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Expansions & Renovations

Organizations often go through major renovations associated with expansions or master planning. These articles cover that topic.

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The real estate investment trust won the 2016 IREM® REME Award for an energy efficiency retrofit implemented at its global headquarters, resulting in energy reduction of 15%.

SL Green’s Energy Retrofit Wins IREM Sustainability Award

SL Green’s Energy Retrofit Wins IREM Sustainability Award

The real estate investment trust won the 2016 IREM® REME Award for an energy efficiency retrofit implemented at its global headquarters, resulting in energy reduction of 15%.

Marine Corps Plans First Net Zero Energy Military Base

The energy efficiency and renewable generation project builds on existing efforts to increase sustainability and energy security for the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, GA.

Energy Efficiency Projects To Save Tinker Air Force Base $3.5M Annually

The $19 million upgrade to the assembly plant's lighting, HVAC, hot water, and thermal energy systems will help meet mandated federal energy reduction goals.

UMass Amherst Plans Large-Scale Solar Power Project

The campus-wide solar installations are expected to generate $6.2 million in cost savings for the university over the next 20 years.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome Gets Energy Efficiency Upgrades

The improvements will help the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District meet its sustainability goals while improving equipment performance and fan experience.

20,000 Plastic Spheres For JFK Performing Arts Center Expansion

The design incorporates long spans without the use of beams and lightens the structure by displacing approximately 30% of the concrete normally required for a comparable flat slab.

Landmark Skyscraper Will Be San Francisco’s First Hybrid Electric Building

Advanced energy storage system will improve efficiency, lower costs, and deliver cleaner power for landmark skyscraper One Maritime Plaza.

Library Renovation Uses SOLARBAN 70XL By PPG

The Lawrence Public Library in Kansas features a new façade combining a terra cotta rainscreen and low-e glass.

Wrigley Field Upgrades With Wireless Lighting Controls

A stadium-wide upgrade includes a new clubhouse for the Chicago Cubs. Opened in April 2016, the facility now features state-of-the-art capabilities.

JLL Creates Workplace Of The Future At Revamped HQ

When complete in spring 2017, JLL’s corporate headquarters will incorporate the latest strategies in workplace design, including many of the best practices it already uses in its work for clients and features inspired by direct input from its workforce.

Sustainable Building Codes In The Middle East Being Developed

ICC and ASTM International partner to support development of regional sustainable building codes.

Business Facilities LiveXchange News: Speakers Announced

Corporate executives will learn relocation and expansion strategies from industry leaders at Business Facilities LiveXchange.

BOMA Florida Announces Recipient Of The 2015 Legislator Of The Year Award

Senator Hukill’s selection as The Legislator of the Year is bestowed to recognize and honor her significant understanding of issues impacting commercial real estate, most notably phasing out sales taxes imposed on commercial real estate leases.

Freer Gallery Of Art To Close For Major Renovations

Smithsonian’s Freer gallery will close to the public on January 2016; should reopen mid-2017.

Gilbane Building Company Completes Restoration Of Historic Kings Theatre

Extensive $95 million restoration and renovation revitalizes grandeur of former movie palace.

U.S. Office Sector: Demand For Office Space Highest Since 2006

Office rents increase in 70% of the country.

Sloan Partners With Chicago Cubs

The plumbing systems manufacturer has joined the Cubs organization as a Legacy Partner and Official Water Efficiency Partner.

Environmentally Friendly Mother Clara Hale Bus Transportation Depot Opens

The new structure replaces an aging facility with a state-of-the-art bus transportation center that meets the city's needs while minimizing its impact on the surrounding neighborhood.

Saint Paul RiverCentre And Xcel Energy Center Complex First In The World To Be LEED, Green Globes,...

When the program began, the annual recycling rate was 15%. Now the entire complex is recycling 60% of the two million pounds of waste generated on average each year.

Modular Data Center Infrastructure: Part 1

This first of a two-part article describes how prefabricated data centers help speed deployment and lower life cycle costs.

Did You Miss The Building Success Story: Age Doesn’t Matter When It Comes To Energy Efficiency Webinar?

View this video and find out how to improve efficiencies in older facilities easily with little to no capital investment spent on renovations.

Green Globes Included In New DOE Energy Rule

Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.S. DOE rule.

National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched

HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion competition.

FM Alert: Planning To Fail

The value of good as-builts for daily operations is widely recognized. After a flood at Columbus Regional Hospital, these plans were crucial to disaster recovery.

Green Building Business Booming In Canada

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building green.

New Performance-Based Design Guide Now Available

National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the WBDG.

CEOs To Promote Resilient Planning And Building Materials

In conjunction with Building Safety Month, chief executive officers (CEOs) of almost two-dozen leading design and construction industry associations issued a joint statement on resilience.

New Approach To Energy Code Compliance Clears Hurdle

Outcome-based path would focus on a building’s energy performance during operation.

Question Of The Week: Relocation Planning And Failures

Planning for a relocation is a massive task with great potential for failure. How do facilities professionals minimize these problems?

Demand For Office Space Remains Steady In Most Metros

Office rents moving upward in more than 50% of the country.

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