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New construction projects, retrofits, renovations, and facility retrofits are covered within this portion of the site. This is where readers find articles on master planning, project management, and other architecture, engineering, and construction strategies.

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New Tork recessed dispensers and adapters can be used to upgrade the décor and functionality of facility restrooms quickly and with minimal disruption.

Tork Stainless Washroom Upgrade Solutions Launched

Tork Stainless Washroom Upgrade Solutions Launched

New Tork recessed dispensers and adapters can be used to upgrade the décor and functionality of facility restrooms quickly and with minimal disruption.

Construction Industry Webinar: What’s New & What’s Next

Join us for an insightful look at what’s new and what’s next for the construction industry in 2017. This webinar will explore the current state of the construction industry, trends and updates in construction cost data.

Urban Land Institute Competition Focuses On Chicago FM Site

Participants in the 2017 ULI student competition are designing a master plan for the site of Chicago's Department of Fleet and Facility Management, an 18-acre parcel the city plans to vacate.

FM Alert: NIBS Releases National BIM Guide For Building Owners

The National BIM Guide for Owners provides building owners with an approach, from their own profession’s standpoint, to create and fulfill building information modeling requirements for a typical project.

Historic Dupont Building In Delaware Sold

The seller, Chemours, will lease back office space as a long-term tenant, maintaining its global headquarters in Wilmington, DE.

Construction Cost Changes And 2017

Construction data and software provider Gordian highlights changes in construction costs from 2016 to 2017 in a quick reference infographic.

Pro Football Hall Of Fame Plans Smart City Infrastructure

Under an 18 year agreement with Hall of Fame Village LLC, Johnson Controls will provide building technologies at the Canton, OH site to transform the site into an efficient, "smart city" showcase.

Manage IAQ During Renovations

To protect facility occupants from unhealthy indoor air during a renovation, focus on these three areas.

Spaces For Collaboration, Always In Fashion

Beijing-based MAD Architects introduced open floor plans and multipurpose layouts to encourage collaboration through a recent project, the Xinhee Design Center.

MWRD Of Greater Chicago Pilots Water Conservation Program

Restrooms in the government agency's main headquarters will be outfitted with hybrid urinals, with the aim of saving more than 500,000 gallons of water annually.

Bantam6 Self Retracting Lifeline From WernerCo

The company expands its portfolio of SRLs for fall protection with the introduction of the compact retractable Bantam6.

FM Alert: Roof Coatings Product Category Rule, From NSF Int’l

In cooperation with the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA), NSF develops first Product Category Rule in North America for roof coating materials.

New Lighting Saves Food Bank 48% On Energy Usage

LED lighting technology delivers better light quality and energy savings to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina’s new warehouse and office space.

Real Estate Nonprofit Supports Oakland, CA Arts

Spurred by tragic Oakland warehouse fire, the Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST), a nonprofit real estate organization, has launched a new financial and technical assistance program.

Quiet-Tech Insulation Batts By CarpetCycle

Quiet-Tech insulation is made with a blend of recycled carpet, cotton and PET fibers, and qualifies as a Double Green product.

3D Laser Technology Helps Convert Old Church Into Commercial Space

Eco3d used laser scanning technology to accurately capture measurements of the Scottsdale, AZ church interior, a crucial factor of the project due to the facility's unique shape and construction.

Sustainable Exterior Surfaces, Study Quantifies Benefits

Cool roofs and porous pavement are among the strategies touted in "Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington, DC," authored by Capital E — focused on citywide adoption of smart surface technologies.

Yankee Stadium Improvements In Motion

One item slated for completion by the 2017 MLB season is the Bullpen Landings — social gathering areas overlooking the visitors' and Yankees' bullpens.

ZipWall Dust Barrier Toolkit

Protect areas of your facility that are not involved in a construction project from construction dust with this kit that creates a dust barrier up to 16' wide.

FM Alert: WELL And BREEAM To Align Standards

International WELL Building Institute™ and BRE to pursue alignments between the WELL Building Standard™ and BREEAM that will make it easier for projects pursuing both standards.

How To Navigate The Property Condition Assessment Industry

Are all Property Condition Assessment (PCA) reports the same? How do you navigate the PCA consulting world to find the scope of services you are looking for?

Fujitsu General Opens “Air Stage” On NYC’s Broadway

The manufacturer of variable refrigerant flow systems conceived of the space as a collaborative center where industry members can gather while viewing Fujitsu products in action.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Lands Best Restroom Title

The votes have been tallied and the Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) International Airport came out on top in Cintas Corporation's 15th annual contest.

Under Trump Administration, Construction Forecast Positive

According to forecasters at Dodge Data & Analytics, the President-elect's background and experience in construction and real estate is a welcome development for the U.S. construction industry.

Wood Building Carbon Calculator Updated

The calculator, which measures the carbon benefits of a wood building, now includes new options for mass timber buildings.

JLG Highlights Low-Level Access Equipment

For light maintenance and facility work, low-level access equipment provides a safe, efficient alternative to ladders.

Legrand Launches ELIOT Program, To Further IoT

The provider of power, light and data products and expertise has created the program to advance connectivity and intelligence in the built environment and enhance the value of connected products.

Flooring Install Lights Up Kennedy Space Center

With this facility operational year-round, time was of the essence to strip the space and rebuild it to be an attractive and functional space.

Dri-Design Wall Panels Bridge New And Old

The exterior of a building addition to the Rock Hill Law Center in Rock Hill, SC features the Embossed wall panel system from Dri-Design.

SOPREMA Introduces SOPRASEAL Liquid Membranes

The company's building envelope portfolio expands with two new spray-applied air barrier products for wall systems.

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