The University of California Merced's first three buildings, known as the central plant, have been certified LEED Silver by the U.S. Green Building Council, the university said. The entire UC Merced campus was...

August 11, 2010

The T5 compact-fluorescent tube and ballast for institutional and commercial business lighting offers a higher concentration of life in a compact design. It can be used in ceiling fixtures, wall-mounted fixtures and recessed...

August 11, 2010

Code consolidation

The International Code Council has created a Web site to provide the latest information about the integration of three building code organizations: Building Officials and...

August 11, 2010

Metal-Era has released a white paper providing key points in choosing a performance tested roof edge for use by design professionals specifying roofs for educational and healthcare facilities. "Choosing Performance...

August 11, 2010

When the "sails" pavilion was open except for its distinctive fabric roof, it did not require an HVAC system. Now that it has been enclosed, it needs one.

The assignment was handled by TMAD Engineers...

August 11, 2010

Ralph Gifford has been named chief operations officer of Albany, N.Y.-based A/E Einhorn Yaffee Prescott. He is based in the firm's Boston office. Joseph Galea has...

August 11, 2010

A team from the Los Angeles office of HGA Architects and Engineers has been selected to design an expansion for the California African-American Museum in Los Angeles's Exposition Park. The $23 million project will...

August 11, 2010

Manual push-up door offers savings over motorized mechanical doors, cutting installation time and wiring needs. The design extends the range for manual push-up operations by up to 33 percent, and is available for open-curtain...

August 11, 2010

The Washington Nationals are promising a green stadium with reserved parking for fuel-efficient cars and restrooms that conserve water. The University of Minnesota is promising a LEED-certified stadium designed by...

August 11, 2010