BF: Which U.S. areas would you identify as "LEED"ers in sustainable building? RF: Each region is different and has its own unique environmental priorities and needs. I've been excited to see the work being done in the American Southwest recently, which is a region with an obvious and pressing priority: water conservation. We're hosting our annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Phoenix thi ...Read more ›
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Better Built Snares Two Projects from Army Corp Better Built Construction, based in Middletown, OH, has garnered two major defense contracts in the past four months. Better Built topped seven other construction firms last month to land a $9.1-million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers award to build a training support center at Ft. Campbell, KY. The Middletown-based firm also recently was tapped by the U.S. Army ...Read more ›