One of the oldest means of cooling buildings is certainly evaporative cooling. In the 19th-century American Southwest, for example, small structures were cooled by means of wood towers as high...

August 11, 2010

A 138-acre contaminated steel mill site in Atlanta's Midtown area has been converted into a new retail/residential/office community in one of the largest urban brownfield redevelopments in the U.S.

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August 11, 2010

Design is under way for 2000 Wilson Blvd., a 226,000-sf multifamily residential community that will incorporate 141 condo units and 35,000 sf of street-level retail, plazas, and outdoor dining areas. Washington, D.C...

August 11, 2010

The credit freeze recession dropped the value of private commercial construction starts 44% from September to October, but public and institutional construction starts declined only 9%, according to BD+C ....

August 11, 2010

Builders completed more than $62 billion worth of U.S. educational facilities during 2001, an increase of 13 percent over the total for 2000. This growth was identical to the growth rate recorded between 1999 and...

August 11, 2010

Laurin McCracken, AIA, MCR, joined Carter & Burgess as chief marketing officer. A member of this magazine's Editorial Advisory Board, McCracken is a registered architect, planner...

August 11, 2010

Construction materials prices increased at nearly a 1% annual pace in early 2003 after close to a 0.5% gain last year and a small decline in 2001. Commodities, such as asphalt, concrete, aggregates, and stone, have...

August 11, 2010

Commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global just made life easier with access to previously exclusive loss prevention engineering guidelines.

Thousands of...

August 11, 2010

A line of Octron T8 systems provides a variety of light levels with lamp choices that include the Octron 700, 800 and 800XP in linear and Curvalume types. The ballast options include the Quicktronic IS, Plus, LP, and Dim as...

August 11, 2010

Developers have been talking about "smart buildings" or "buildings of the future" for more than two decades. Today, smart buildings are a reality. Essentially, a smart building leverages Internet technology to access...

August 11, 2010