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Prepare to Repair

Dec. 22, 2010

Obtaining competitive bids for repair projects can be difficult without a clear and concise set of contract documents. Providing bidders with all the necessary information is the key. Find out how to prioritize repair and maintenance goals for your aging buildings.

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Cork Comes Back

After being replaced with other resilient flooring options, cork flooring is resilient once again due to its sustainability and competitive pricing.

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ASHRAE Standard 189.1 Adopted by Army
ASHRAE leaders have met with U.S. Army officials regarding the adaptation and implementation of ASHRAE Standard 189.1, which incorporates requirements of the green building standard and sustainability. Click here for complete article…
DryFining Technology on Display for 2010 Coal Project of the Year Great River Energy's DryFining technology has been recognized in the 2010 Coal Project of the Year via Power Engineering magazine. DryFining is a method to control cost-effective coal-based power plant emissions while improving fuel quality. Click here for complete article…
Wind Turbines may Benefit Crops
Wind turbines in the Midwest may be doing a lot more than making energy. Researchers at Ames Laboratory and the University of Colorado have determined that wind turbines channel beneficial breezes to nearby crops.
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Don't Let Winter Wreak Havoc
Winter is inevitable, but winter damage to your roof isn't. Click here for complete article …
Ceiling Tile Trouble
Address potential ceiling tile problems before you're in over your head.
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Hotel Floors Affect Rebooking Rates Hotels looking to increase rebooking rates look no further than the floor. Click here for complete article …
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