Author Archives: Diane Cox

About Diane Cox

Managing Partner of ACP, founder of the company in 1992.

•Rooftop of 10-Story Peachtree Street Building in Midtown Hosts 684 Panel Array

Hannah Solar is a home-grown, two-year old full-service solar integrator. Its growth has skyrocketed to more than$4 million in current sales. For more information, please visit Hannah Solaror call 404-609-7005. Hannah Solar has completed the largest solar array on any … Continue reading

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On Industrial Real Estate

Cushman & Wakefield EVP Jim Dieter On Industrial Real Estate Chicago industrial icon Jim Dieter, who was lured out of retirement to take over industrial brokerage at Cushman & Wakefield early this year, says he picked a great company and … Continue reading

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Sustainable Design for Retail

By Terry Dalton Terry Dalton is founder, CEO and executive principal of Charlotte, N.C.-based DMR Architecture. He can be reached at 704-372-0116 or visit Read other articles on the DMR blog Is it really less expensive to incorporate sustainable … Continue reading

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What Will Our Next Construction Boom Look Like?

RHarper Consulting Group Interesting to contemplate, isn’t it? Here we are in the midst of the worst recession in our history, and someone wants to talk about the next construction boom? What better time, though, to think about and prepare … Continue reading

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New Head of Atlanta Bureau of Buildings to come from Reno

Don Rosenthal, of Reno, Nevada, will be stepping into the vacancy at Atlanta’s Building Department, taking the place of Ibrahim Maslamani.  He starts with the department December 1st. We found this article about Mr. Rosenthal’s philosophy on the Internet and … Continue reading

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Sustainable Atlanta

Keep up with the city’s plans for change here – The plan is to “Amend Atlanta’s building code so that it responds to advances in building technology to protect the health, safety, and welfare of Atlantans and to safeguard … Continue reading

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What is the difference between a bid bond, a performance bond and a payment bond?

This article courtesy of Joseph Blanner, of Behr, McCarter & Potter Overland Park Family Lawyer brings to notice that there are the three primary bonds that are purchased on construction projects are bid bonds, performance bonds and payment bonds. Over … Continue reading

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A Lesson In Energy Design

–Chris Laumer-Giddens Chris is a licensed architect and energy efficiency professional who leads Energy Vanguard’s Design and Technical Services. Follow Chris on Twitter: @claumergiddens When my wife and I moved from Tampa to Atlanta in 2008, we decided to try … Continue reading

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Grease Trap Review at Atlanta

Grease Trap Reviews at Atlanta are now being routed through the site development department.

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Dekalb County c.o. fee has gone up

Dekalb has raised their minimum fee to $175 and the c.o. fee to $50.

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