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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Building Safety Month Week Two: Bounce Back Faster From Disaster—Build To Code

Actions ensure that businesses and communities are disaster... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Earthquake Ready?

In the U.S., the scope of seismic activity may be... [...]

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New Product Flash: Audacy Lighting Control from IDEAL Industries

Available via a mobile app, the wireless system adjusts to ambient light, movement, and room... [...]

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New Product Flash: Commercial Office Solutions from Acuity Brands

This is the first in a series of Commercial Office Solutions... [...]

As part of a capital expansion program at O’Hare International Airport, STV provided engineering design services for the demolition and replacement of 46 air handling units (AHUs) in Terminals 2 and 3.

Proportion Of New Build/Retrofit Projects Speaks Volumes For HVAC Opportunities

As the U.S. continues its recovery and budgets are refreshed, tracking the retrofit and new build markets will remain an important metric for growth opportunity, especially as energy efficiency recommendations continue to... [...]

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AAMA Updates Documents Pertaining To Architecturally Finished Aluminum

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has updated and released two documents specific to... [...]

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New Product Flash: Thread By Steelcase

This new system makes it easier for facilities to provide power to mobile... [...]

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Facility Executive | March/April 2015 Issue

Energy codes are being examined in various parts of the country, and energy reporting is being considered as a benchmarking target. Read more about these topics in the latest issue of Facility Executive... [...]

The central atrium in Johnson Center not only provides natural daylight to occupants, but also creates a generous space for interaction.

Higher Education Case Study: Campus Capstone

At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential... [...]

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Higher Education Supplement: Facility Condition Assessments

At Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH, leveraging technology clarified priorities for informed... [...]