TITLE

New Construction Takes Backseat to Renovation

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley, Bruce
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/23/2009, Vol. 262 Issue 6, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the funding provided by the economic stimulus package for construction projects in the U.S. In an attempt to move forward quickly with stimulus funds, federal agencies targeted to receive construction funds for buildings will focus heavily on greening existing inventory and pushing projects with designs in place. The General Services Administration (GSA) will see $5.55 billion in funds from the bill with a major emphasis placed on green building.
ACCESSION #
36934061

 

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