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Retro-commissioning project at former Nestlé Company headquarters recognized by inaugural Retro Rumble.


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Retro-commissioning project at former Nestlé Company headquarters recognized by inaugural Retro Rumble.

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Retro-commissioning project at former Nestlé Company headquarters recognized by inaugural Retro Rumble.

Vicinity Secures 20-Year Steam Contract

Vicinity Energy has secured a 20-year steam contract with Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theatre, a key element of its $39 million theater expansion.

Dupont Chestnut Run Lab Campus In Delaware To Be Acquired

Real estate firm MRA Group plans to redevelop the campus as an innovation location, with DuPont as a tenant in several buildings on the site.

Redesign At Institute For Advanced Study Renews Historic Facility

This post-doctoral research center in Princeton, NJ where Albert Einstein spent his late career underwent a partial redesign led by integrated design firm JZA+D.

Appleton TL100C Temporary Work Light

The Emerson Appleton TL100C LED temporary work light provides bright, energy-efficient 360° illumination for indoor and outdoor construction and renovation applications, including areas where condensation and humidity may be present.

Floorcovering Installation Industry Adopts ICRA

The floorcovering installation industry is fighting the spread of COVID-19 and other healthcare-associated infection through adoption of ICRA standards and protocols that help safeguard patients from potential contaminants during renovations and construction projects.

Avison Young Office In Dallas Is WELL-Certified

Design firm Perkins&Will announced that the Avison Young Dallas office is WELL-certified, a designation for advancing health and well-being in buildings.

Barron Announces Disinfectant Light

The SPZ Series LED flat panel is an air-circulating disinfectant light with a four-layer HEPA filtration system.

Architecture And Echoes Of “The Mandalorian”

Miami-based Oppenheim Architecture takes a look back at Season 2 of this show with projects from its portfolio that call to mind the places Mando and Baby Yoda hit along their journey.

OMG Rebrands PermaSnap Coping Systems

OMG EdgeSystems rebranded its line of PermaSnap Coping systems to include the former QuickSnap Coping products, providing more choices for all types of commercial roofing applications.

From Old Warehouse To Modern Manufacturing Facility

McCarthy Building Companies completes the conversion of a decades old building complex into a state-of-the-art headquarters and manufacturing facility for Elliott Equipment Company.

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.

Academy Museum Receives LEED Gold Certification

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has been awarded LEED Gold Certification by the USGBC for Building Design and Construction.

Capture & Share Drain Inspection Images

The RIDGID SeeSnake CSx Via is a flexible, bring-your-own-screen inspection solution that provides a means to stream, capture, and share drain and sewer inspection images.

Real Estate Advisor, Building Solutions, Marks 30 Years With School Improvement Initiative

The Dallas-based firm commits to donating 3,000 hours to schools in the North Texas area to perform facility assessments of public, charter, and private schools.

FEMA Projects Implementing I-Codes Could Save $600B By 2060

As the frequency and severity of natural hazards continue to increase year-over-year, a new FEMA study reaffirms that building codes continue to be the best first line of defense.

Repairs Help Restore Texas Church To Original Beauty

Western Specialty Contractors restores open-air St. Andrew by the Sea Catholic Church in North Padre Island, Texas

Build Resilient Structures in High Wind Areas

Design solutions and resources to help prepare and protect structures against damage due to high wind events.

Upcycle Office Furniture, And Spare The Landfill

Workplace strategy firm Dyer Brown works with its corporate and other clients to help them sustainably dispose of and procure office furniture and related assets.

Wrigley Field Designated National Historic Landmark

Built in 1914, Wrigley Field has been the home of the Chicago Cubs since 1916. Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior recognizes the significant role the ballpark has played in Chicago and professional sports.

AIA Chicago Presents 39 Design Excellence Awards

Attended virtually by hundreds of industry leaders, the online award program honored 36 projects by Chicago architecture firms found locally and worldwide.

McCarthy, Construction Manager At Risk

McCarthy Building Companies oversees Parkway School District's bond program as construction manager at risk and has successfully completed the first phase of a three-year program for the district.

Recycling Program Diverts Plastic Waste

Project expands longstanding recycling partnership which has transformed more than 200 million pounds of plastic film into durable, sustainable building material

Gordian’s 2021 RSMeans Data Released With COVID-19 Modifiers

In addition to the latest material, equipment, and labor prices, new biohazard remediation line items and infectious disease precaution line item costs and modifiers have been added to 2021 RSMeans data.

The Fourth Utility: Upgrading Wireless Connectivity

An updated wireless infrastructure provides flexibility for facility management to meet business needs even after COVID-19 is no longer a threat.

ASHRAE Moves To New Net-Zero Energy Global HQs In Metro Atlanta

ASHRAE’s new headquarters uses technology integration to increase efficiency, protect people and property, and enhance the occupant experience, and is a model for net-zero energy building design.

2020 Excellence In Concrete Construction Awards Announced

The Kennedy Center Expansion in Washington, DC was chosen as Overall Winner, while 12 other projects have also been recognized.

Cargotecture: Green Office Solution Reduces Carbon Footprint

Cargotecture is the architectural practice of using and refurbishing old shipping containers and transforming them into various habitable structures

Use Owner-Architect Partnerships To Help Bring Tenants Back To Buildings

While conditions in tenant spaces are key to returning occupants, improved shared spaces for comfort and convenience are also important.

Modular Bathroom For High-Rise Projects

The H³ Wellness Hub is a modular bathroom system specifically engineered to be lifted and hoisted vertically.

Carbon Footprint Focus Of ASHRAE 2020 LowDown Showdown

Now in its sixth year, ASHRAE’s LowDown Showdown engages architects, engineers, designers, and energy modelers by working on integrated teams to create outstanding designs to solve building efficiency challenges.

BSSC Updates Earthquake Design Provisions For FEMA

The Building Seismic Safety Council's new seismic provisions for the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program support strong standards and codes to bolster building resilience.

It’s Not Too Late To Open Buildings Back Better

Identifying financing for public buildings to carry out HVAC, energy, and other infrastructure improvements can be a challenge. Here's insight from leaders of two energy groups.

Before The Storm: Alternative Construction Procurement For Your Disaster Prep Kit

View this free video webinar and learn how to proactively plan for catastrophic situations by having an alternative procurement program in place before disaster strikes.

Aurigo Software Masterworks 2021

Masterworks 2021 has a whole new look and feel, delivers powerful new configuration and workflow features, and introduces new AI sentiment analysis and insights.

PDR Designed HP Inc. Campus Achieves LEED ID+C Gold V4

The interiors of the HP Inc. campus, designed by Houston-based PDR, has been awarded LEED v4 Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Game-Changing Project Aligns With Return-To-Office Strategy

Originally designed with employee engagement and wellness in mind, The Source H20 meets companies’ needs for safer and healthier workplaces in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

RHEINZINK Zinc Gutter System

RHEINZINK architectural grade zinc gutter systems come in half-round or box shapes, a choice of more 300 parts and accessories, and are adaptable to virtually any roof configuration.

It’s Cooler On The Jersey Shore

New hotel HVAC cooling tower reduces energy consumption and protects guests with antimicrobial properties that greatly reduce the chances of bacterial growth.

CARES Act And Improvements For Critical Facilities

Here is a look at what facility management leaders need to know about the 2020 CARES Act tax benefits and the efficiency improvements that qualify.

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