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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he’s hopeful about getting a tax-code overhaul done by the end of this year after flatly stating he was “wrong” about finishing a deal by August.

Gov. Paul LePage has asked President Donald Trump's administration to exempt eastern Canadian provinces from softwood lumber tariffs that he says will lead to layoffs and shut-down operations in Maine.

Finance Committee Ranking Member Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today criticized the Commerce Department’s announcement of a two-month delay in levying final tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber.

A 48-unit apartment complex in Brewer, Maine, has earned certification in the rigorous Passive House green building standard.

In addition to generating electricity, the glass architectural blocks let in natural light and provide thermal insulation, one of the key features of a passive house.

When classes begin on Aug. 22 in Central Community College’s new Kearney Center, the structure will be among the most energy-efficient, environmentally conscious facilities in Kearney.

Many developers care about energy efficiency but don’t want the expense and time needed for LEED certification.

USG Structural Panel Concrete Foundation Wall is a wall panel designed to be fastened to load-bearing cold-formed steel studs, for a nonrotting, noncombustible high-strength foundation wall.

The use of energy modeling during the design phase can help teams stay on track to meet project goals and provides one of the greatest opportunities to realize ambitious energy and carbon reductions.