Blogs

Drew Ballensky
The International Energy Conservation Code has been revised to eliminate what has been seen as a blanket exemption for...
Jim Young
The Living Building Challenge has released the Net Zero Energy Building Certification to provide clearer definitions...

Virtual collaboration tools have come a long way

Life at HOK
For a while now companies have been advised that flexibility is a key component to a successful workplace strategy,...

Left to right: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were private explorers commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson to figure out what exactly the U.S. had acquired with the Louisiana Purchase; A public-private partnership made it possible for the Transcontinental Railroad-nearly 2,000 miles long- to be completed in six years, spurring incredible development and growth; The Internet was invented in a government lab but developed and commercialized in the private sector.

GS&P Dialogue
The factors currently complicating public projects—a lack of funding and resistance to tax increases—are unlikely to...
Life at HOK
Our collective desire to live in cities has never been stronger. According to the World Health Organization, 60% of the...
Drew Ballensky
NRCA's EnergyWise Roof Calculator Online has been updated to include information from the 2012 version of the...
Jim Young
The Packard Foundation’s 49,000-sf headquarters recently achieved Net Zero Energy Certification through the...
Doug Clark
Given their durability and ease of use, metal roofs have been a common feature on rural houses for decades. Now they’re...
John Negich
While the durability of metal as a construction material is widely recognized, some of its other advantages are less...
Rob Cassidy
Last year, there were 775 fatalities among U.S. construction workers: 133 among those in the construction of buildings...
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