Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Construction articles below.
In Moore, OK, the public school district is building FEMA-grade storm shelters to protect against tornadoes.
Here are several keys to achieving ADA compliance in commercial buildings.
In a departure from previous years’ competitions, for the first time ever two individual entrants will have a shot at $20,000 in Grand Prizes.
Forty-two Schindler elevators and five Schindler escalators will move workers and visitors at One Vanderbilt, the 58-story, 1.7 million square-foot commercial office tower being built next to Grand Central Terminal.
The program supports active learning strategies in classrooms where teachers are already striving to implement related practices by installing furniture designed to encourage student engagement and success.
A new report from the Urban Land Institute's Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance outlines ten fundamental principles for building resilient communities that successfully...
In a new report, JLL compares build out costs across three office styles in 59 markets in the U.S. and Canada.
Alternative construction solutions, including prefabrication and modularization, are becoming more popular with builders as they attempt to improve job site efficiency and labor productivity.
The New Buildings Institute has measured more than 700% growth in ZE buildings since it began tracking projects in 2012.
As a department of one, Kirk Beaudoin, senior facilities manager for adidas, formalized protocol for the company’s retail stores.
Sun, water, wind, hail... weather takes a toll on roof assemblies.
The color green will be present throughout the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, thanks to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee's (POCOG) sustainability and energy efficiency efforts.
Roofing projects recognized by ARMA’s Quality Asphalt Roofing Case-Study Awards program demonstrate asphalt’s beauty, reliability, and performance.
Sightlines’ 2017 State of Facilities in Higher Education report shines spotlight on trends and best practices that dominated 2017 and will continue to influence campus facilities across North America in 2018.
The Berges Family Girl Scouts Program Center is a high-usage, energetic, and collaborative learning environment.
Odds are Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium roof won't collapse during Super Bowl LII—as its predecessor the Metrodome's did in December 2010.
New NIBS report explores whether the building industry will be able to keep pace as technology and commerce accelerates and communities face new challenges of resilience and sustainability.
The majority of the nearly 5,000 workplace fatalities each year occur as a result of a fall. Here are some questions to consider when allowing work to be performed on your facility’s roof.
Last operated as a senior living facility, the nearly century-old structure will be redeveloped as a boutique hotel.
Infrastructure initiatives will intensify, grids will get smarter, and renewables will remain all the rage, TRC’s experts predict.
CASE has announced a Call for Entries for its third annual Dire States Equipment Grant, which provides $25,000 in free equipment use to one community to repair or build local infrastructure.
The $1.2 billion plan aims to increase pedestrian flow and activity, engage the public, and activate the site and surrounding neighborhood.
View this free video webinar and learn about the challenges of incumbent technologies, advantages of LED technology, selecting a LED lighting solution, and what’s next in industrial lighting.
Find out how building technologies used at the Olympic Plaza, International Broadcast Centre, and Olympic Sliding Centre will help protect people from the elements, minimize heat leakage, and maintain excellent ice conditions for competition surfaces.
The state-of-the-art, multipurpose building provides large-scale space for professional conferencing, training, and career fairs, as well as social settings for the NJIT community.
The popular National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council webinar series—which covers some of the latest changes on seismic design and analysis—is now available online.
The University of Chicago’s Campus North Residential Commons has won three Design-Build Institute of America awards, including the first-ever Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility.
A far cry from the cardboard boxes most cats settle for—and into—here's a look at the inspired arCATecture designers came up with for this year’s Architects for Animals® “Giving Shelter” exhibit.
With help from Johnson Controls, Pfizer built the world’s first LEED-NC Platinum certified pharmaceutical factory in Dalian, China.
New guidance document provides jurisdictions with a new approach to shift the focus towards buildings' actual, measurable energy results.
The American Concrete Institute’s annual competition explores the benefits and sustainable properties of concrete.
Glass-bottomed bridges have become popular tourist destinations in China. This one has taken an interesting approach to promoting itself.
The restoration/waterproofing work is part of a multi-phase project to expand and renovate the underground museum, plus renovate the grounds surrounding the Arch.
BOMA 2017 For Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement reflects changes within the commercial real estate industry since the standard’s prior release in 2010.