Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Construction articles below.
This year’s winners and finalists employ inventive solutions to challenges related to sustainability, seismicity, wind forces, mixed functionality, and a vibrant urban habitat.
Golden 1 Center, the Sacramento Kings' new entertainment and sports venue, will be operationally smarter, safer, and more sustainable to enhance the fan experience.
In honor of National Safety Month, Hickory Construction has compiled five safety tips that result in protection and productivity.
Students from across the U.S. and Canada have crafted impressively creative prom outfits from duct tape in pursuit of scholarship prizes.
More than simply a nuisance, moisture buildup impacts occupant comfort and facility integrity.
Allegheny Health Network leveraged design-led construction to fast track construction and elevate patient care at a new healthcare facility.
This issue looks at trends in workplace design. Plus, healthcare facilities, fire and life safety codes, predictive analytics, and financing options for HVAC projects.
North Korea boasts some of the most impressive — and weird — architecture in the world. Take a tour from the comfort of your own laptop.
Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.
The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.
Enhancements over previous versions of the BIM collaboration software include a dramatically simplified workflow and support for 2D PDF documents.
Window film as a building retrofit solution can be one of the quickest, simplest energy conservation measures available, as well as the most cost effective.
The ROCKFON Group's Optimized Acoustics™ meets both the sound absorption and blocking criteria of today's commercial interiors, with the style of a smooth-finished ceiling system, while keeping on budget.
Thanks to lightweight ETFE film, 3M Science creates an enjoyable environment year round inside the stadium by permitting outdoor atmosphere without frigid temperatures.
In recognition of National Women Build Week, May 2-7, Bradley Corp. sponsored and participated in Waukesha, WI-based Habitat for Humanity’s event to build this year’s designated Women Build house.
The White House is hosting a Conference on Resilient Building Codes today to highlight the critical role of building codes in furthering community resilience and the importance of incorporating resilience and the future impacts of climate change in the codes and standards development process.
thyssenkrupp will install the first TWIN elevator system in the Americas at Atlanta’s Technology Square, a high-performance computing center operated by Georgia Tech.
Month-long celebration recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings safe and maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.
Modern, high-performance window systems can have a very noticeable impact on existing buildings’ operational energy costs and their associated HVAC and lighting capacity.
More Baby Boomers are ready to retire—Is the built environment prepared?
Whether you want to identify cost savings, optimize energy usage, or monitor ENERGY STAR score fluctuations, energy management software offers an easy and effective method of adapting to the upcoming benchmarking shift.
This issue looks at smart lighting trends, how to choose carpet and flooring, physical security planning, and energy efficiency for data centers. Plus, wellness and water conservation.
At The George Washington University, LEED Platinum facility design fosters its mission of public health education.
Completed in December 2014, this renovation project serves as an example of how a historic utility plant can be improved to address significant elements and concerns.
Built for Hero MotoCorp, the 250 acre campus in Jaipur, India features vegetated and shaded spaces, blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor spaces.
When complete in spring 2017, JLL’s corporate headquarters will incorporate the latest strategies in workplace design, including many of the best practices it already uses in its work for clients and features inspired by direct input from its workforce.
Building on past outreach, ASHRAE and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, committing them to working together in a variety of built environment areas.
The USGBC quarterly addenda to the LEED system includes a pilot Alternative Compliance Path credit to advance responsible forest management in building construction.
OSHA expects the updated rule to save more than 600 lives annually and prevent more than 900 new cases of silicosis – an incurable and progressive disease – each year.
Delos™ and Lendlease have announced their collaboration to advance the WELL Core & Shell Certification and pre-Certification programs as a pathway to WELL ready workplaces.
The facade sealant replacement project took Western Specialty Contractors four years and 100 miles of silicone sealant to complete.
The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) has made its Reflective Roof Rebates Database, originally created exclusively for use by RCMA members, available to the general public.
Efficiency and sustainability will shape the future of nonresidential construction, according to a recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) survey.
New urban planning guidelines from China’s State Council forbid the construction of “odd shaped” and “bizarre” buildings on the mainland. Is this the end of China's weird buildings?