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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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...

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March 15-21: Termite Awareness Week

Subterranean termites can collapse a building entirely, destroy plastic plumbing pipes, and may cause serious damage.... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Make Work More Like Play With Emerging Technology

By adding the VR component to BIM, facility management could start to feel more like a game than a... ...Read More...

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Hampden-Sydney College Energy Research Lab Begins Operations

Construction has reached a point where the first research activities can begin while the facility’s interior is fitted-out and the exterior is... ...Read More...

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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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Facility Executive | January/February 2015 Issue

This issue reflects the diversity of tasks handled by members of the facility management profession and it includes a profile of the Facility Executive of the Year winner for... ...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...