Construction & Retrofits Articles

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.

Cover March/April 2015 Facility Executive.

Facility Executive | March/April 2015 Issue

Energy codes are being examined in various parts of the country, and energy reporting is being considered as a benchmarking target. Read more about these topics in the latest issue of Facility Executive... ...Read More...

The central atrium in Johnson Center not only provides natural daylight to occupants, but also creates a generous space for interaction.

Higher Education Case Study: Campus Capstone

At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential... ...Read More...

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Higher Education Supplement: Facility Condition Assessments

At Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH, leveraging technology clarified priorities for informed... ...Read More...

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Building Envelope Commissioning

Elevated performance requirements for energy and infiltration are calling for more attention to envelope design and... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Check Out The Steel Selfie Instagram Contest

AISC is launching a "Steel Selfie" Instagram contest for industry professionals and college students. Prizes will be awarded each... ...Read More...

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Green Data Centers Are Latest Trend

Enterprises are increasingly focused on incorporating green data centers into their IT infrastructure... ...Read More...

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What You Need To Know About Changes To NFPA 70E

Originally developed at OSHA's request, NFPA 70E helps companies and employees avoid workplace injuries and fatalities due to shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc... ...Read More...

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Sustainable Building Codes In The Middle East Being Developed

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

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OSHA Eye And Face Protection Standards To Be Updated

OSHA has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Top Energy Improvement

What is the most effective change made in the past 12... ...Read More...