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Prediction Vs. Performance: Facing Energy Challenges

Prediction Vs. Performance: Facing Energy Challenges

Henry Gifford, a mechanical systems designer and principal at Gifford Fuel Saving, Inc. in New York City, is suing the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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Devil's Slide Tunnel Breakthrough

Devil's Slide Tunnel Breakthrough

A Caltrans construction crew on Friday punched through the northern end of Devil’s Slide tunnel that will link Pacifica and Montara. Three years after breaking ground on the project, Caltrans now expects the passage to open next year.

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Polishing Oakland's Crown Jewel: Lake Merritt Reborn

Polishing Oakland's Crown Jewel: Lake Merritt Reborn

Oakland's Historic Lake Merritt is in the midst of a multimillion dollar face lift.

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Bay Bridge Rising

Bay Bridge Rising

Bay Bridge construction and engineering brought to life by the award winning website baybridge360.

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Reporter's Notes: Building Blocks Go Green

Reporter's Notes: Building Blocks Go Green

I got interested in this story after hearing Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla speak at a conference this fall in Sausalito. He explained how he decides where to invest in green tech and it was fascinating. He and other top venture capitalists think they can help stop global warming and make a ton of money at the same time.

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