Posted on August 17, 2011
Reduced federal government construction budgets are likely to mean agencies will favor rehab of structures over new construction. The federal government spent $39.4 billion...
Posted on August 10, 2011
For a number of reasons, PVC is a popular choice of material on reroofing projects: well-suited to “cool roof” goals, readily recyclable, flame resistant, and highly flexible...
Posted on August 03, 2011
A recent report by Better Bricks identifies 50 building retrofits that have demonstrated or predicted performance of 30% or better than the average for comparable buildings....
Posted on August 02, 2011
Newforma, known mainly for its Newforma Project Center project information management solution, recently released Newforma Project Analyzer, a financial and resource...
Posted on July 27, 2011
City Hall East, an Atlanta landmark and the largest brick building in the Southeast, will be transformed into an upscale mixed-use facility. The facility, now called Ponce...
Posted on July 20, 2011
The mercury pushed 100 degrees Fahrenheit at the Swissotel in downtown Chicago as the BIM Forum welcomed more than 400 attendees for its summer conference asking “When does...
Posted on July 20, 2011
The City of Chicago is attempting to attract private funds to pay for energy efficiency upgrades of nearly 100 public buildings. The buildings that together have more than 6....
Posted on July 15, 2011
Following an 86-day open ballot period, the National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART Alliance has closed the submission period to develop Version 2 of the...
Posted on July 13, 2011
The oldest building at the University of Minnesota’s twin cities campus is slated for a major overhaul. Eddy Hall, a 31,000 sf red brick Queen Anne-style structure listed on...
Posted on July 06, 2011
The CEO of a Dallas high-tech firm says that it chose to retrofit an old downtown building rather than build a new one in the suburbs, which was a less expensive option, for...