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Facility Executive | September / October 2016 Issue
Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.
Released September 25, 2016, the time-lapse showcases 32 months of progress—demo to completion—of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
You almost missed your chance: today is the last day to nominate your favorite potty for America’s Best Restroom.
U.S. Green Building Council honors western hemisphere’s tallest building for construction, design, and operations standards.
The new osteopathic school of medicine at the Arkansas State University Jonesboro campus can accommodate up to 115 medical students per year.
The expansion uses 44% less energy and 45% less water than a typical food processing facility, while at the same time doubling Sabra's production capacity.
Green roofing from Columbia Green Technologies is part of Amazon's new downtown Seattle headquarters’ sustainable design.
Minimizing unwanted noise throughout a facility calls for examining HVAC ductwork system components, and their operation.
Catching problems early, making repairs is key to proper parking structure maintenance. Here are five signs a parking garage is suffering from the constant onslaught of environmental stressors and wear-and-tear.
This program is designed to significantly accelerate time-to-completion for data center white space build-outs, compared to traditional facility expansion strategies.
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.
In Gloucester, MA, the site of an old factory is transformed with the construction of the full-service Beauport Hotel.
The new standard will make it easier for buyers to identify green insulation products that work and protect human as well as environmental health.
Like its predecessor, ProjectLink, this app provides access to construction documents, while also designed to address facility operations for a lifecycle approach.
Greenheck’s new FumeJet pre-engineered, centrifugal fume exhaust packaged models offer extended discharge to reduce and prevent exposure to harmful fumes and odors outdoors.
From concept to grand opening, LED lighting proves to be a reliable solution that delivers on better visibility and energy/maintenance cost savings while adding comfort to the grocery shopping experience.
This year’s winners and finalists employ inventive solutions to challenges related to sustainability, seismicity, wind forces, mixed functionality, and a vibrant urban habitat.
Golden 1 Center, the Sacramento Kings' new entertainment and sports venue, will be operationally smarter, safer, and more sustainable to enhance the fan experience.
In honor of National Safety Month, Hickory Construction has compiled five safety tips that result in protection and productivity.
Students from across the U.S. and Canada have crafted impressively creative prom outfits from duct tape in pursuit of scholarship prizes.
More than simply a nuisance, moisture buildup impacts occupant comfort and facility integrity.
Allegheny Health Network leveraged design-led construction to fast track construction and elevate patient care at a new healthcare facility.
This issue looks at trends in workplace design. Plus, healthcare facilities, fire and life safety codes, predictive analytics, and financing options for HVAC projects.
North Korea boasts some of the most impressive — and weird — architecture in the world. Take a tour from the comfort of your own laptop.
Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.
The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.
Enhancements over previous versions of the BIM collaboration software include a dramatically simplified workflow and support for 2D PDF documents.
Window film as a building retrofit solution can be one of the quickest, simplest energy conservation measures available, as well as the most cost effective.
The ROCKFON Group's Optimized Acoustics™ meets both the sound absorption and blocking criteria of today's commercial interiors, with the style of a smooth-finished ceiling system, while keeping on budget.
Thanks to lightweight ETFE film, 3M Science creates an enjoyable environment year round inside the stadium by permitting outdoor atmosphere without frigid temperatures.