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
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THE WEEKLY SHOW HIGHLIGHTS FOR NOVEMBER 19, 2020
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.
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AEC Tech | May 9, 2023
4 insights on building product manufacturers getting ‘smart’
Overall, half of building product manufacturers plan to invest in one or more areas of technology in the next three years.
Smart Buildings | Apr 7, 2023
Carnegie Mellon University's research on advanced building sensors provokes heated controversy
A research project to test next-generation building sensors at Carnegie Mellon University provoked intense debate over the privacy implications of widespread deployment of the devices in a new 90,000-sf building. The light-switch-size devices, capable of measuring 12 types of data including motion and sound, were mounted in more than 300 locations throughout the building.
Intelligent Lighting | Feb 13, 2023
Exploring intelligent lighting usage in healthcare, commercial facilities
SSR's Todd Herrmann, PE, LEEP AP, explains intelligent lighting's potential use cases in healthcare facilities and more.
Products and Materials | Jan 18, 2023
6 innovative products for multifamily developments
Here are six innovative products for various multifamily developments, including a condominium-wide smart electrical system, heavy-duty aluminum doors, and prefabricated panels.
BAS and Security | Oct 19, 2022
The biggest cybersecurity threats in commercial real estate, and how to mitigate them
Coleman Wolf, Senior Security Systems Consultant with global engineering firm ESD, outlines the top-three cybersecurity threats to commercial and institutional building owners and property managers, and offers advice on how to deter and defend against hackers.
Green | Oct 5, 2022
In California, a public power provider’s new headquarters serves as a test case for an innovative microgrid and for reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Sonoma Clean Power (SCP), the public power provider for California’s Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, recently unveiled its new all-electric headquarters.
Smart Buildings | Jun 1, 2022
Taking full advantage of smart building technology
Drew Deatherage of Crux Solutions discusses where owners and AEC firms could do better at optimizing smart technology in building design and operations.
AEC Tech | May 24, 2021
Digital twin’s value propositions for the built environment, explained
Ernst & Young’s white paper makes its cases for the technology’s myriad benefits.
Smart Buildings | Oct 26, 2020
World’s first smart building assessment and rating program released
The SPIRE Smart Building Program will help building owners and operators make better investment decisions, improve tenant satisfaction, and increase asset value.
Smart Buildings | Oct 1, 2020
Smart buildings stand on good data
The coming disruption of owning and operating a building and how to stay ahead through BIM.