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on September 29,2014

A new report from the World Green Building Council finds “overwhelming evidence” to support office design as a significant influencer of the health, wellbeing and productivity of staff.

One Sansome Street, San Francisco. Photo: Minesweeper via Wikimedia Commons
on September 29,2014

One Sansome Street, San Francisco is the first building in the U.S. to achieve LEED Platinum v4 certification. The building is also only the second property worldwide to be awarded with v4 certification.

The agency intends to use BIM as a life cycle tool where the models are maintain
on September 29,2014

The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command will begin its Building Information Management and Modeling (BIM) Phased Implementation Plan in October.

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