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Contractor's National Database allows information sharing on past clients, including whether or not the contractor was able to collect on the work performed, or if the...

August 11, 2010

Although this deck-coating system is intended primarily for waterproofing mechanical rooms, Shawmut has discovered it is also an excellent waterproofer for restaurant kitchens, bathrooms, and bars that have to...

August 11, 2010

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...

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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