Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Construction articles below.
For Wisconsin-based microbrewery Barley John’s, choosing a building envelope that offered flexibility, durability, energy efficiency, and adaptability was integral to the company’s long-term success.
Structure Tone’s new office in Manhattan achieves WELL Certification at the Silver Level; marks first WELL Certified Project in New York.
When stacked up against common commercial building exteriors, brick costs less than precast, metal and glass, according to a new BIA study.
USG pursued the development of a wallboard with a lower carbon footprint when it adopted the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products in 2016.
Maryland’s first net zero energy school — Howard County Public Schools' Wilde Lake Middle School — recently opened in Columbia, MD.
Rather than demolishing an abandoned Rhode Island property and starting from scratch, architects transformed it into a LEED Gold-certified, Class A office building masterpiece.
After seven years of planning and four years of construction, the LEGO House near the toy brand’s corporate campus in Billund, Denmark is scheduled to celebrate its grand opening in September.
How the glass and the frame are manipulated, including proportion, properties, and anchorage, constitutes the essential distinction among glass curtain wall systems.
In both its exhibits and its design, the museum focuses the spotlight on Mississippi's deep musical roots and impact on modern music.
Each day, about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment, but 90 percent of these accidents could be avoided by wearing eye protection.
This infographic details the latest trends and insights facility managers need to consider when a hospital construction or renovation project is in the works.
The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.
Choosing the ideal roofing insulation material for a facility project depends on several factors.
Fred Reddig, director of facilities for the NFL’s Detroit Lions, hit the ground running to improve sustainability at the team's Ford Field.
Ensure desired results for a new or improved facility by tapping the expertise of building envelope consultants.
The ICC theme for 2017 Building Safety Month, celebrated in May, is Code Officials: Partners in Community Safety and Economic Growth.
View this free webinar video and explore the current state of the construction industry, trends and updates in construction cost data.
ASSA ABLOY hollow metal door brands Ceco Door, Curries, and Fleming now offer Forced Entry Bullet Resistant Assemblies (FEBR), designed to resist an intense, prolonged attack by one or more intruders.
Massachusetts moves from the third to first; New York rejoins ranking in USGBC’s annual ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.
The aerospace company’s new 366,000-square-foot manufacturing center for the U.S. Navy’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft received a total of 68 LEED® credits out of the 73 pursued.
Approximately 350 building materials, construction, and furnishings products from 159 manufacturers have achieved Cradle to Cradle product certification to date.
Graphic Products’ infographic examines forklift operation rules and regulations, lays out important statistics, and provides tips for eliminating forklift hazards and enhancing safety.
MIT research finds the reconstruction of this building during the late 19th century was so hindered by pollution that the British government convened scientific inquiries into the effects of the atmosphere on the new building.
The National BIM Guide for Owners provides building owners with an approach, from their own profession’s standpoint, to create and fulfill building information modeling requirements for a typical project.
Systematic, preventive roofing maintenance helps to identify and address any chinks in the building envelope armor.
Choosing ideal components for this type of building envelope depends on local climate and other factors.
Streamline an interiors project by exploring this option that merges multiple building systems.
Quiet-Tech insulation is made with a blend of recycled carpet, cotton and PET fibers, and qualifies as a Double Green product.
Eco3d used laser scanning technology to accurately capture measurements of the Scottsdale, AZ church interior, a crucial factor of the project due to the facility's unique shape and construction.
The ICC has signed an historic agreement supporting GSO efforts to develop a unified Gulf Building Code for the region.
Recommended practices promote workplace safety and health programs in construction; comments on changes in the agency’s standards are now due Jan. 4.
International WELL Building Institute™ and BRE to pursue alignments between the WELL Building Standard™ and BREEAM that will make it easier for projects pursuing both standards.
A new book urges the integration of nature into urban design and planning to make cities and urban infrastructure truly green, sustainable, and resilient.
OSHA has issued a final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements.