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Facade Ordinances

Jan. 10, 2011

Protect yourself from the potential legal ramifications associated with property damage or personal injury, due to a faulty facade. If you fail to complete a facade inspection under your city's ordinance, you can face a hefty fine … or even jail.

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Planning for Sustainability

With detailed information about the costs and benefits of potential green investments, you can effectively evaluate which initiatives will ultimately provide the greatest results.

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DOE Funds Gigantic Solar Plant
The DOE has announced the finalization of plans for a $1.45 billion loan towards an Abengoa Solar Inc. solar plant project near Gila Bend, AZ. Click here for complete article…
President Extends Energy Efficiency and Renewable Provisions President Obama has signed a bill that will extend many energy efficiency and renewable energy provisions through 2011. Click here for complete article…
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A successful full-scale test of hyperbaric centrifuge technology at a Jim Walter Resources Inc. coal-cleaning plant in Alabama has demonstrated the value of this revolutionary innovation.
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Facade Recovery After Disasters
While the devastation brought by disasters – natural or otherwise – can't always be prevented, there are practices that an owner can utilize to drastically lower the risk of prolonged losses. Click here for complete article …
Maintaining Facade and Envelope Integrity
Learn the root causes of building envelope failures and how to avoid them.
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EPDM, Sustainability, and the Environment What material can support a vehicle going 120 mph through a steaming desert and still be flexible at -45 degrees C. (-49 degrees F.)? Click here for complete article …
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