Building Automation

Photo courtesy Museum of Modern Art
December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Ecovative Design applies its cradle-to-cradle process to produce 10,000 organic bricks used to bu...

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All photos:  Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH
July 10, 2014 | CTBUH

BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and...

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CityHome's office configuration
May 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Dubbed CityHome, the system integrates furniture, storage, exercise equipment, lighting, office e...

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March 12, 2014 | CannonDesign

The new software identifies critical failures of components and systems, code and ADA-compliance...

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RMIT University's Design Hub, Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Neal Jennings
February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In this special five-part report, Building Design+Construction explores how Building Tea...

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January 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The temporary pavilion for Russian telecom operator MegaFon will be wrapped with a massive digita...

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January 10, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

BD+C's exclusive five-part report on K-12 school security offers proven design advice,...

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January 10, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Many of the principles and concepts described in our Special Report on K-12 security also apply t...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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December 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a dual fire-CO detector to an aspiration-sensing fire alarm, BD+C editors present a roundup...

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November 26, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

Smart building technology has the potential to reduce global energy use dramatically, and is alre...

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As part of its IntelliCommand building operations management service, Jones Lang
November 08, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief
Real estate services giant Jones Lang LaSalle set out to answer these questions when it partner...
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Tom Wujec, Autodesk Fellow and Lead Facilitator for the U40 Vision Competition,
October 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Fifteen teams competed last week in the first annual Vision U40 Competition at BD+C's Un...

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September 19, 2013 | Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED Fellow

Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contr...

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September 16, 2013 | Schneider Electric

 Forty-three percent of energy leaders say their investment in energy efficiency next year is pro...

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September 04, 2013 | Leo O’Loughlin, Senior Vice President, Energy and Sustainability, Jones Lang LaSalle

Recent advancements in technology are allowing owners to connect with facilities as never before,...

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July 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A robot prototype uses water jets to break up concrete structures and then sucks up the water and...

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June 18, 2013 | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Researchers at the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conclude that significant energy s...

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June 18, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Engineers at Brinjac quantify the illuminance and energy consumption levels achieved by increasin...

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May 28, 2013 | Craig Dilouie, LC, Contributing Editor

LED lighting technology provides unique advantages, but it’s also important to understand its lim...

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April 15, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

To achieve the goals of sustainability and high performance, stakeholders in new construction and...

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April 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Analysis of daylighting control systems in 20 office and public spaces shows that while the autom...

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April 01, 2013 | IDC Energy Insights

A survey of 291 building owners by IDC Energy Insights shows that 50% of owners use smart buildin...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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5 factors to consider when designing a shade system
February 08, 2013 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

Designing a shade system is more complex than picking out basic white venetian blinds. Here are f...

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A new system helps Hudson Community Schools create a comfortable environment.
January 16, 2013

Improving a problematic temperature control system at Hudson High School paves the way for enhanc...

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BIM Article December 2011 BD+C
October 25, 2012 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Two innovations—program manager Gafcon’s SharePoint360 project management platform and a new BIM...

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BIM: Not Just for New Buildings
October 25, 2012 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

Ohio State University Medical Center is converting 55 Medical Center buildings from AutoCAD to BI...

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The Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Fort Lupton Readiness
October 02, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Defense spending may be down somewhat, but there’s still plenty of project dollars out there if y...

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