Contractor Eyes LEED Certification For New Hospital

Kraus-Anderson Construction Co., one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest commercial general contractors and construction managers, is set to start construction in January on a new 400,000-square-foot LEED certified hospital for Gundersen Lutheran Health System.

Feds Help Minnesota Green Jobs

The Minnesota State Energy Sector Partnership, a jobs program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, awarded 14 grants totaling $1.1 million to train Minnesotans in green jobs.

Solar Convention Center

A 2,600-panel solar array could sit atop the Minneapolis Convention Center as early as this winter, potentially producing 750,000-kilowatt hours of energy per year

Center for Energy Efficiency

Ingersoll Rand recently debuted its Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability.

Electronically Controlled Window Tinting Helps Schools Earn LEED Certification

Twin Lakes Elementary School in the Elk River Area School District installed SageGlass’ Electrochromics, a glass tint that is electronically controlled, to help it earn LEED Silver certification.