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AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
on September 22,2014 in Feature

A broad array of new and improved ceiling products offers designers everything from superior acoustics and closed-loop, recycled content to eased...

Rendering: RMF Engineering
on August 14,2014 in Feature

There are many hurdles to overcome when completing a life cycle cost assessment. RMF Engineering’s Seth Spangler offers some words of advice...

Rendering: RMF Engineering
on August 14,2014 in Feature

A life cycle cost analysis helps a school district decide which HVAC system to use in $198 million worth of future building projects.

Set to open next month, the $75 million, 215,000-sf Kamloops Internet Data Centr
on May 22,2014 in Feature

Building Teams are employing a range of creative solutions—from evaporative cooling to novel hot/cold-aisle configurations to heat recovery...

Integrated Design Group incorporates computational fluid dynamic (CFD) simulatio
on May 22,2014 in Feature

Here’s where AEC firms and owners are getting the most bang for the buck when using BIM/VDC to coordinate data center projects.

on December 10,2013 in Feature

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traffic in public restrooms, these ideas are...

on September 09,2013 in Feature

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
on March 27,2013 in Feature

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zero—and possibly net-positive—energy performance...

Workers at Southland Industries’ 80,000-sf prefabrication plant in Garden Grove,
on February 03,2013 in Feature

A mechanical contractor combines an electronic surveying tool with a BIM model to make significant productivity gains in a large-scale hospital...

Clever engineering helps create design excellence
on February 03,2013 in Feature

A mechanical engineering team overcomes numerous hurdles to help make a new federal courthouse in Iowa a showpiece of ‘government work’ at its...