Construction & Retrofits

Retrofit strategies often involve modifications to existing commercial buildings to improve energy efficiency, optimize performance, decrease energy demand and solve sustainability issues. Facility Executive magazine covers all aspects of construction projects, modernization and ongoing operations for commercial buildings & facilities.

UCB warehouse Atlanta

Atlanta Warehouse Is World’s First WELL Platinum/LEED Gold Pharma Project     

Atlanta Warehouse is part of UCB's global inspace project, providing work environments to stimulate innovation and reimagine collaboration.
VariSpace Coppell Dallas-Fort Worth

Vari Opens New DFW Global Headquarters

The office furniture company's new home is the third Fitwel-certified facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, showcasing Vari's commitment to healthy workspaces.
education construction

5 Ways To Ensure Efficiency During Education Facility Construction Work

When the proper steps are taken during construction, facility managers can expect a smooth process from start to finish.

Public Venues Team Up To Tackle Climate Crisis 

GOAL (Green Operations & Advanced Leadership) will provide entertainment venues with tools and access to operators, vendors, and sponsors also committed to operating more sustainably.
Construction Handover

6 Construction Handover Pain Points You Can Mitigate

Construction handover comes with plenty of pain points for facilities teams. But you have the power to reduce or even eliminate them.
PepsiCo Denver

PepsiCo Building Most Sustainable U.S. Manufacturing Facility

The 1.2M SF PepsiCo facility, which will create more than 250 new jobs in Colorado, is scheduled to open at the Denver High Point development district in 2023.
TQL Stadium

TQL Stadium Wins Global “Best Venue” Award

With a capacity of 26,000, FC Cincinnati’s TQL Stadium registers among the largest soccer-specific stadiums in Major League Soccer.
School Construction

Two NYC Public Schools Built, Third Under Construction

After completing PS 464 and IS 419 for the NYC School Construction Authority, EW Howell Construction Group has started construction on IS 322K.
Existing Building Decarbonization

NBI Releases Decarbonization Code For Existing Buildings

New Buildings Institute's Existing Building Decarbonization Code is a guide to reducing carbon emissions, as well as meeting climate action, public health, and equity goals.

Keep Employees Safe On The Hottest Days Of The Year

High heat and longer hours put construction workers in increased danger of suffering a heat-related illness or accident while on the job.
stadium

Clark Construction Completes New SDSU Stadium

The Snapdragon Stadium is a 35,000-capacity venue provides a home field for SDSU Aztec Football and other cultural events.
renovation

Inside A Historic Office Building’s Restoration

The John Sevier State Office Building was renovated to update the office space while preserving its historical significance.
fire and life safety

(Fire And Life) Safety First

A closer look at the fire and life safety considerations for construction, alteration, and demolition projects.

EW Howell Enhances Two Manhattan K-8 Private Schools

The construction and renovation projects provide these schools with spacious libraries, an enhanced space for athletics, and more.
senior living community

Is Seattle Home To The World’s Greenest Senior Living Community?

Aegis Living Lake Union is registered to achieve international green status with Living Building Challenge Petal Certification through the International Living Future Institute.
stadium

Toronto Blue Jays Reveal $300M Ballpark Renovation

The multi-year project will introduce unique social spaces and amenities while upgrading player facilities.
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.
building envelope

International African American Museum Mitigates Thermal Bridging

Steel-to-steel structural thermal breaks provide requisite structural integrity, while reducing heat energy transfer by up to 75 percent.

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.
Insight Global Headquarters

Insight Celebrates New Global Headquarters

New Insight headquarters in Chandler, AZ is a modern workplace that encourages collaboration and innovation, with technology that empowers anywhere work and sustainability.

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

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[VIDEO] 3 Reasons You Need to Complete an FCA

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