Renewable' Era

ENR Construction

With several large, grid-scale battery-storage facilities opening in quick succession in Southern California, pundits say the state has taken a leading role in developing infrastructure to hold renewable power generated during low-demand periods, using it to supply customers during peak hours

PG&E Guilty of Federal Charges in California Pipeline Blast

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A federal jury found California’s largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, guilty on Tuesday of violating pipeline safety regulations and misleading investigators before a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California killed six people and destroyed 38 homes in 2010.

Seismic Code Update Drives California Business

ENR Construction

Since Los Angeles joined San Francisco Bay Area cities last October in tightening seismic standards for non-ductile concrete buildings and multi-family, wood-frame structures with parking underneath (ENR 11/9/15 p. 16), seismic retrofit work in those cities has been booming

PHCC of California Ride & Decide Video Tour is a big success

Constructor Magazine

The PHCC of California Ride & Decide Program pairs high school students with PHCC Contractors during the summer for 2-4-6 weeks. read more. Plumbing

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

Project of the Year, Southern California - The Broad

ENR Construction

Builder, businessman and philanthropist Eli Broad wanted his signature museum to be more than just another new building in Los Angeles’ Cultural District

Southern California Water Recycling Project To Make History

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The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) has unanimously approved and signed an agreement with J.F. GRIP will replace the need for 21,000 acre feet of water imported from Northern California and from the Colorado River to maintain water levels in the groundwater basins.

Weekly Product Gallery: Armstrong, DeWalt, Fujitsu, Noritz, California Faucets and Rheem

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225 California Transportation Projects at Risk

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"We're taking another whacking," spokesman John Goodwin of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission said of the decision last month to trim the State Transportation Improvement Plan by $754 million this year -- marking the largest scaling-back of that pot of money in nearly 20 years, with a $328.3