The task of reducing the worst effects of global warming has been placed squarely in our hands, and while we have been slow to react, there is now a firm trend towards a zero-carbon world. A major part of the effort is green construction, which refers to the methods used for building and the sustainable Read more

Advanced green building solutions, which include materials that are safer to use and more environmentally friendly, benefit not only the end customer, but also those involved in the construction work. Those who want to be a part of the future, need to know them right now. Companies need to be organized and prepared for the Read more

Green construction focuses on increasing the efficiency of the use of resources in the construction process – energy, water and materials – while reducing the environmental impact of the construction process and the use of the building. In recent years, a new profession has been born – green construction mentors, who are guided directly into Read more

Emphasizing the importance of continued support for career and technical education to help grow the middle class, U.S. Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL 8th District) last week visited the innovative learning labs at the College of DuPage Technical Education Center. The center, located on the College’s Glen Ellyn campus, includes 31 classrooms, 16 state-of-the-art laboratories to accommodate Read more

Facility is expected to consume up to 50% less energy for cooling than similar data centers Chicago — Grainger announced its new data center in Lake Forest, Ill., is certified as the world’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) facility of this type. This data center features an advanced cooling system.  The energy Read more