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Hosting the March Madness tournament's first and second rounds, this facility in Salt Lake City, UT put its new DAS wireless infrastructure to the test.


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Hosting the March Madness tournament's first and second rounds, this facility in Salt Lake City, UT put its new DAS wireless infrastructure to the test.

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Construction & Retrofits

New construction projects, retrofits, renovations, and facility retrofits are covered within this portion of the site. This is where readers find articles on master planning, project management, and other architecture, engineering, and construction strategies.

Vivint Smart Home Arena’s Winning Wireless Network

Hosting the March Madness tournament's first and second rounds, this facility in Salt Lake City, UT put its new DAS wireless infrastructure to the test.

Nu-Wood PVC Column Wraps

PVC Column Wraps are precision-manufactured PVC wraps designed to surround support structures.

Schneider Electric LAZER Program Updates Circuit Breakers

Schneider Electric's LAZER Low Voltage Direct Replacement Program reduces the time required for sourcing and obtaining replacement equipment.

Eyewear Innovation Lab Design Reflects Core Mission

For its new Manhattan location, VSP Global tasked its architecture firm to create a workplace that will inspire its team of creative entrepreneurs.

LIQUID NAILS FUZE*IT Construction Adhesive

LIQUID NAILS FUZE*IT (LN-2000) is an all surface construction adhesive that bonds nearly all materials in any weather conditions.

Duro-Last Roofing Project Awards Announced

These annual awards recognize roofing contractors and their notable projects in six categories.

Firestone RubberGard EPDM Roofing Sealant

RubberGard EPDM Sealants are designed for use with EPDM roofing systems.

Historic Hotel, Revolving Door Retrofit

At the Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, a lobby renovation provided the opportunity to boost aesthetics and improve energy efficiency.

New York City Celebrates First WELL Certified Project

Structure Tone’s new office in Manhattan achieves WELL Certification at the Silver Level; marks first WELL Certified Project in New York.

Soundproofing With Window Retrofits

As purveyors of peace and quiet, lodging facilities might consider this building envelope upgrade to better serve guests.

Sheetrock Brand EcoSmart Panels From USG

USG pursued the development of a wallboard with a lower carbon footprint when it adopted the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products in 2016.

Friday Funny: LEGO Fans, Rejoice!

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.

Metal Roof Retrofit Retains Existing, Saves Time

At Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, integrated planning and installation improved building envelope performance of three buildings on campus.

Wall Panel And Coating Choices Contribute To LEED Gold

At Kankakee Community College, a pledge to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment called attention to exterior cladding and coating choices.

Building Envelope Retrofits For Improved Energy Efficiency: Part 2

A building enclosure retrofit can improve energy performance and keep a facility operational without the expenditures of complete demolition or reconstruction.

Building Envelope Retrofits For Improved Energy Efficiency: Part 1

Degradation of building envelope performance contributes to wasted energy, poor thermal comfort, and subpar indoor air quality.

R-Mer Force From The Garland Company

This new, flashless metal edge system eliminates the need for penetrations to be made on the roof surface.

Preliminary Energy Savings For ASHRAE/IES 2016 Energy Standard

According to recent analysis by Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) in support of the U.S. Department of Energy Building Energy Codes Program, more than 30% energy savings can be achieved using the new version — compared to the 2004 baseline.

MonoSystems Cordapillar Cord Cover

The Cordapillar is a professional strength cord cover designed to help prevent tripping injuries and fire hazards while at the same time concealing and protecting wires.

Sculpted 3D Rainscreen System By Metalwërks

Available in three forms, this solid metal wall panel product helps to create a bold aesthetic for facility exteriors. 

Bakery Expands Operation With Rack Supported Storage

Rather than build an entirely new facility, this approach added storage and building envelope onto the company's existing building.

DensElement Barrier System Passes Drainage Efficiency Test

This integrated system from Georgia-Pacific Gypsum has passed testing as a substrate in exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) with drainage.

A Guide To Better Hospital Floor Plans

This infographic details the latest trends and insights facility managers need to consider when a hospital construction or renovation project is in the works.

Renovate America, Greenworks Lending Partner On PACE

Under the national partnership, the two firms will begin offering commercial PACE financing through Renovate America's HERO Program in Missouri.

New Report Examines Managing Construction Risk

Produced by Dodge Data & Analytics, in partnership with Alliant Insurance Services, the Managing Risk in the Construction Industry report provides insight for contractors, as well as building owners.

Holistic Design Reflected In New Elementary School

For this New Jersey school, designer LAN Associates focused on light, flexibility, choice, connection, complexity, and color to enhance the student experience.

DLC Qualified Products List Adds Two Lutron Offerings

Lutron's Quantum Total Light Management System and Vive wireless system now eligible for utility rebates and incentives by DesignLights Consortium members.

At Harvard, The Memorial Church Upgrades Building Controls

Part of a facility-wide renovation, HVAC automation has been integrated to allow for comfortable, year-round use of the building in Cambridge, MA.

Festool CT SYS Portable Dust Extractor

The CT SYS is a portable and compact HEPA dust extractor.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2017

Fred Reddig, director of facilities for the NFL’s Detroit Lions, hit the ground running to improve sustainability at the team's Ford Field.

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