Georgia Technical College System to Upgrade HVAC Systems

ATLANTA — The Technical College System of Georgia hired Parrish Construction Group to manage building renovations on its Atlanta Technical College campus.

Based in Perry and Alpharetta, Ga., the construction firm specializes in building academic facilities throughout the state.

The college system hired the design-build team of Parrish Construction and NBP Engineers to renovate existing HVAC systems in three buildings that had problems with temperature and humidity control, according to a statement from the company.

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Copper Association Awards School Projects

NEW YORK — The Copper Development Association and the Canadian Copper & Brass Development Association recently recognized several facilities, including school projects, in their 2011 North American Copper in Architecture Award.
Phase 2 of Arizona State University’s Nursing and Health Innovation project in Phoenix received an award for the application of copper panels

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DeKalb County Expected to LEED The Way for Georgia Schools

ATLANTA — The DeKalb County School System started construction of a new high school that is expected to achieve LEED silver certification and set new building standards for the district and the state.

Arabia Mountain High School, scheduled to open in January 2009, will be the first LEED-certified public school in the state of Georgia, according to reports.

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