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September 22, 2009
 
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The Colorado Sustainable Design Awards (CSDA) is a statewide program recognizing outstanding sustainable design in residential, commercial and civic buildings and master planned communities. Awards will be presented at the as the 2009 the Rocky Mountain Commercial Real Estate Expo and Fall Forecast, Nov. 10, 2009, at the Colorado Convention Center. Register Now

In the magazine

Rundles wrap-up: clunkers with cash
What with all the “Cash For Clunkers” hoopla raging, and my particular interest in cars as an automobile reviewer for more than 25 years, I have been looking with interest at car prices. By Jeff Rundles

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How to make your website foreign business-friendly
When they invented the World Wide Web, they didn't write "USA only" into the circuitry. Your website is your window to the world, and how the world views you. By Valerie Steinier

The U.S. economy’s looking stronger
The majority of forecasting economists see U.S. economic growth returning in the current quarter, with most forecasts actually revised higher in recent weeks to reflect stronger performance. By Jeff Thredgold

A website for the tech-savvy environmentalist
Pictures flash across the screen: the blue whale, the ocelot, the bald eagle. "Extinct is Forever," posted by Plant It Film Productions, is just one of more than 2,700 videos on EarthProtect.com, where people connect about environmental issues through videos. By Carli Auran

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Ron Bernal of the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association
Ron Bernal of Sequel Venture Partners talks with ColoradoBiz magazine Editor Mike Cote about the rosy future for clean tech businesses in Colorado.

 

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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on "The Road to Recovery"
As the economy continues to challenge businesses and consumers, KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how businesses are coping - and succeeding - despite the downturn. Look for new installments of "The Road to Recovery" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays, during the second half of the 4 p.m. broadcast. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.

Hot Biz Deals

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