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.

OSHA Adding To Construction Safety and Health Committee

The committee advises the Secretary of Labor on developing standards and policies that affect the safety and health of construction... ...Read More...

New ANSI-Approved Retail Measurement Standard

BOMA's standard is designed to serve the interests of building owners, managers, and occupants as well as facility managers, brokers, appraisers, assessors, lenders, insurers, developers, construction and design professionals, and... ...Read More...

Still Showing Weakness, ABI Increases Slightly

Following a two-month soft patch, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) rose almost two full points in... ...Read More...

Local Firms Build Youth Facility In Anaheim

The 25,000 square foot "Dreamscape" will serve area children through the GOALS (Growth Opportunities through Athletics, Learning and Service)... ...Read More...

BOMA EER 2010: Managers Controlled Operating Expenses

The decrease in total operating expenses illustrates what commercial real estate managers noted all year: there is considerable pressure to reduce operating expenses and maintain strong net operating income.... ...Read More...

AIA Consensus Construction Forecast

Even with modest improvements in the overall U.S. economy, nonresidential construction spending is expected to decrease by more than 20% in 2010 with a marginal increase of 3.1% in 2011 in inflation adjusted... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Greenpipe By Aquatherm

This recyclable piping system is designed specifically for potable water... ...Read More...

Call for Presentations Issued by CONSTRUCT

CONSTRUCT, which will take place September 13 to 16, 2011, at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, is accepting submissions for the 2011 education program until September 6,... ...Read More...

Dennis J. Hall to Take Office of CSI President

The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) has announced that Dennis J. Hall, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, FAIA, SCIP, will assume presidency of the organization on July... ...Read More...

IGCC Hearings Slated for August; Comments Due 5/14/10

Public comments, which can be submitted until this Friday, May 14, will serve as the agenda for the... ...Read More...