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Jackson Convention Complex wraps up its second year with big gains on all fronts

McCarthy: 2010 was a success and event days, attendance, impact and job creation are up The Jackson Convention Complex has been growing its business in a major way since opening two years ago. Jackson Convention Complex general manager Linda McCarthy said 2010 was a year full of highlights and accomplishments. Event days are up, attendance is up, impact is up, ...

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Architects in line with responsibility to ‘be green’

As sustainable design becomes more prevalent, Mississippi architectural firms are going green. Eley Guild Hardy Architects stands by their philosophy that designing for the future is not an option; it’s a responsibility. The firm, with offices in Biloxi and Jackson, has 18 associates accredited by LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). The Biloxi office, built in 2005, received LEED ...

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Thompson earns LEED designation

Lauren C. Thompson of Canizaro Cawthon Davis Architects recently became a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for New Construction Accredited Professional.  To achieve accreditation, Thompson has demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles and the LEED rating system. She is also a charter member of the Mississippi Chapter of the United States Green Building Council ...

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