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October 06, 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

Cote’s Colorado: Here comes the sun
You can hear the enthusiasm in Bill Lowstuter’s voice and see it sparkle in his eyes as he describes how much power his Golden company’s solar panels produce and how much carbon dioxide they offset. By Mike Cote

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Why the Fed has cred
Why are long-term interest rates so low? Because the Fed enjoys the inflation-fighting credibility it has painfully gained during the past 30 years. By Jeff Thredgold

How to save on workers’ comp
Depending upon your experience modification factor, you could either be paying 50 percent less than your competitors for workers’ comp -- or as much as 300 percent more. By Zachary Stock

Eco-friendly hair salons: not just for California anymore
While there doesn't appear to be an industry-wide, coordinated effort to green up these operations, green-friendly salons are popping up all across the country.

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The high cost of hiring wrong
ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with TalenTrust founder Kathleen Quinn Votaw about what happens when companies rush the hiring process – and make the wrong choice.

 

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