Impact of the 2011 Illegal Immigration Law on Public Works Construction Contractors and Subcontractors

In the 2011 Regular Session, the Georgia General Assembly enacted the Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011.  The purpose of the Act was to increase compliance — and punish non-compliance — with the federal E-Verify program.  While the …

Energy Efficiency Initiatives of Construction Owners

Owners’ energy costs are based on a variety of factors.  One factor that is entirely within their control is energy consumption.  As energy consumption decreases, their costs should decrease.  As a result, Owners and facilities managers are seeking ways to …