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Mortenson Installing Solar on Landfill

December 10, 2014

Construction is well underway on the first solar array in Westfield, MA. This project is being built on the top of a closed landfill. The project will transform the used land into a green energy producing solar array at the Twiss Street Transfer Station in Westfield. Watch video from 22 News below to learn more. Credit: WWLP-22 News

By: Nick Bannin, WWLP-22 News

Class of 2015: ENR Midwest's Top 20 Under 40

December 02, 2014

Jen Suerth of Mortenson Construction is honored as one of ENR Midwest's Top 20 Under 40. Story Excerpt: ...ENR Midwest's Top 20 Under 40, an annual program recognizing young design and construction professionals from the region who have made significant contributions to their firms, professions and communities. While other ENR Midwest programs, including Best Projects, honor firms and their endeavors, the...

By: John Gregerson, ENR Midwest

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...