Practice makes perfect

Free, downloadable simulation program models the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and lighting energy profiles in various building scenarios. The simulation...

August 11, 2010

Every building owner and operator will agree that the most important issue facing them today is the life safety of their building's occupants, be they full-time employees or visitors. Individual buildings, whether...

August 11, 2010
  • Anshen+Allen Architects has named two new principals in its San Francisco office: Craig...

August 11, 2010

Construction spending for education expanded modestly but steadily through March, while at the same time growth for other institutional construction had stalled earlier in 2009.

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August 11, 2010


        
     
Gilbane Building Company has completed construction on the 164,000-sf Business Instructional Facility at the University of Illinois, Champaign. The building accommodates the MBA,...


August 11, 2010

High-traffic areas tend to find flooring worn before its time. Parqcolor Fiber Floor is a practical hardwood flooring solution made of small fibers of recycled coffee-bean bags, similar to burlap sacks. The material creates an...

August 11, 2010

SierraPine’s Medite MDF product line, which also includes Medite 3D, is a non-structural, interior composite wood panel product designed for excellent machinability. The panels’ hard, sharp edges accommodate cutting...

August 11, 2010

Spinnaker Resorts picked Hardin Construction, Atlanta, to build a multifamily timeshare at the Blue Water Resort and Marina in Hilton Head, S.C. The 60,500-sf timeshare will be four stories high with 30 units and one...

August 11, 2010
  • Engineers' group files suit to protect qualifications-based selection. The National Society of Professional Engineers...

August 11, 2010

Located on 130 acres of land in Goochland County, just outside of Richmond, Va., the new 250,000-sf headquarters for car-reseller Carmax has earned LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council....

August 11, 2010