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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Senior Living Case Study: Care In Construction

Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant... ...Read More...

This University of Baltimore facility includes 15 classrooms, 29 large- and small-group study spaces, a 32,000 square-foot library, and a 300 seat moot courtroom and event space.

The HVAC Factor: Systems Get A Break

At the University of Baltimore, a new facility features passive heating and cooling, and natural... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Think Outside The Box

Informed maintenance of the building envelope can significantly improve energy... ...Read More...

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Saint Paul RiverCentre And Xcel Energy Center Complex First In The World To Be LEED, Green Globes, APEX/ASTM Certified

When the program began, the annual recycling rate was 15%. Now the entire complex is recycling 60% of the two million pounds of waste generated on average each... ...Read More...

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Code Council And SRCC Finalize Consolidation

Combining services and resources of ICC and SRCC should help building safety professionals, manufacturers, and... ...Read More...

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Coalition Formed To Extend Research On Sustainable Roofing

ARMA, ERA, and PIMA collaborate to compare high-performance roofing systems in northern... ...Read More...

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Monitoring Confirms Efficiency Of Edberg’s Swedish Tennis Arena

Edberg acknowledges the importance of energy efficiency with regard to the construction of this indoor arena. The aim was to build a "tennis hall of the... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: HVAC RapidB System from Echo Barrier

Developed to mitigate noise from rooftop mechanical equipment, this system is being installed on New York City... ...Read More...

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Data Center Interest In Renewable Energy On The Rise

Mortenson survey finds 84% feel the need to consider renewable forms of... ...Read More...

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Did You Miss The Building Success Story: Age Doesn’t Matter When It Comes To Energy Efficiency Webinar?

View this video and find out how to improve efficiencies in older facilities easily with little to no capital investment spent on... ...Read More...