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....
Posted on March 07, 2012
Investments in energy efficiency retrofits for buildings could yield more than three times their value—or about $1 trillion in energy savings in a decade, according to new...
Posted on March 06, 2012
ASHRAE is expected to release “ASHRAEStandard 188: Prevention of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems”this summer. The new standard will require that facility...
Posted on March 02, 2012
For long-suffering air travelers who come through Chicago's O'Hare International, some good news: the city is finally upgrading the retail and passenger amenities with a $26...
Posted on February 29, 2012
Rochester, Minn.-based health care provider Mayo Clinic plans to spend $700 million annually on renovations and new construction through 2017. That’s nearly double the $415...
Posted on February 28, 2012
A recent study titled, “Identification of Safety Risks for High Performance Sustainable Construction Projects,” by the University of Colorado, Boulder, found that LEED...
Posted on February 26, 2012
We're going to be sending out the 2012 Giants 300 survey later this week. Look for a notice on www.BDCnetwork.com. In the meantime, this is a call for "splendiforous" cover...