TOTM: Construction & Renovation

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


Greenprint Center for Building Performance

ULI Greenprint Membership Tops 70

As proof of the real estate industry’s growing commitment to decarbonization, membership in the Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance has grown to more than 70 companies.
Energy Efficient Building Codes

DOE Program Aims To Lower Utility Bills Via Efficient Building Codes

U.S. Department of Energy will provide $225 million for states, local governments to expand implementation of the latest building energy codes and support development of energy efficient buildings.

Independent Financial Opens Phase 2 Of New Corporate HQ

Located in McKinney, TX, financial services company Independent Financial’s new headquarters facility is LEED certified Silver and Fitwell 2-star rated.
school district

Amidst Challenges, K-8 School Campus Construction Beats Budget

The project team for this education campus outside of Sacramento, CA collaborated to reduce the budget by $5 million, despite challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Olympic museum

The New U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum In Colorado Springs

Officially opened in July 2020, the museum's design is a tribute to the Olympic and Paralympic movements, with Team USA athletes at the center of the story.

Starnet Commercial Flooring 2021 Hospitality Design Awards

The annual competition highlights projects completed by Starnet contractor members in partnership with architects, designers, and Starnet-aligned manufacturers.
COVID-19 construction

Facilities Trends & Considerations Webinar: Where We Go From Here

View this free video webinar to learn how COVID-19 has influenced project planning, how to maximize your resources to provide safe facilities, and economic considerations to keep your eye on.

Healthy Buildings Is The Focus Of NIBS’ 2020 Moving Forward Report

The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council recommends three components of healthy buildings to President Biden and policymakers.
Senior Living Project

R.D. Olson Breaks Ground on Senior Living Project

R.D. Olson Construction breaks ground on Vistas at Glendora, a Clearwater Senior Living project in the San Gabriel Valley area of Los Angeles County.
LEED Zero

How LEED Zero Verifies Strategies That Will Help Slow Climate Change

USGBC's LEED Zero creates a platform to help existing buildings move from low environmental impact to no environmental impact.
building documentation

Harnessing Building Documentation

Construction projects add to existing facility data, and technology helps with organization and retrieval.
Timber Bamboo

Timber Bamboo Customized Wall System

The BamCore Prime Wall System uses timber bamboo to deliver a customized, code-compliant wall system for the low-rise built environment.
3D Digital Twin

Cupix Enhances 3D Digital Twin Platform

The CupixWorks 2.0 advanced 3D digital twin platform enables people to build smarter, transforming construction sites into easy-to-manage projects, creating value across the entire life cycle of a property.
fire protection

News From NFPA: Remote Inspections, Construction Sites, And Cannabis Facilities

These three issues are among the timely topics the National Fire Protection Association has addressed recently, with a virtual event on June 22 to delve deeper.
building codes hurricanes

Some States Vulnerable To Hurricanes Due To Inconsistent Building Codes

Florida takes the top spot for strongest building code, followed by Virginia, in the 2021 Rating the States ranking of hurricane readiness.

BIM: Digital Data To Enhance Facility Management

After being utilized during a construction project, Building Information Modeling (BIM) can be used to assist the operations and maintenance of the facility.
Sabra hummus Chesterfield County VA

Sabra Breaks Ground On World’s Largest Hummus Plant

The 40,000-square-foot expansion project is the fourth at the Chesterfield County, VA hummus making facility, and will maintain its LEED Gold certification.
National Aviary

National Aviary Unveils New Bird-Friendly Glass Dome

The Starphire glass with bird-friendly acid-etching brightens and protects the renovated Tropical Rainforest at Pittsburgh's National Aviary.
Chicago McDonald's headquarters

McDonald’s Opens New Global HQ In Chicago

The new nine-story building in Chicago’s West Loop exemplifies the company’s commitment to become a better McDonald’s, more closely connected to its customers.
USF LEED Platinum Certification

USF System Earns First LEED Platinum Certification

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg's Warehouse Laboratory, which houses biology, chemistry, and physics labs, is the fourth building on campus to receive LEED certification.

Webinars

Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] A Sustainable Future With Constellation Energy

For decades, Constellation has been a leader in carbon-free energy generation and in offering sustainable solutions to customers as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future.