The rising costs of raw materials, labor and energy have pushed glass prices higher through the first two-thirds of this year. During August 2000, average prices charged by U.S. producers of flat glass products were 3.8 percent...

August 11, 2010

The Federal Register has published a proposal to strengthen prompt pay provisions of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). The proposal would ensure that subcontractors receive their progress payments in full on...

August 11, 2010

According to the October 31 reports on gross domestic product and construction spending from the Commerce Department, the nonresidential construction numbers were surprisingly good.

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August 11, 2010

Located on Chicago's Near West Side, the new Roosevelt Square development will offer affordable housing and market-rate and luxury units in a neighborhood setting. Encompassing more than 100 acres, the community is...

August 11, 2010

Exit devices, locks and alarms that are used in the United States are now subject to additional regulations established last year by the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) and the American National...

August 11, 2010

As part of an extensive renovation and expansion planned for the Hyatt Regency hotel’s lower levels, the design team, led by Gensler, is designing a geothermal system that will use the Chicago River to help cool the...

August 11, 2010

Kim Heartwell, director of RTKL's interior architecture studio in Washington, D.C., and Donald DeBord, Jr., a healthcare design specialist, have been elected to the...

August 11, 2010

Magnetic locking device provides an efficient solution for security, fire and life-safety needs. The device is ideal for retrofit and operates independently of any other door-locking device. The patented "rocking magnet"...

August 11, 2010

Ideal for climate-sensitive environments, this door never needs to be painted, and opens and closes at a rate of 48 inches per second. The composite rolling door has a soft bottom edge for maximum safety and vision panels...

August 11, 2010