Posts Tagged ‘construction’

Modest Improvement in AIA Architecture Billings Index

The AIA reported the August ABI score was 48.2, up slightly from a reading of 47.9 the previous month.... [...]

CA Buildings Going For Zero Net Energy

the state’s Action Plan for Buildings provides a roadmap to transform five billion square feet of commercial space to “net zero” energy users by... [...]

New ANSI-Approved Retail Measurement Standard

BOMA's standard is designed to serve the interests of building owners, managers, and occupants as well as facility managers, brokers, appraisers, assessors, lenders, insurers, developers, construction and design professionals, and... [...]

Still Showing Weakness, ABI Increases Slightly

Following a two-month soft patch, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) rose almost two full points in... [...]

Local Firms Build Youth Facility In Anaheim

The 25,000 square foot "Dreamscape" will serve area children through the GOALS (Growth Opportunities through Athletics, Learning and Service)... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Sleep In, Or Ship Out

The 120 room Travelodge has been built from 86 high strength steel containers which were constructed and fitted with the hotel room's fixture and fittings in Shenzen, China. Transported to England by boat, they were then put on a truck and fitted together like giant Lego... [...]

AIA Consensus Construction Forecast

Even with modest improvements in the overall U.S. economy, nonresidential construction spending is expected to decrease by more than 20% in 2010 with a marginal increase of 3.1% in 2011 in inflation adjusted... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Photo Index Of Maintenance & Renovations

ConstructionPhotoDocs.com has introduced a photo indexing service geared to facility management... [...]

Revised U.S. Forest Management Standard

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) recently announced revisions to its Forest Management Standard for the contiguous U.S.... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Georgia-Pacific Gypsum LEED Calculator

The online calculator is aimed at determining how the company's products may contribute to LEED credits.... [...]