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PCI calls for Design Awards entries

Source: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago

PCI is accepting entries for its 2014 Design Awards competition entries through May 19. Now in its 52nd year, the awards program recognizes design excellence, innovation, and construction quality using precast concrete.

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Illinois, Maryland, Virginia tops in LEED-certified space

Source: U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C.

USGBC released its Top 10 States for LEED, the worldʼs most widely used and recognized green building rating system, highlighting the regions around the country that are at the forefront of sustainable building design and transformation.

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Precast foundation user takes top NAHB "Green Site" honor

Sources: Superior Walls of America, New Holland, Pa.; CP staff

Convening in Las Vegas for the International Builders' Show, the National Association of Home Builders presented its "Project of the Year Award for Green Site Development--Single-family Detached" to Clarence, N.Y.-based Natale Builders for Rivera Greens, a local subdivision whose 35 units bear on Superior Walls Xi precast foundations.

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