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.

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Design-Build Continues To Grow Throughout U.S. 

More than half of non-residential construction above $10 million; highest market share includes state of Oregon at 70% and military sector at... ...Read More...

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FM Issue: Code Compliance For Reroofing

Projects at existing facilities require specific considerations to meet IECC 2012... ...Read More...

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Codes, Standards Developers Align Guidelines To Create Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings

Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and... ...Read More...

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2015 Readers’ Choice Awards Selected By Facility Management Professionals

For this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards, the survey included more than 40 categories, and facility management professionals were asked to indicate what companies they rated highest based on product aesthetics, product reliability, value, and customer... ...Read More...

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Freer Gallery Of Art To Close For Major Renovations

Smithsonian’s Freer gallery will close to the public on January 2016; should reopen... ...Read More...

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2015 International Roofing Expo Offers Robust Education Sessions

Space in sessions is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Online registration is available 24-hours a day, seven days a... ...Read More...

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Gilbane Building Company Completes Restoration Of Historic Kings Theatre

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

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New Service Spotlight: Business Solution Services from Super Bright LEDs

Features of the program include project consultation, customized products, and supply chain... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Benefits Of BIM

What benefits have you gleaned from the use of BIM in your facility projects? What challenges have you... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Wonder-Pro from PPG Pittsburgh Paints

This "workhorse" commercial paint is formulated to meet the requirements of facility... ...Read More...