New energy law means lights out for incandescent bulbs. The new energy bill that President Bush signed into law last month will ban incandescent light bulbs in four to 12 years. The law calls for...

August 11, 2010

Designer levers, roses and escutcheons for high-profile commercial buildings that require superior security and aesthetics are in The Vineyard Collection, which offers a lifetime finish in bright and satin brass. The lever...

August 11, 2010

Designed for steep-slope roofs for light commercial and residential projects, Englert's Series 1300 mechanically seamed roof panels offer the benefits of architectural snap-lock panels—including smooth transitions...

August 11, 2010
  • Tower to get new windows. In the wake of a fatal glass failure last fall, CNA Financial Corp. will replace about 2,900 windows in its 45-story building in...

August 11, 2010

Miami-Dade County approved $255 million for construction of the Miami Performing Arts Center, a two-structure development in downtown Miami designed by New Haven, Conn.-based Cesar Pelli & Associates. The first building...

August 11, 2010


      
     
Seattle-based Callison has been selected as master planner for the conceptual phase of a massive waterfront development in Aqaba, Jordan. Upon completion, the $10 billion Marsa Zayed...


August 11, 2010

A new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Building for the Department of Homeland Security is being built in Irving, Texas. The facility, designed by 4240 Architecture of Chicago, will house the USCIS'...

August 11, 2010

• Have too many software licenses? Trade 'em in! For AEC professionals and IT managers that are continually frustrated by the large number of software licenses that go unused each year, Bentley Systems has good news...

August 11, 2010

The price index for the always-volatile gypsum product group continues to fluctuate wildly. After plunging by 22.3% between 2000 and 2001, the price index for gypsum-based building products, primarily wallboard, rose...

August 11, 2010

The field of copper cable has become the War of the Categories. While Category 6 standards have not yet been set-publication is expected on or about June 1, according to Billie Zidek-Conner of the Telecommunications Industry...

August 11, 2010