Contractors

Bringing the concepts of architects, engineers, and clients to life often requires problem-solving and compromise, and always requires hard work on the contractor’s part. Keeping construction within the allotted budget and up to the rest of the building team’s standards requires a combination of extensive technical and product knowledge.
December 07, 2010 |

Lord Norman Foster, reportedly has been selected to design Apple’s new campus in Cupertino, Calif...

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December 07, 2010 |

With Beijing, Shanghai, and Mumbai already on the global radar, where can the next wave of constr...

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December 07, 2010 |

IBM’s new offices at Dulles Station West in Herndon, Va., utilized Petersen’s PAC-1000 F Flush Se...

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December 06, 2010 |

The construction unemployment rate jumped to 18.8% in November as the sector lost another 5,000 j...

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December 06, 2010 |

Rising energy costs and a tough economic climate have forced the nation’s school districts to def...

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December 02, 2010 |

Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel, Architects, PC won the prestigious Gold Key Award for Excellence in H...

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December 02, 2010 |

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that 24 projects are receiving a total of $21 million...

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November 29, 2010 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Hard hit by the economy, new construction in the K-12 sector has slowed considerably over the pas...

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November 29, 2010 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Motivated by the prospect of increased property values, reduced utility bills, and an interest in...

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George W. Bush Presidential Center
November 23, 2010 |

The George W. Bush Presidential Center, which will house the former president’s library and museu...

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November 23, 2010 |

Results of Honeywell's second annual “School Energy and Environment Survey” reveal that almost 90...

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November 16, 2010 |

MGM Resorts officials want to demolish the unopened 27-story Harmon Hotel—one of the main compone...

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November 16, 2010 |

The National Mall—known as America’s front yard—is being targeted for a massive rehab and restora...

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November 16, 2010 |

This month, the total footprint of commercial projects certified under the U.S. Green Building Co...

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November 16, 2010 |

Gary Heasley, president of New Millennium Building Systems, Fort Wayne, Ind., and EVP of its pare...

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November 16, 2010 |

Brazil's green building industry will expand in the coming years, spurred by construction of low-...

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November 16, 2010 |

The U.S. green building market is up 50% from 2008 to 2010—from $42 billion to $55 billion-$71 bi...

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November 16, 2010 |

123 Zero build is a free tool for calculating the performance of a market-ready carbon-neutral of...

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November 16, 2010 |

Wondering where condos and rental apartments will be needed? Where companies are looking to rent...

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November 16, 2010 |

Andrés Duany, founder of the Congress for the New Urbanism, adopted the ideas, vision,  and value...

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November 16, 2010 |

The NFRC Board of Directors has approved technical procedures for the development of U-factor, so...

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November 15, 2010 |

Rhode Island-based Gilbane Building Company announced plans to acquire W.G. Mills, Inc., a constr...

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November 11, 2010 |

Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest glass and construction material manufacturers, is making...

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November 11, 2010 |

Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest glass and construction material manufacturers, is making...

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November 09, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

A slowdown in new construction has firms focusing on office reconstruction and interior renovatio...

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November 09, 2010 | By Jerry Yudelson, PE, MBA, LEED AP

Jerry Yudelson, prolific author and veteran green building expert, challenges Building Teams to t...

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November 09, 2010 |

Green buildings continue to be on the agenda for real estate owners, developers, and corporate ow...

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November 09, 2010 |

The College Sustainability Report Card 2011 evaluated colleges and universities in the U.S. and C...

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November 09, 2010 |

BD+C has reported on how 3D printers are attracting the attention of AEC firms. Now you...

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November 09, 2010 |

Cool roofs, solar water heating, and advanced metering are among energy-efficiency elements that...

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