infrastructure

Resource pages for "infrastructure"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


energy harvesting

The Impact Of Energy Harvesting On Smart Building Management

Battery-free solutions such as energy harvesting can encourage a new era of connectivity in a more sustainable way.
infrastructure

Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act, And Impact For State And Local Projects

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes $7.5 billion in grants for governments to consider public-private partnerships for electric vehicle charging stations, among many other investments.
Resilience

Resilience And The Built Environment

Much of the discussion in the construction community about how to withstand one-time devastating events as well as repeated lesser events that take a toll on the built environment have been centered around the concept of resilience.
Education Facility Managers

Security, Safety Top List Of Education Facility Managers’ Priorities

A survey of education facility managers reveals campus access control, site security, and occupant safety are key focus areas.
Auburn University

Auburn University Opens $22M Structural Engineering Laboratory

Auburn University has opened the doors to a $22 million state-of-the-art Advanced Structural Engineering Laboratory that will provide solutions to the nation’s growing infrastructure issues for years to come.
resilient buildings

Resilient Buildings As First Line Of Defense

Assess risks and access resources to fortify your facilities to withstand threats and hazards.
energy infrastructure

Building the Post-Pandemic Economy With Energy Infrastructure

Could robust government support for the energy efficiency sector protect jobs, strengthen the U.S. economy, and improve energy infrastructure? NAESCO's Executive Director discusses the potential opportunities.
natural gas

Natural Gas Challenges In The Northeast U.S.

Insufficient natural gas infrastructure? Variable refrigerant flow and split systems can offer a no-compromise solution.
hurricane season

InCarib.net Launches Caribbean Infrastructure Suppliers Directory

Inspired by rebuilding efforts in the region after the 2017 hurricane season, this online resource strives to connect private sector suppliers and government, utility, and regional development agencies.
Boeing

Boeing Crowdsources Employee Ideas For Tax Reform Investment

The aerospace company’s investments focus on the future of employees and communities and include $100 million for "workplace of the future" facilities and infrastructure enhancements.
2018 predictions

10 Infrastructure, Energy And Environment Predictions For 2018

Infrastructure initiatives will intensify, grids will get smarter, and renewables will remain all the rage, TRC’s experts predict.
infrastructure

Pitting Corrosion, And What To Do About It

This type of corrosion may be difficult to detect and can cause serious damage to critical infrastructure and industrial assets.

FM Alert: Wired Certification Guidelines For Commercial Facilities

WiredScore’s Wired Certification Guidelines for Commercial Developments and Redevelopments provides standards for designing buildings to meet tenants’ current and future technology demands.
smart city

Smart City Development Examined By National League Of Cities

The new report from the League features five cities — four U.S. and New Delhi, India — and how these locations are implementing smart city projects.

Under Trump Administration, Construction Forecast Positive

According to forecasters at Dodge Data & Analytics, the President-elect's background and experience in construction and real estate is a welcome development for the U.S. construction industry.
lead leaching

ePIPE Restoration Project Swiftly Reduces Lead Levels

Testing showed lead leaching in the tap water was significantly reduced after this epoxy coating was applied to lead pipes in a recent residential project.
Batteries

Canara Insight+ for Batteries by Canara

Canara Insight+ for Batteries is a subscription-based means of monitoring and managing backup power infrastructure.
AHI Papers Address Critical Issues Affecting Healthcare Facilities.

AHI White Papers Address Critical Issues Affecting Healthcare Facilities

Five new white papers addressing some of the most important issues affecting the infrastructure of the nation’s healthcare facilities are available from the National Institute of Building Sciences’s Academy for Healthcare Infrastructure (AHI).

Energy Conservation, Student Performance Top Reasons for Improving U.S. Public Schools

More than 90 percent of Americans agree that greater investments should be put toward upgrading U.S. public school buildings, according to a new poll from U.S. Green Building Council.

HVAC Factor: Data Center Operations

Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a metric for tracking systems efficiency. But, there’s more to measure in the data center.

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