One hundred and fifteen years ago education for African Americans in South Carolina changed. That is when South Carolina State University opened as an agricultural and mechanical training school for African Americans.
In a tough economy, contractors undoubtedly are looking for ways to expand into additional markets to gain work. Contractors who already install commercial standing-seam metal roofing may not have to look too far as a trend re-emerges-standing-seam residential roofs.
When embarking on a sustainable plan that has the potential to transform a campus, why not start with a highly visible bang? Providence College in Providence, R.I., recently seized such an opportunity by installing thin-film building integrated photovoltaics on the roof of the Slavin Center, the college’s student center.