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on January 09,2011 in Product Review

The Solar Powered Dimmer, made to work with 10-inch tubular skylights, uses a remote control to adjust the amount of sunlight allowed into the...

on January 09,2011 in Product Review

Concerned about high HVAC energy use due to solar heat, and high energy consumption for heating in the winter, the school installed a 12-foot-...

on January 09,2011 in Product Review

The York model YK-EP Energy Plus large capacity centrifugal chiller features a patent-pending mechanical compression economizer cycle that...

on January 09,2011 in Product Review

During its recent expansion, Piper High School in Kansas City, Kan., added both school spirit and functionality with the installation of a pirate...

on January 09,2011 in Product Review

With a tight deadline and budget, designers of Georgia State University’s four-building, 2,000-bed student housing complex needed a wall...

on January 07,2011 in Feature

By using BIM for the design of its new San Clemente, Calif., store, big-box retailer Target has been able to model the entire structural steel...

on January 07,2011 in Feature

A roofing survey emailed to a representative sample of BD+C’s subscriber list revealed such key findings as: Respondents named metal (56%)...

on January 07,2011 in Feature
Total U.S. construction spending will increase 5.1% in 2011. The gain from the end of 2010 to the end of 2011 will be 10%. The biggest annual gain in...
on January 07,2011 in Feature

Mixed-use development has been one of the few bright spots in real estate in the last few years. Successful mixed-use projects are almost always...

on December 20,2010 in Feature

Adrian D. Smith, FAIA, RIBA, is co-founder (with Gordon Gill) of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, Chicago. Previously, he was a design...