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The Weekly show: SPIRE smart building rating system, and pickleball court design tips

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The Weekly show: SPIRE smart building rating system, and pickleball court design tips

The November 19 episode of BD+C's The Weekly is available for viewing on demand.

By BD+C Staff | November 20, 2020
The Weekly show: SPIRE smart building rating system, and pickleball court design tips
The Weekly show: SPIRE smart building rating system, and pickleball court design tips

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from Corning Optical Communications, Laykold Sports Surfaces, and UL about: 
• Designing Pickleball courts for multifamily projects 
• The world's first smart buildings rating system





BD+C's Group Director Tony Mancini runs down the highlights from this week's show.




Designing pickleball courts for your multifamily projects
BD+C's Robert Cassidy chats with Randy Futty, Regional Sales Manager for Laykold Sports Surfaces and team leader on the design manual, "Pickleball Courts: A Construction & Maintenance Manual," now in its Second Edition from ASBA, American Sports Builders Association.




Meet SPIRE: The world's first smart buildings rating system
BD+C's David Barista talks with Tom Blewitt, VP and Chief Technical Officer, Connected Technologies, with UL, and Brian Davis, Global Market Development Director, Corning Optical Communications, about the newly launched SPIRE smart building assessment and rating system, the world's first such program. Blewitt and Davis discuss the need for such a system during the rise of increasingly tech-driven work, live, and play environments, and how Corning Optical Communications used the system to drive and verify design decisions on its newest office campus building.




“The Weekly” is a presentation of Horizon TV, the online broadcast arm of SGC Horizon LLC, publishers of Building Design+Construction, Multifamily Design+Construction, Professional Builder, ProRemodeler, and Construction Equipment.


The Weekly premieres May 18 on Horizon TV

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