Issue Contents

August 2011

Digital Edition


Experts provide Building Teams with key information to complete a data center retrofit that exceeds client requirements.

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Milwaukee-based health center; treehouse resort in Oregon; Chicago's newest data center; cutting-edge research facility at Virginia Tech; Maine call center.

Vermont outdoor facility seeks LEED Platinum; Connecticut rail yard to enhance East Coast operations; Columbus, Ga., healthcare center; South Korean 2018 Winter Olympics resort.

Ambient noise levels in some facility types are trending up and becoming a barrier to clear...

Design and construction professionals who completed our flooring survey had strong opinions about their preferred flooring type. 

LEDs, linear fluorescents, and infrared halogen lamps all offer long life span, low maintenance, and high illumination quality for...

Boyd R. Zoccola is Chair and Chief Elected Officer of BOMA International. A BOMA member since 1994, he has served on the Executive, Finance, Investment, and Medical/Healthcare Facilities Committees. An Indiana Real Estate Principal Broker and a...

Our experts provide solid advice on the correct way to design and construct underfloor air distribution systems, to yield significant energy savings.

A ‘virtual theater’ equipped with the latest technology empowers whole Building Teams to work collectively on a BIM model early in a project’s life, further blurring the line between the design and construction disciplines.