Construction & Retrofits Articles
Libraries are very specialized environments, as all facility managers know. So when it comes time to replace an aging air conditioning system, facility managers in these environments benefit from various sources of input.
In choosing furnishings, facility managers are aware of the way today’s occupants are working. From the May 2013 issue.
Week four of Building Safety Month—the International Code Council’s educational public safety campaign—focuses on energy and green buildings.
Building Safety Month—the International Code Council’s educational public safety campaign—focuses on saving lives during high-wind events.
Participants in the DRPP include the U.S. Green Building Council, Environmental Defense Fund, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, Southern California Edison, NV Energy, MelRok, and Skipping Stone.
AmeriCares often delivers cleaning supplies to help families cleaning up storm damage, as well as medical aid for evacuees with chronic health problems forced to flee their homes without their prescription medicines. The organization also helps to rebuild health care facilities damaged by disasters.
With the average Hurricane Season typically having nine to 12 named storms, of which five to seven reach hurricane strength and one to three become major hurricanes, the numbers and resources for 2013 are clear indicators that facility managers need to heed this warning and prepare their businesses—now.
Could Escherian Stairs really be hidden in some ignored corner of the RIT campus? When is a myth no longer a myth? Is it when enough people buy into it to make it true?
At first blush, it sounds like a simple project: paint a champagne colored stripe on the wall of a movie theater lobby. But as general contractor Jesse Truesdale will tell you, the devil is in the details.
Now in its third year, the competition, sponsored by PG&E, the San Francisco AIA chapter, and the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, will award up to $25,000 in prizes while supporting state goals.