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Kimley-Horn eliminates the guesswork of electric vehicle charger site selection

Private businesses and governments can now choose their new electric vehicle (EV) charger locations with data-driven precision. Kimley-Horn, the national engineering, planning, and design consulting firm, today launchedĀ TREDLite EV, a cloud-based tool that helps organizations develop and optimize their EV charger deployment strategies based on the organizationā€™s unique priorities.




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Building Owners

Healthcare Facilities | Nov 17, 2022

Repetitive, hotel-like design gives wings to rehab hospital chainā€™s rapid growth

The prototype design forĀ Everest Rehabilitation HospitalsĀ had to be universal enough so it could be replicated to accommodate Everestā€™s expansion strategy.

Industrial Facilities | Nov 16, 2022

Industrial building sector construction, while healthy, might also be flattening

For all the hoopla about the ecommerce boom and ā€œlast mileā€ order fulfillment driving demand for more warehouse and manufacturing space, construction of industrial buildings actually declined over the past five years, albeit marginally by 2.1% to $27.3 billion in 2022, according to estimates by IBIS World. Still, construction in this sector remains buzzy.

Seismic Design | IMEG Corp. | Nov 16, 2022

SPC-4D: 7 reasons California hospital building owners should act now to meet seismic compliance

Seismic compliance with the applicable California building codes is onerous and disruptive for building owners, especially for a building in the heavily regulated sector of healthcare. Owners of older buildings that house acute care services have a big deadline on the horizonā€”Jan. 1, 2030, the cutoff date to upgrade their buildings to SPC-4D.

Wood | Nov 16, 2022

5 steps to using mass timber in multifamily housing

A design-assist approach can provide the most effective delivery method for multifamily housing projects using mass timber as the primary building element.

Green | Nov 13, 2022

NREL report: UsingĀ photovoltaic modules with longer lifetimes is a better option than recycling

A new report from the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) says PV module lifetime extensions should be prioritized over closed-loop recycling to reduce demand for new materials.

Green | Nov 13, 2022

Global building emissions reached record levels in 2021

Carbon-dioxide emissions from building construction and operations hit an all-time high in 2021, according to the most recent dataĀ compiled by the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction.

University Buildings | Nov 13, 2022

University of Washington opens mass timber business school building

Founders Hall at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, the first mass timber building at Seattle campus of Univ. of Washington, was recently completed. The 84,800-sf building creates a new hub for community, entrepreneurship, and innovation, according the projectā€™s design architect LMN Architects.

Giants 400 | Nov 8, 2022

Top 110 Sports Facility Architecture and AE Firms for 2022

Populous, HOK, Gensler, and Perkins and Will top the ranking of the nation's largest sports facility architecture and architecture/engineering (AE) firms for 2022, as reported in Building Design+Construction's 2022 Giants 400 Report.Ā 

Giants 400 | Nov 8, 2022

Top 60 Sports Facility Contractors and CM Firms for 2022

AECOM, Mortenson, Clark Group, and Turner Construction top the ranking of the nation's largest sports facility contractors and construction management (CM) firms for 2022, as reported in Building Design+Construction's 2022 Giants 400 Report.Ā 

Industry Research | Nov 8, 2022

U.S. metros take the lead in decarbonizing their built environments

A new JLL report evaluates the goals and actions of 18 cities.

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