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‘Green’ building slow to catch on in South Dakota

November 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Four years ago, the South Dakota Legislature passed a bill requiring all new government buildings and major renovations to be certified under a program that encourages environmentally friendly construction.
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A practical shade of green for new Grand Forks office building

December 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Environmentally friendly features highlight new headquarters of AE2S, Icon Architectural GroupThe new 42,000-square-foot office building at 4050 Garden View Drive, across 42nd Street from the Alerus Center, opened in May. The building is on track to achieve the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification, and a few more investments could push it up to the top platinum level. Continue Reading