Solar Power Is Still Part Of The Future

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The idea of solar panels on roofs is a progressive one, but new developments with Elon Musk and SolarCity make for exciting new possibilities in architecture.
http://www.vermeulens.com/blog/solar-power-is-still-part-of-the-future

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Solving the Traffic Congestion Problem in the 21st century

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6 Reasons to Remove Traffic Lights. In most instances, traffic lights should be replaced with roundabouts. An estimated saving of $995,200,000 yearly could be achieved by utilizing roundabouts from just the operation, and maintenance costs. The costs explode when you add the cost of obstructing traffic flow, and safety.
http://www.vermeulens.com/blog/solving-the-traffic-congestion-problem-in-the-21st-century

Economic Issues That Affect Construction Escalation For 2016 and Beyond

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An Interview with James Vermeulen, Managing Principal, Construction Economist at Vermeulens, commercial construction cost estimators. James discusses the Vermeulens Beyond Estimation Construction Market Outlook and outlines issues that affect construction escalation in Q2 – 2016.
http://www.vermeulens.com/blog/economic-issues-that-affect-construction-escalation-for-2016-and-beyond

Sustainable Cities: Habitat III a New Urban Agenda

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Habitat III New Urban Agenda echoes those of author Richard Vermeulen, and his book Green at No Cost. From sustainable infrastructure systems, assessable green public spaces to green buildings that provide the missing housing types we explore the similarities of great thought.
http://www.vermeulens.com/blog/sustainable-cities-habitat-iii-a-new-urban-agenda

Pre-Construction Cost Control: Is it Worthwhile to Reconcile

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Zachary C. Bergeron a Senior Project Manager, and Construction Economist at Vermeulens commercial construction cost estimators discusses the key ingredients of a worthwhile reconciliation.
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