While growth in most sectors of the U.S. economy slowed over the second half of last year, the component of GDP that captures economic activity involving nonresidential construction work continued to grow at a healthy rate....

August 11, 2010

Kalwall's translucent fenestration system is a structural composite sandwich panel formed by permanently bonding (under heat and pressure) fiberglass-reinforced translucent faces to a grid core constructed of...

August 11, 2010

Healthcare construction spending will continue the steady, double-digit growth it's experienced since early 2003. Spending is forecast to rise 14% this year and 13% in 2007. However, trends for the three healthcare...

August 11, 2010

To develop unique residential properties reminiscent of turn-of-the-century warehouses from cast-in-place beams and slabs, general contractor C.F. Jordan studied the use of several shoring and forming systems. According to...

August 11, 2010

Ensuring that a building design is code-compliant can be a complicated task for architects. Whether this involves understanding the codes, tracking code updates or checking designs against the code, dealing with...

August 11, 2010

Stainless-steel door activation switches help deter corrosion. A variety of designs and installation options suit a variety of applications, including freestanding radio-controlled switch stations.

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August 11, 2010

Acoustic door system incorporates sound-deadening devices with security features. Noises are blocked around the door perimeter by a silicone door gasket and spring-loaded automatic bottom sweep. The systems are available as...

August 11, 2010

A 93,000-sf, $45 million Library and Resource Center broke ground in Fontana, Calif. The two-story facility will house a collection of more than 141,000 books and publications, 7,500 reference items, 143 media...

August 11, 2010

• Chicago-based Lucien Lagrange Architects announced four promotions: Tim Hill, James Kemper, Alfredo Marr, and Heather Weed were...

August 11, 2010

Mackenzie Keck Inc. , a Hackettstown, N.J.-based general contractor, construction manager, and consultant specializing in upscale retail projects, has acquired green building consulting firm...

August 11, 2010