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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Mortenson Announces Plans for New Hotel in Minneapolis

November 06, 2014

Mortenson today announced its plans to develop and build one of the country’s first AC Hotels by Marriott in downtown Minneapolis. The 9-story, 244-room hotel will be located at 401 Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis, centrally-located near entertainment and business, light rail transit, and only blocks from Target Field, Target Center, and the new Minnesota Multi-Purpose Stadium. The $48 million project is...

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Managing Through Extreme Weather Conditions

November 05, 2014

The Stream Private Data Center project saw challenges of the record-breaking sort. As usual, our project pushed through with incredible dedication and problem-solving ability to keep the project on track! For more “fun facts” about this project, visit the project profile. View an Excerpt