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Are face-to-face meetings still important?

It’s particularly important for sensitive communication, when having tone and body language for context makes a difference.

Steven Burns
One CEO looks pass convenience and advocates for old school, in-person meetings.
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Modular Space Showcase: Helping BP take command in the Gulf of Mexico
Williams Scotsman
Immediate emergency response to minimize and remedy environmental damage called for temporary, modular spaces.
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Top FAQs for Metal Building Insulation
Jim Place
Here are some of the most important issues for keeping fiberglass insulation working at its maximum.
Building tech breakthrough: Vacuum insulated panels keep University of Alaska students cozy in sub-zero temps

Students cozy up to the windows for the first time, thanks to innovations in curtain wall technology that allows for high-performance insulation. Images: Perkins+Will

Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings
In a first-of-its-kind curtain wall installation, triple-pane VIP glass panels provide an astonishing R-40 insulation...
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Jeff Alexander
Resins, the base ingredient in any coating, vary in performance qualities from good to better to best. Selecting the...
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The metal and glass S.R. Crown Hall of the Illinois Institute of Technology built in 1956, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Photo: Joe Ravi/Wikimedia Commons CC-BY-SA 3.0

Gabe Savely
A new report by the Metal Building Manufacturer's Association explains the entity's efforts in refining and extending...
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The Eagle Ford Shale is located in South Texas and is currently the most active shale play in the world. Photo courtesy of Williams Scotsman.

Williams Scotsman
Like many other energy hotbends throughout the continent, demand for modular structures isn't decreasing with oil...
Chance encounters in workplace design: The winning ticket to the innovation lottery?

Illustration: © Macaulay Campbell

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The logic behind the push to cultivate chance encounters supposes that innovation is akin to a lottery. But do chance...
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How do the new Energy Star standards impact coatings?

All coatings will soon need to be tested in three weathering farm locations: Florida (hot and humid), Arizona (hot and dry) and the Midwest (cold and temperate).

Jeff Alexander
The Energy Star 3.0 Roof Product Specs and Test Methods is changing its standards, and all coating manufacturers are...
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How to give feedback effectively

If initial feedback doesn’t resonate, effective leaders also know how to turn up the pressure in a way that is progressive, but not too sharp.

Steven Burns
A great feedback-giving leader evaluates the individual
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