SAP America is aiming to make the expansion of its headquarters in Newton Square, Pa., the first corporate-owned LEED Platinum building in the Mid-Atlantic states. Phase I will include a 200,000-sf office and a 300-...

August 11, 2010

As the Eisenhower generation gives way to Baby Boomers, developers of active adult communities wonder whether the Boomers will react to senior citizenship in the same way their parents did. While it seems unlikely that a...

August 11, 2010

An architectural precast-concrete brick finish with bands of precast for accent-in a single cladding product-was specified by D. Ronald Brasher, the architect for Woodlands II, a new building at the Gateway Office Complex in...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

Electronic ballasts for the operation of 40-watt long twin-tube fluorescent lamps are available for instant start/parallel circuit operation of one, two or three lamps at 120 or 277 input voltages. The ballasts offer small can...

August 11, 2010

The combination of 100-percent liquid acrylic polymers with reinforcing fibers is the secret of Alpha Genie base coat's smooth application. The compound can be used as a base coat, an adhesive for wall systems and a leveling...

August 11, 2010

Code group merger completed.

The merger of the country's three model building code groups into the International Code Council (ICC) became official on Feb.1. The consolidation was set...

August 11, 2010

At Eastern Connecticut State University's new childhood development center, the use of observation rooms with one-way mirrors to study children's behavior has been replaced by voice- and...

August 11, 2010