Fire-protection research

National Institute of Standards and Technology offers a database of more than 55,000 documents related to fire protection. Users can search the FIREDOC online...

August 11, 2010

There are obvious differences between the operation of public-sector and private-sector organizations, but the need to efficiently reconfigure interior space is a requirement common to both. The enhancement of operational...

August 11, 2010

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's new $70 million Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies will house 60 faculty members and more than 300 researchers and graduate students when it is...

August 11, 2010

The $480 million, 40,000-seat Minnesota Twins ballpark was designed as a modern interpretation of the state's natural creations. Weather-resistant Minnesota limestone forms the mass of the ballpark's façade. Glass...

August 11, 2010


         
        
The University of Chicago, along with structural engineer Halvorson and Partners and architect Murphy/Jahn, both based in Chicago, celebrated the recent groundbreaking for the...


August 11, 2010

Building-automation system integrates stand-alone DDC and energy-management capabilities. It is designed to be easy to operate and is suited for applications in small- to medium-sized buildings.

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August 11, 2010

Rising from the rubble in crumbling downtown Columbus, Ohio, is the 20,000-seat, $150 million Nationwide Arena and the "Arena District," a newly named 95-acre area of business, entertainment and residential space. Bounded by...

August 11, 2010

Fenestration package, customized to needs, integrates commercial-grade aluminum windows, curtain-wall systems with complementary components and a variety of finishes, as well as aluminum storefront/entrance systems to match....

August 11, 2010

Construction is currently under way on the $39 million, 105,000-sf on Kean University's new Center for Science, Technology & Mathematics Education in Union County, N.J., which will include teaching and research...

August 11, 2010