JF Brennan Marine breaks ground on new office building

Published On: Apr 10 2012 11:38:55 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 10 2012 11:26:10 PM CDT

LA CROSSE, Wis.-- A local company breaks ground on its new energy efficient office.

JF Brennan is a marine construction and cleanup company based in La Crosse. Construction started Tuesday on a new office building on French Island.

Employees have been planning the office for the past six months.

One of the pirorities is being environmentally friendly and getting LEED certefied which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. "Being an environmentally friendly is actually a big part of what we do.  We do environmental clean-ups, so being leed certified was a really easy decision for us to make," says JF Brennan Marketing Manager Mark Binsfeld.

The new building will also include a high-tech dispatch center to coordinate with ports across the midwest.