Posted on December 02, 2013
A $47.6 million overhaul of the Huntington Federal Building in Huntington, W.Va., includes altered traffic lanes on adjoining streets and the displacement of some of the more...
Posted on December 02, 2013
For the U.S. Army, creating secure sources of energy is an important driver for its net-zero goals. Critical military missions are at a high risk of failure in the event of...
Posted on November 27, 2013
The retail construction category, long in the doldrums, is roaring back to life. Consumer confidence and economic recovery are showing considerable regional variation, with...
Posted on November 26, 2013
Like all professional services businesses, AEC firms are challenged to effectively manage people. And even though people can be rather unpredictable, a firm’s success doesn’t...
Posted on November 25, 2013
We just posted the Entry Form for our 9th Annual BD+C "40 Under 40" competition. Frankly, the Entry Form is just the basic data. The real meat of your entry is your Personal...
Posted on November 25, 2013
"Operational stray" occurs when a building’s mechanical, electrical, or plumbing systems don’t work the way they should. As we’ll see, even the most well-designed and...
Posted on November 25, 2013
Once again, the U.S. Green Building Council is driving change in the construction industry with its LEED rating system. One of the dramatic shifts LEED v4 is likely to spark...
Posted on November 25, 2013
The redevelopment of Fort Monmouth, a former New Jersey army base, is likely to be revised on a building-by-building and parcel-by-parcel basis, officials say. The original...
Posted on November 25, 2013
Starting in 2014, California is implementing building code revisions to its Title 24 standards. These revised building codes will move California’s residential and commercial...
Posted on November 25, 2013
With all the effort architects, general contractors, engineers, consultants, and specialty contractors put into leveraging technology to communicate digitally on projects, it...