BOMA Industrial Measurement Standard ANSI Accredited
The standard, developed by BOMA International and the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® provides guidance on how to measure the floor area of industrial buildings.
Neverland Among The Tumbleweeds, Now That Peter Pan Is Gone Forever
Abandoned and tied up in legalities for many years, Neverland (which was sold in 2008) symbolized some of the financial turmoil and legal woes that swirled around the late Michael Jackson.
On-Site Energy At Higher Ed Campus
Working with American DG Energy Inc., the Stevens Institute of Technology has installed a 75 kW combined heat and power system and a 200 ton natural gas engine driven chiller.
New York City Icon Goes Greener
Now underway, energy efficiency retrofits at the Empire State Building are being implemented through an integrated approach.
Expanded Pasadena Convention Center Pursuing LEED Silver
The expanded facility opened on March 1, 2009, six weeks ahead of schedule.
Museum Project Adjusts To Financial Reality
Planners for the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, DC have announced an extended timeline and cost-saving measures to keep the project on track.
First Higher Ed Contract Under Clinton Climate Initiative Signed
Lee College has entered into an energy savings performance contract with Johnson Controls, Inc. to perform energy retrofits on its campus in Baytown, TX.
AIA Releases Rebuild and Renew Plan
Schools, Green Buildings, and Historic Preservation are among key initiatives.
Federal Agency Issues Agenda On Net-Zero Energy Buildings
The report, "Federal R&D Agenda for Net-Zero Energy, High-Performance Green Buildings," was produced by the National Science and Technology Council’s Buildings Technology Research and Development Subcommittee.
New Building Code Revisions Adopted By ICC
The International Code Council (ICC) has approved 23 building and fire code changes based on recommendations from the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) investigation of the collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) on 9/11.
McGraw-Hill Executive Comments On Economy and Construction
Robert A. Murray, vice president of economic affairs at McGraw-Hill Construction Research and Analytics Group in New York City, issued a statement on the expected impact on construction activity.