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January 26, 2011 - Two Michigan business leaders named to Ferris State University's Board of Trustees

January 6, 2011 - Long term care project on schedule
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November 4, 2010 - Grand Rapids VA Clinic will open new site near Metro Health hospital in 2013

October 27, 2010 - Mason completes 26,000 sq ft LEED-certified city hall and police dept.

August 29, 2010 - City staff and police seeing upgrades in newly opened facility

February 24, 2010 - Unique donation provides rare training opportunities for local public safety departments
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January 20, 2010 - The Spacewerks team sends its congratulations to Pat McPharlin and the entire MSU Federal Credit union team for achieving LEED Gold.

“This has been a long journey for the entire team”, said Joe Ditonto AIA Project Design Leader, (now Design Director for Spacewerks) “We are proud of how the team was able to manifest MSU FCU’s sustainability goals into this green icon for the community.”

Spacewerks wants to also take note of the efforts of Eric Doyle, Green Light Go, LLC for his tireless advocacy and expertise on this project.

Go Green!
MSUFCU: Credit union earns green recognition

October 20, 2009 - Boosting the Village: New YMCA Brings Benefits, Business Review West

September 27, 2009 - Work to Begin on New City Hall/Police Station, Lansing State Journal

August 28, 2009 – City of Mason partners with Spacewerks to design and construct their new high-performance city hall
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Company News

September 2010 - Granger Group launches their new health care initiative Place for Health

October 2009 - Spacewerks launches new web site

June 2009 - Granger Group announces formation of Spacewerks, their new high-performance commercial design/build division

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More Resources

Energy Savings and Performance Gains in GSA Buildings: Seven Cost-effective Strategies, U.S. General Services Administration
GSA releases new study on energy savings and performance gains with high-performance buildings.

Assessing Green Building Performance: A Post Occupancy Evaluation of 12 GSA Buildings, U.S. General Services Administration
This study compares measured whole building performance for 12 GSA buildings to industry standard performance of energy, water, maintenance and operations, waste, recycling, transportation, and occupant satisfaction metrics.

The Role of the Physical Environment in the Hospital of the 21st Century: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity,
The Center for Health Design
Just as medicine has increasingly moved toward "evidence-based medicine," where clinical choices are informed by research, healthcare design is increasingly guided by rigorous research linking the physical environment of hospitals to patients and staff outcomes and is moving toward "evidence-based design". This report assesses the state of the science that links characteristics of the physical setting to patient and staff outcomes: What can research tell us about "good" and "bad" hospital design? Is there compelling scientifically credible evidence that design genuinely impacts staff and clinical outcomes? Can improved design make hospitals less risky and stressful for patients, their families, and for staff?

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