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Heat pumps, strategic energy management could be next major focuses for efficiency

As federal standards for lighting improve, utilities and program administrators are looking for new areas of focus for energy efficiency gains......»»

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Zachry Engineering Education Complex: Rethinking engineering education

In 2013, Texas A&M University College of Engineering launched its “25 by 25 initiative,” whose goal is to more than double its enrollment to 25,000 students b.....»»

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All metal panels are not created equal

Specifying the proper building ma.....»»

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Modular construction reaches new heights

The modular construction industry—long associated with “low-rise” structures—keeps rising higher and higher. Key decision make.....»»

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The Washington Monument reopens with a new visitor center

The project, ostensibly, seems minuscule compared with the imposing structure to which it’s attached. But the 1,0.....»»

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World’s first drive-thru only restaurant in Australia

As more customers begin to order food through online channels, a new KFC pilot project in Newcastle, Australia looks to create a more efficient operating model to keep up with this change in consumer behavior......»»

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A guitar-shaped hotel is South Florida’s latest beacon

The world’s first guitar-shaped hotel, with a price tag estimated at $1.5 billion, opened in Hollywood, Fla., late last month......»»

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Citicape House will feature Europe’s largest living wall

Plans have been submitted to the City of London for Citicape House, a 382-key five-star hotel.  Located on Holborn .....»»

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Linode Headquarters: High-tech + historic

Christopher Aker, CEO of cloud-hosting company Linode, could have built .....»»

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$1B terminal opens at New Orleans International Airport

After seven years of design and planning work, the new North Terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has opened......»»

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National Infrastructure Performance Council to address ‘national security crisis’

A new advocacy group, the National Infrastructure Performance Council, has been launched with the aim of doubling the annual level of investment in infrastructure through 2030......»»

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Autodesk and AGC to provide construction industry with custom-fitting safety harnesses for women

According to the .....»»

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Skanska designs personal protective equipment tailor-made for the female workforce

The number of women in the construction industry is growing. According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, between 2017 and 2018 alone the .....»»

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Pittsburgh is developing a one-stop-shop campus for additive manufacturing and 3D printing

Late last month, the Allegheny County Airport Authority revealed that its 195-acre Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Center, known locally as Neighborhood 91, would focus on additive manufacturing (AM). The Authority and the state of Pe.....»»

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Major cities are adopting new building performance standards

Three large jurisdictions adopted Building Performance Standards (BPS) policies in 2019, and more are considering such action......»»

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Are you creating a culture that is toxic to innovation?

Since removing impediments and barriers that contribute to unhealthy business practices is generally part of our pitch as consultants on innovation, I felt it best to address my personal observations on this subject in an extended blog post. .....»»

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U.S. hotel construction pipeline continues its year-over-year growth

In its fall report, buoyed by a steady consumer-driven economy, analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) reported that the total U.S. construction pipeline st.....»»

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Woolworth Tower Residences: What a view!

Upon its completion, in 1913, the Woolworth Building was the tallest building in the world. Designed by Cass Gilbert (1859-1934), the 62-story, 792-foot Neo-Gothic skyscraper at 233 Broadway, New York, held that honor until 1.....»»

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‘The Whale’ will be an arctic attraction 185 miles north of the Arctic Circle

Andenes, Norway, approximately 185 miles north of the Arctic Circle, is one of the best places in.....»»

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New retrofit design guide for metal roofing published

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has published a new design guide, "Retrofit Metal Roofing.” The manual provides code-compliant and market-ready materials,.....»»

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