Posted on April 03, 2012
The Third International Emerging Technology Symposium by IAPMO and the World Plumbing Council features a session with the intriguing title: “Are Water Efficiency Programs...
Posted on March 28, 2012
The replacement cost for the University of Iowa’s fine arts campus, which was devastated by a 2008 flood, will be $404.9 million, according to the Iowa Board of Regents....
Posted on March 27, 2012
The 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code includes significant changes, with new provisions for alternative water sources for non-potable applications, rainwater catchment systems,...
Posted on March 21, 2012
Retrofitting a black roof surface to white reduced peak rooftop temperature in New York City by 43 degrees Fahrenheit, on average, during the summer of 2011, according to a...
Posted on March 20, 2012
Green building standards carry risks and potential liabilities that could lead to lawsuits, according to a British Columbia Construction Association report. The BCCA says it...
Posted on March 16, 2012
Big Ass Fans has successfully scaled down the systems and technology used in its large diameter, low speed fans. The company now offers Haiku, a ceiling fan designed for...
Posted on March 14, 2012
Perkins+Will’s new Atlanta officeis the current highest-scoring LEED Platinum project in North America under the 2009 version of LEED -NC. The building, originally...
Posted on March 13, 2012
Zero-energy commercial buildings are both feasible and affordable, and they are appearing all across the U.S., according to a report from the New Buildings Institute (NBI)...
Posted on March 12, 2012
We've been getting questions about the "Science + Technology" entry in the Giants 300 survey. Question: If we completed a university lab, do I put that revenue in "University...
Posted on March 10, 2012
Calling all AEC firms! It's time to get your BD+C "Giants 300" Survey in. The Giants 300 is the ranking (by 2011 revenue) of the Top 300 AEC firms in the U.S. and Canada....