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November 2016

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Published on November 17, 2016 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Industry

One thing that all Americans can agree on is the urgent need for massive improvement in our roads, bridges, energy and water systems, as well as other important infrastructure such as hospitals and schools. In fact, infrastructure investment was one of the few issues both President-elect Trump and Secretary Clinton identified as immediate...

Published on November 15, 2016 Written by Jared Brocklehurst Posted in Industry

This past October, Legrand North America held the Energy Marathon 2.0, an internal energy-saving competition focused on reducing electricity use and fostering long-term conservation habits for our business and employees. As the old saying goes, it...

Published on November 11, 2016 Written by Sean Fish Posted in Industry

Last month, Hurricane Matthew swept through the Caribbean and the southeastern United States. Many communities affected by Matthew will be rebuilding for months and years to come. Although disasters like Matthew remind us of the tremendous power of nature, they also remind us of the potential for humans to design and build more resilient...

Published on November 10, 2016 Written by Mark Bessoudo Posted in Industry

Canada has achieved its first commercial project certified under LEED v4 with 270 Albert Street in Ottawa, which earned LEED Gold under the Building Operations and Maintenance (...

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