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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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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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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U.S. Office Sector: Demand For Office Space Highest Since 2006

Office rents increase in 70% of the... ...Read More...

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Sloan Partners With Chicago Cubs

The plumbing systems manufacturer has joined the Cubs organization as a Legacy Partner and Official Water Efficiency... ...Read More...

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Environmentally Friendly Mother Clara Hale Bus Transportation Depot Opens

The new structure replaces an aging facility with a state-of-the-art bus transportation center that meets the city's needs while minimizing its impact on the surrounding... ...Read More...

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Free Online Earthquake Resilience Program Now Available

Nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) ® creates online version of FEMA QuakeSmart™ Community Resilience Program for Small Businesses and... ...Read More...

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Cal/OSHA Cites Disney Construction For Two Worker Fatalities

Faulty equipment and untrained staff caused deaths at job... ...Read More...

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Dunkin’ Donuts Launches DD Green™ For Sustainable And Energy Efficient Restaurants

Company has goal of 100 new DD Green certified restaurants by year-end... ...Read More...

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United States, Canada, And Mexico Recognize Architect Credentials

NCARB Is part of tri-national agreement that makes it possible for architects to work across North American... ...Read More...