Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Construction articles below.
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.
Modified Bitumen Design Guide is now being sold in eBook and print-on-demand versions.
In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.
The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.
The winner of the Carbuncle Cup 2017 is described as “a crass assault on the senses” that made one judge “cringe physically.”
The Ashington, North-East England plant uses renewable energy sources, including photovoltaic cells and a biomass boiler, and an automated manufacturing process which saves water, waste, and energy.
PRONTO allows candidates to take professional certification exams securely any time of day.
It’s a master class in moving your facility, as the Bell Museum of Natural History relocates one-of-a-kind exhibits from one University of Minnesota campus to another.
Three new products are designed to fill the demand for higher quality metal stair kit solutions to serve the commercial and architectural marketplaces.
The Watergate Hotel is open for business once again, with more than a cursory nod to its storied past.
This new program helps healthcare organizations and teams seeking to improve flow and realize the full value of an anticipated or existing facility.
The August 2017 issue features a focus on security, including cyber attacks, video surveillance, and strategic approaches. Plus, indoor air quality, fire safety, restrooms, pest control, energy efficiency, and more.
Most of us would be challenged to construct something more imaginative than a patio paver. Joey Eddington made a floating ghost table.
Some timely tips on how a common roofing process can keep your building up to 50 degrees cooler, courtesy of Bade Roofing.
The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.
Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.
With a goal of improving office workers’ comfort, wellbeing, and productivity, buildings are being designed to bring as much daylight as possible into occupied spaces.
The research project will provide environmental and human data as evidence of biophilic design’s positive impact on the health and wellbeing of office occupants.
A new technical bulletin from PIMA details the benefits in weight, durability, R-value, ease of installation, and environmental impact of these roofing system components.
Creative Office Properties and Dasher Lawless Automation broke ground last month on the largest fully automated parking structure below grade in the U.S.
Graphic Concrete offers architects the versatility to deliver distinctive, intriguing, and iconic imagery to precast concrete surfaces.
Since Portville Central School’s newly renovated athletic complex opened at the end of January, the New York school has seen increased use of its facilities by students and community members.
The school will be among the nation’s first to meet LEED's rigorous platinum standards and requirements for sustainability.
Up to 60% of commercial low-slope roofs are due for re-roof or significant maintenance, according to a recent survey.
New study evaluates the cradle-to-grave sustainability of commonly used drinking water and sewer pipe materials over a 100-year service period.
The National Institute of Building Sciences highlighted its key concerns regarding making buildings better, safer, more economical places to live, work, play and learn.
Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.
In Chattanooga, TN, Erlanger Health System transforms facility into first lifestyle hospital in the region.
When building a new headquarters, this fast-growing doggy day care and boarding franchise company took its commitment to pooches to a whole new level.
The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.
Shoes.com will relocate its headquarters to 31,000 square feet of customized open workspace within the revamped waterfront facility, renamed Constitution Wharf.
Completion of a multi-faceted facility puts this university on the path to planned redevelopment of its central campus.
Proper planning can help prevent many “what ifs,” as well as help save lives and get your business back on track quicker following a natural disaster.