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May 2nd, 2011


  1. Ben Franklin Creates/Retains 743 Jobs in 2010

    The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) has reported that 743 northeastern Pennsylvania jobs were created or retained as a result of its work in 2010.  These results were accomplished in the organization’s 21-county service area, including Berks, Bradford, Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Continue Reading…

  2. Ben Franklin TechVentures LEED: Minimize Heat Island Effect on Roof

    Minimize Heat Island Effect on Roof Ben Franklin TechVentures2 was designed and constructed using the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System. This standard promotes sustainability in building design, construction, and operation. To address LEED’s heat island measure, TechVentures2 has a high-reflectance roof that keeps the building cooler in summer and helps minimize Continue Reading…