HVAC

Four Ways Building Systems Create Long-term Profitability

When accounting for the total cost of ownership and the potential return on investment, owners and developers should consider total energy usage, the lifespan of building systems equipment, the recruitment and retention of occupants, and lease rates.


AEC Tech | Oct 28, 2020

Meet Jaibot, Hilti's new construction robot

The semi-autonomous robot is designed to assist MEP contractors with ceiling-drilling applications. 

HVAC | Feb 3, 2020

Reliable Building Systems Increase Net Operating Income by Retaining Tenants

Tenants increasingly expect a well-crafted property that feels unique, authentic, and comfortable—with technologically advanced systems and spaces that optimize performance and encourage collaboration and engagement. The following guidance will help owners and property managers keep tenants happy.

HVAC | Jan 6, 2020

Four Ways Building Systems Create Long-term Profitability

When accounting for the total cost of ownership and the potential return on investment, owners and developers should consider total energy usage, the lifespan of building systems equipment, the recruitment and retention of occupants, and lease rates.

HVAC | Jan 6, 2020

Maximize Energy Efficiency in Class A Office Buildings With Modern Building Systems

Energy-efficient building design starts with the building envelope, but the building systems have a tremendous impact on energy use as well.

75 Top Products | Dec 16, 2019

101 Top Products for 2019

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for the past 12 months in the fourth-annual 101 Top Products report.

75 Top Products | Dec 16, 2019

Top Building Systems Products for 2019

FabricAir’s ceiling-hung fabric duct and Ellumi Lighting’s bacteria-killing lights are among the 13 new building systems products to make Building Design+Construction's 2019 101 Top Products report.

Data Centers | Jul 21, 2017

Operational wellness was an objective for a new 911 call center near San Antonio

The Operations Center consolidates activities that previously were being handled at 25 locations. 

M/E/P Systems | Paladino Jul 12, 2017

Reduce maintenance costs and increase equipment efficiency with a CMMS or EAM

Maintenance and engineering managers need to monitor the condition of their equipment and the workloads of front-line technicians.

| Dec 28, 2014

New trends in ceiling designs and materials [AIA course]

A broad array of new and improved ceiling products offers designers everything from superior acoustics and closed-loop, recycled content to eased integration with lighting systems, HVAC diffusers, fire sprinkler heads, and other overhead problems. This course describes how Building Teams are exploring ways to go beyond the treatment of ceilings as white, monolithic planes.

| Aug 4, 2014

Facebook’s prefab data center concept aims to slash construction time in half

Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Sweden, Facebook is back at it in Mother Svea with yet another novel approach to data center design.


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