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The View from Above: Roof Construction and Maintenance

March 16, 2009

We've all heard people say that you have to spend money to make money; however, in today's uncertain economic times, companies across the country aren't just looking to make money - they're tightening their belts, battening down the hatches, and looking for ways to save money.

But, even during hard times, it's important to remember that the old "spending" adage can still hold true for savings; sometimes you have to spend money to save money, especially with regard to a building's roof.

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Program Grows Green Developers
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BOMA Intl. Awarded 2009 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award
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ASHE’s 2009 Vista Award Recipients
The American Society for Healthcare Engineering announced the 2009 Vista Award recipients during the 2009 Intl. Conference and Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design and Construction™ in Phoenix.
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