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.

State Focus: Massachusetts – Nothing Common About Its Wealth

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Massachusetts is taking in and out of the box approaches to help increase jobs and decrease unemployment. State Focus: Massachusetts – Nothing Common About Its Wealth appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Biotech And Pharma Business Clusters/Corridors Featured Post Magazine Magazine Highlights Massachusetts Plastics And Medical Devices Research And Development State Focus U.S. -

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Scorecard Identifies Most Energy-Efficient Utilities

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Massachusetts Pushes Offshore Wind in New Clean Energy Law

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State's mandate for 1,600 MW by 2027 is the biggest in the U.S.

Massachusetts Lawmakers Delay Vote on Bill to Relax Boston's Shadow Laws

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The Massachusetts Secretary of State has asked for a two-week delay on a vote that would change state law regarding shadows created by tall buildings

California Keeps Crown As King Of Solar Power

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A Massachusetts college now features the largest zero-net-energy academic building in Northeast


The John J. Sbrega Health and Science Building, which opened last fall on the Fall River, Mass., campus of Bristol Community College (BCC), claims to be the largest zero net energy (ZNE) classroom and science lab building in the Northeast. The three-story, 46,000-sf building, which cost $47 million to complete, features two stories of teaching laboratories, community spaces and interactive classrooms, joined by a shared atrium that serves as a “learning commons” and student living room

Massachusetts tops California as most energy-efficient state

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Arkansas, D.C., Kentucky, and Wisconsin are Most Improved.

Energy Efficiency: California Regains Top Spot, Ties With Massachusetts

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California and Massachusetts have both won the top spot in the 10th edition of the 2016 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard published by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy ( ACEEE ). The states with the most ambitious targets include Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Arizona.

The Rockport Group Moves Global Corporate HQ

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Business Clusters/Corridors Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Manufacturing Massachusetts Office, IT & Call Centers Boston Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment Expansion massachusetts Site Selection The Rockport GroupThe shoe manufacturer will occupy a new 70,000-square-foot office space in Newton, MA, just outside of Boston.

World’s Top 10 Innovation Hubs

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Massachusetts Reboots Stalled Green Line Rail-Extension Job

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has won a program and construction management contract for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s rebooted Green Line Extension CH2M Hill Inc.

2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential

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Saving Time And Money On The Estimation Process – Massachusetts Contractors Academy

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By Massachusetts Contractors on May 19, 2015 – [link]. About Us. Contact Us. Expert Interview with Peter Cholakis Of 4Clicks On Saving Time And Money On The Estimation Process. Estimation is an important aspect of the bidding process. It allows your company to pitch its best ideas for the best possible costs, helping your company to stand out from the competition – if it’s a good estimation.

Industry Focus: Aerospace Moving Onward And Upward

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Menck Windows Opening New Manufacturing Facility In Chicopee, MA

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Massachusetts DOT Agrees to Pay Contractor's Big Dig Claim After 15-Year Battle

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End of dispute over added cost for unforeseen site conditions and design changes will result in $88-million payment to Tutor Perini-Kiewit-Cashman joint venture. Business Management

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Massachusetts Supreme Court clarifies building code liability issue on mixed-use projects


The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently ruled that distinct portions of a mixed-used building may be treated as distinct and different structures under the state building code.

After Two Fires Gut Wood-Framed Construction Projects in Massachusetts, Local Officials Call For Stricter Regulations

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After massive fires in Waltham, Mass.

Stop & Shop Turns Inedible Food Into Energy

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a Massachusetts-based technology company devoted to creating a waste-free retail industry. A $400,000 grant was provided by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center for the creation of the facility.

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How a Lapse and Missing Bolts Led to Ironworker's Death

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A field crew assumed missing bolts were in place in last year's accident in Massachusetts

Modern Park Passivhaus in Somerville

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This is Park Passivhaus in Somerville, Massachusetts. This is an excellent project to track, especially if you’re interested in Passive House detail. [+] Follow the build of Park Passivhaus in Massachusetts. Passive House Projects Massachusetts Placetailor residential

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OSHA Finds Electrocution Hazards in Massachusetts

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OSHA determined that employees of a Massachusetts construction contractor faced possible electrocution from working close to energized power lines at a Cambridge, Mass.,

June 26 or Bust

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The $5.3-billion expansion of the Panama Canal, originally scheduled for completion in time for the Canal’s 100th anniversary in 2014, now is expected to be open for business before the end of next month.

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Illinois Is Top State For LEED Green Building

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Four of the six states included in the 2014 list increased the square feet of space they certified per resident in 2015 (Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, and California). Massachusetts: New Douglas Elementary School in Douglas; LEED Silver.

HighRes Biosolutions Breaks Ground For New Corporate HQ

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Relocating or Expanding Your Business In Massachusetts. Considering Massachusetts for your company’s relocation or expansion project? Check out Business Facilities’ Massachusetts Incentives and Workforce Development Guide.

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

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Bill to Relax Boston's Shadow Law Clears Key State House Committee

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A proposed bill to relax a 20-year-old Massachusetts law restricting shadows cast by tall buildings on the Boston Common and the Public Garden is one step closer to becoming law

Startup of America’s First Offshore Wind Farm Propels Domestic Market

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The over-ambitious Cape Wind offshore farm in Massachusetts hit a wall after 15 years, but developers now see new ways to boost water-based wind in the U.S.

Cape Cod Heat Pumps, LLC opens new HVACR interactive showroom in New England

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Briggs Heating and Air Conditioning announces the opening of its new location, Cape Cod Heat Pumps, LLC, in Bourne, Massachusetts, on September 24, 2016.

Acentech Completes Consulting Work for Albert Sherman Center at University of Massachusetts Medical School

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recently announced that it has completed consulting work for the Albert Sherman Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, located on the Worcester campus. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Acentech Inc.

2016 State Rankings: CA, TX Repeat As Solar, Wind Power Capacity Kings

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Record snow removal injuries call attention to proper safety measures


In Massachusetts, which has experienced the worst of the winter snowfall, two workers died while […]. HazardSpotting OSHA Safety Tips Boston cold weather Massachusetts Occupational safety and health Occupational Safety and Health Administration snow


Commodore Builders Hosts Topping Off Ceremony in Waltham, Massachusetts

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WALTHAM, Mass. -- Commodore Builders recently hosted a topping off celebration for a new 321,000-square-foot, five-story, Class-A office building at 275 Wyman St., located within Hobbs Brook Office Park. The property is being developed by Hobbs Brook Management, LLC, an owner and operator of premier office space in the Suburban Boston market, and designed by Margulies Perruzzi Architects.

Rail Transplant

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Never Mind

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Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Featured Post Foreign Direct Investment International Massachusetts Online Features Quality Of Life The Editor's Blog U.S. - Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Boston decides the 2024 Olympics aren't worth a hill of beans.

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