The state of New York is practicing what it preaches in the design and construction of two environmental centers. Stony Kill Farm Environmental Center in Wappingers Falls and Rogers Environmental Education Center in Sherburne will now feature “green” additions.
The Rhode Island Supreme Court recently announced its decision to uphold a lower court decision, which struck down a union-only project labor agreement (PLA) on a $73 million University of Rhode Island project.
This Virginia county is leading by example when it comes to energy efficiency. It currently has five registered LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) projects underway, including the new Aurora Hills Complex.
Thermal bridging is a characteristic of some materials, such as steel studs, to transmit temperature differences through a wall assembly, short-circuiting the insulation that abuts it. The Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) uncovered such a thermal bridging problem in the design of Melrose Commons, a development of attached, three-family townhouses in the Bronx, New York.
Hi Tech Plastics has a loyal workforce, but even the most dedicated employees were tested on 90-plus degrees F summer days when humid, sweltering outdoor air mixed with intense interior heat produced from injection molded plastics machinery.