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The projected 506 students will be distributed between three classroom wings, tw
November 06,2014

The design of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School on the site of the 2012 Newtown, Conn., school shooting features enhanced security measures—...

November 06,2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reviewing electrical standards for the construction industry to make sure proper...

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October 30,2014

The U.S. Dept. of Energy will spend $9 million to encourage investments in energy-saving technologies that can be tested and deployed in offices,...

October 30,2014

The Steel Framing Industry Association has launched a certification program to ensure that cold-formed steel connectors meet quality guidelines,...

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October 30,2014

The reorganized document is organized from an engineer’s perspective. The requirements flow more intuitively and have fewer cross-references for...

October 30,2014

Extending the deadline gives LEED users additional time to prepare for LEED v4, the latest version of LEED, which features increased rigor and...

October 24,2014

A San Francisco city councilor will propose a new regulation that could soon mandate solar panels on most new construction in the city and on many...

October 24,2014

The International WELL Building Institute has launched the WELL Building Standard Version 1.0, which focuses on enhancing people’s health and well...

The building’s design was made possible by Seattle’s Deep Green Pilot Program th
October 24,2014

The Bullitt Center in Seattle, which some say is the world's most efficient office building is not only influencing how other structures are built...

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October 16,2014

Among the challenges the armed forces may face is rising sea levels that could put Navy docks and other installations under water in places like...