64 Search Results Found For: "Building Codes"

FM Issue: Comply Or Die

…with the applicable building and fire codes provides. This is especially important when a building was designed to an older code or standard. Fire protection engineers can provide cost-effective recommendations…


FM Issue: The Green Building Landscape

…healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.” American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). By law, building codes across the country must meet ASHRAE standard…


ARRA Funds For State And Local Governments

…enforce advanced building energy efficiency codes. The participants issued the following remarks regarding their statement (full statement further down). ARRA emblem * Alliance to Save Energy * American Council for…


Transportation Case Study: Richmond’s Rail Revival

…Arts design was at one time a tribute to the golden age of railroad travel. But from the moment it first opened its doors, the building was slightly out of…


FM Issue: Planning for Integrated Building Services

…following initial installation. An experienced manufacturer should be able to deal with codes, contractors, developers, and building occupants. The manufacturer should supply documentation for facility managers, equipment installers, operators, maintenance…


Headquarters Case Study: Tasty Amenities

…system was selected. Construction of the Campbell Employee Center included reconfiguring several surrounding roadways in order to position the new building as the main entrance to the campus. (Photo: courtesy…


FM Issue: Powered For Performance

…continuously to enable real-time interpretation and action. Converging Capabilities The evolution of high performance building design continues to evolve with each new generation of building sustainability codes; the many policy…


The Top 10 Green Building Trends to Look for in 2010

…agreement ensures that green approaches are followed by the parties involved. 5. Building codes close in on LEED With LEED certification becoming a more feasible and even expected outcome of…


Higher Education Case Study: History Lessons

codes in terms of accessibility, safety, and usability.”It appears the building will be a proud part of MSU for another 100years.   This article was based on interviews with Houghtaling…


Education Facility Case Study: Urban Learning

…in Atlanta brought together the teaching and research facilities of several academic departments under one roof. Already recognized as a leading research university, GSU began planning for the building about…