The new federal courthouse, to be built in Midtown Harrisburg, will be an economic boon to the neighborhood and hopefully kick development into high gear. Designers hope the building will achieve a gold-level rating from the U.S. Green Building Council! Solar power, geothermal energy, HVAC systems and green building practices are all being considered for the new courthouse. Other buildings in the area already include such technologies.
Construction could begin in 2013.
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