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Leers Weinzapfel Associates Completes UMass Amherst North Chiller Plant

June 27, 2019 - in Buildings, News

Boston, MA – Leers Weinzapfel Associates’ new 10,592-square-foot chiller plant at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the latest in the firm’s extensive portfolio of infrastructure work. A component of the university’s 2012 Campus Master Plan,…

Aircuity Exhibiting and Presenting alongside IWBI During Upcoming Conference for University Business Officers

June 26, 2019 - in Buildings, News

NEWTON, Mass., USA – Aircuity, (www.aircuity.com), creator of measurably better environments, will be highlighting the benefits of its platform for…

2019 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards Winners

June 25, 2019 - in Awards, Buildings, Featured, News

Chicago, IL: Winners of the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) 2019 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards were announced at the…

DeSimone Designs First Ground-Up Commercial Development in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

June 20, 2019 - in Buildings, News

DeSimone Consulting Engineers, a leading engineering firm with offices worldwide, served as structural engineer for Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s first ground-up commercial development in more than 40 years. Located at 25 Kent Avenue near the East River waterfront,…

Terra Drone India undertakes digital preservation of 16th century monument, Charminar, in India

June 14, 2019 - in Buildings, News

Hyderabad, India – Hyderabad-based drone startup Terra Drone India has successfully completed a multi-sensor, multi-platform scanning of internationally recognized landmark Charminar. Built in 1591, the monument, which is often called as ‘Arc de Triomphe…

Dow and USGBC Launch Carbon Challenge to Encourage Reductions in Buildings’ Operational Carbon Footprint

June 14, 2019 - in Buildings, News

MIDLAND, Mich  – Dow and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today a Carbon Challenge that looks to address the increasing built environment growth by encouraging reductions in the operational carbon footprint of buildings. The Carbon…

Healthy Residence Halls Promote Student Physical Activity, Utilize Sustainable Construction Materials

June 12, 2019 - in Buildings, News

St. Louis, MO-  In 1984, the World Health Organization suggested that up to 30% of new and renovated buildings had excessive complaints related to indoor air quality, which was directly related to Sick Building Syndrome. According to the EPA, Sick Building…

Research Finds Consumer Overconfidence Regarding Building Codes in Disaster-Exposed Communities

June 5, 2019 - in Buildings, Featured, News

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Partnership today announced consumer research findings and analysis underpinning a new transparency initiative entitled, No Code. No Confidence. Inspect to Protect.org. The organization created the effort…

“Power of Two:” DuPont Performance Building Solutions Announces New Commercial Wall² Warranty

WILMINGTON, Del. – Effective June 1, 2019, DuPont Performance Building Solutions will reinforce the trusted performance of TYVEK® Commercial products in combination with the durable thermal properties of STYROFOAM™ and THERMAX™ through the new DuPont…

Western Specialty Contractors Applies Protective Waterproofing to New Milner Library Plaza at Illinois State University

May 30, 2019 - in Buildings, News

St. Louis, MO -  Western Specialty Contractors – Springfield, IL branch recently helped to replace and protect a new concrete plaza surrounding Milner Library at Illinois State University in Normal, IL. The project was put on an aggressive four-month…