New Facilities Construction

Planning a new non-residential building project is a lengthy process that should involve the strategic facility manager from the earliest stages. These articles examine noteworthy new buildings around the country.



Hawaii Energy

Hawaii Energy Project Supports Clean Energy, Resilience Goals

Ameresco will develop the 'Ūkiu Energy 40MW Renewable Energy Site, which will add critical grid reliability to Maui and move Hawaii closer to its clean energy goals.
New Construction

UL Solutions Adds UL Verified Healthy Building Mark For New Construction

New program advances indoor environmental quality in new building construction projects. 
Laminam, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

New Laminam Facilities Reflect Commitment To Sustainability

Philip Eeles, President, Laminam North America discusses the company's current corporate expansion and its five new facilities across Canada and the U.S.
Mars Chicago

Mars Opens $42M Snacking R&D Hub In Chicago

Mars' new 44,000-square-foot facility in Chicago is the largest of its global Snacking R&D sites, will be powered 100% by renewable electricity.
Legrand Distribution Facility

Legrand Creates A State-Of-The-Art Distribution Facility

Legrand’s Senior Director of Logistics and Facility Manager share how the company’s new distribution facility came to Dayton, Ohio.
stage technology

Theater Case Study: Innovation Takes Center Stage

In Cincinnati, a facility manager unwraps a new $50 million theater that includes the latest and greatest in stage technology.
Jefferson Hotel Gingerbread Display

Feast Your Eyes On These Gingerbread Displays!

Craving a bit of holiday cheer? Check out the Historic Hotels of America's picks for the Top 25 Magnificent Gingerbread Displays of 2023.
Prince Harry, Navy SEAL Foundation

Navy SEAL Foundation Unveils Warrior Fitness Program West Coast Facility

Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, joined the Navy SEAL Foundation to commemorate its Warrior Fitness Program West Coast Facility grand opening.
REI Co-op

New Distribution Center Prioritizes Employee Experience, Climate Crisis

REI Co-op's new distribution facility in Tennessee serves 5.6 million members and more than 60 stores in Midwest and Southeast.
thermal energy storage

New Commercial Buildings Must Incorporate Sustainability-Minded Approach 

Thermal energy storage provides practical benefits in terms of load management and cost reduction, contributes to sustainability goals, and enhances a facility’s overall prestige.
Wasted Food

Washington Welcomes First-Of-Its-Kind Wasted Food To Renewable Energy Facility

Divert, Inc.'s Longview, WA facility will help Pacific Northwest businesses and local jurisdictions reduce wasted food and comply with waste regulations.
Minnesota Zoo Treetop Trail

Minnesota Zoo Treetop Trail Opens To The Public

The world’s longest elevated pedestrian loop, the Treetop Trail makes use of the zoo’s original monorail which was retired in 2013.
Solar Projects

Johnson Controls, Constellation Plan Pennsylvania Solar Projects

Two new solar projects will support four Johnson Controls facilities, advance company goal of 100% renewable energy and net zero operations by 2040.
Seismic headquarters San Diego

New Seismic Headquarters Is Designed For A Hybrid Workforce

In San Diego, Seismic's “office of the future” gives employees built-in flexibility to organize by activity rather than traditional departments.
Lennox Iowa disaster recovery

Disaster Recovery: Lennox Celebrates New Start In Iowa

Five years ago, a devastating tornado caused major damage to the Lennox manufacturing facility in Marshalltown, Iowa.
Ericsson 5G site

Ericsson Launches Energy-Smart 5G Site In Texas

Located in Plano, the 5G site has the potential to be fully operated by solar energy, complemented by integrated Lithium-ion batteries, for up to 24-hours. 
Carlisle Construction Materials

Carlisle Construction Materials Opens New Production, Manufacturing Facility

Building products manufacturer CCM is pursuing LEED Platinum certification for the nearly 500,000-square-foot production and manufacturing facility in Southern Missouri.
Office Construction

Dentist Duo Builds Customized Office Complex

Waterford Stone by Echelon was chosen to create an enduring, modern exterior for a new Georgia Dental Complex.
Nuclear Project Texas

Texas Manufacturing Site Selected For SMR Nuclear Project

Dow, X-Energy Reactor Company joint project will provide Seadrift, Texas operations with zero carbon emissions power and steam production.
Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US

Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC Celebrates New Facility

New 400,000-square-foot Distribution and Training Center in Florence, NJ is intended to strengthen the company’s supply chain, provide efficient heat pump distribution to the Northeastern U.S.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

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