Designed to fit in small areas like entryways and bathrooms, tubular skylights feature a tube shaft that is 95 percent reflective to maximize sunlight. To increase the amount of light directed downward through the tube, Vista...

August 11, 2010

Muntu, a company specializing in progressive interpretations of African and African-American dance, will soon be the first African dance company in the nation to have a permanent home and the sole Chicago-based...

August 11, 2010

Lighting calculator

Web site offers free use of an online lighting software that allows designers to create lighting layouts. The software determines both the number of fixtures that...

August 11, 2010

Healthcare construction spending will increase 10.2% in 2006 and 13.7% in 2007 after a 7.8% gain last year. Spending has been largely unchanged for the last six months following a burst of new starts for large...

August 11, 2010

Economic growth in most of the rest of the world was much stronger this year than during 1999. But, just as for the United States, the consensus view of economists is that some moderation will be seen in GDP, personal...

August 11, 2010

A crescent-shaped structure clad with gold-colored copper-alloy panels designed by New York-based Rafael Viñoly is expected to become the new artistic heart of Colchester, England, a rapidly growing city 60 miles...

August 11, 2010

2006 BD&C Webcast Schedule

  • June 22 — Healthcare Facility Design

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August 11, 2010

Sentry Switch lighting control devices replace conventional wall switches to enable remote and automatic switching of light fixtures. Recommended for office, industrial, and educational buildings, Sentry Switch can...

August 11, 2010

One-piece unitized aluminum casting with molded memory-retentive silicone gaskets and cast door frame offers this fixture totally sealed optics for long-term performance. Captive-pressure lock fasteners and a tempered glass...

August 11, 2010