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Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Achieves LEED Gold Certification

November 26, 2014

The new Lurie Children’s hospital is twice the square footage of the old Lincoln Park facility, but energy costs have only increased by 20 percent. The world’s tallest children’s hospital doesn’t just take good care of its patients; it also takes good care of the environment. The U.S. Green Building Council has recognized the state-of-the-art Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s...


American Builders 2017 to Host Business Outreach Event

November 24, 2014

American Builders 2017 will host a business outreach event to inform the business community about the SunTrust Park construction project. Vendors, subcontractors and suppliers are invited to attend to learn about the project’s construction needs and requirements as well as the bidding process.  WHAT: SunTrust Park Business Outreach Event WHO: American Builders 2017 (Brasfield &...


Data Center Interest in Renewable Energy on the Rise

November 20, 2014

Mortenson survey finds 84% feel the need to consider renewable forms of energy  Renewable energy is among the top emerging technologies being considered by data center owners to help address power and cooling costs, according to a Mortenson survey of corporate data center executives, data center developers and operators, and information technology providers at the 2014 Data Center World...


Northwestern Mutual Van Buren Office Project Receives Highest Honor from WGBA

November 14, 2014

The Northwestern Mutual Van Buren Office project received the Focus on Energy Award of Excellence during the Wisconsin Green Building Alliance's Sustainability Energy Efficiency (SE2) Awards. The awards recognize leadership in energy efficient and sustainable design, construction, and operation of Wisconsin commercial buildings and related systems. The project was honored for...


Data Centers of the Future

November 13, 2014

Chris Hardinger, Business Development Executive for our Mission Critical Group, served as panelist at this year's Data Center World in Las Vegas, NV and addressed the following hot topic questions. Q: Do modular data centers make sense? A: My first question in response is why are you considering it and what business challenges are you hoping it will solve? The data center in a box is not a catch all silver bullet...


Mortenson Construction Completes Windthorst II Wind Farm for OwnEnergy

November 10, 2014

The 68 MW project that will provide clean renewable energy to more than 25,000 households November 10, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – OwnEnergy the leaders in mid-size wind energy development and Mortenson Construction today announced the completion of construction on the Windthorst II Wind Farm located in Windthorst, Texas, approximately 110 miles northwest of Dallas.  OwnEnergy...