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Advanced Green Architecture Awarded Art Building Project

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Advanced Green Architecture (AGA), Grand Rapids, Mich., has been awarded the contract for the green roof system for the University of Iowa’s Art Building Replacement Facility. The new five-story, approximately 126,000-square-foot structure is a LEED Gold certification building topped with the 14,600 square-foot-green roof system that will boast the custom, pre-vegetated sedum mix grown by AGA in their Advanced Green Roof™ system at their nursery. Midwest Green Roof of Arlington Heights, Ill., will perform the green roof installation next spring. The … Continue reading

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ECORE Donates Flooring For Camp

Lancaster, PA – ECORE International is supporting The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp by providing state-of-the-art flooring that will enhance the Camp’s facilities and help to promote the continued safety and wellness of the children that attend.   The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is dedicated to providing ”a different kind of healing” to seriously ill children and their families throughout the Northeast, free of charge.  To help support the organization’s mission, ECORE International is donating and installing its Everlast … Continue reading

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Mammoth Cave Fuels Park Operations with Propane

WASHINGTON – With the donation of propane-powered off-road and stationary equipment from the Propane Education & Research Council, Mammoth Cave National Park has taken important steps to reduce energy consumption at the park and to serve as a model for other national parks across the country.  PERC’s donation of propane-powered equipment totals more than $62,000 and includes three John Deere zero-turn mowers, two Generac portable generators, and a CleanFuel USA propane dispenser featuring eConnect, a fuel network management system for electronic … Continue reading

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Learn To Swim Expands In New York

Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Rose Harvey announced the partnership between NYS Parks, American Red Cross, National Swimming Pool Foundation and the Northeast Spa and Pool Association (NESPA) Foundation continues for a second year and is bringing more free “Learn-to-Swim” programs to an increased number of kids at New York state parks this summer season. “Launched last year at two state parks in the New York City region, this program was widely successful. We are thrilled that … Continue reading

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Pine Halls Wins Big At Brick In Architecture Awards

WINSTON-SALEM – Pine Hall Brick Company, the largest manufacturer of clay pavers in the United States, was well-represented in the Brick In Architecture Awards from the Brick Industry Association (BIA), a national trade group. Products from Pine Hall Brick Company were chosen for projects that won two Best In Class, one Gold and one Bronze Award, BIA announced. The competition honors the best in brick design across North America. This year, the competition was especially intense, with the entry of … Continue reading

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