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5 tips to practice green building construction

Environment protection is a very important topic – it’s everyone’s responsibility to work towards safeguarding the environment. Today,

Source: voticle.com

Creating Healthier Furniture and Building Materials By Minimizing Chemical Emissions

It is estimated that people in industrialized societies spend about 90 percent of their time indoors. Unfortunately, indoor concentration levels of potentially harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other airborne pollutants are likely to be significantly higher than outdoor levels. Therefore, it is not surprising that the importance of indoor air quality (IAQ) and its impact on human health is gaining increased attention

Source: www.ul.com

Top 25 Outstanding Interior Designers in Los Angeles

To achieve the dream look for your home is no easy task. Whether you’re looking for the quintessential Los Angeles style or fresh ideas, hiring the best interior designers in the city will help you get your new project started with ease. Transform your living space into your sanctuary –a place of respite and inspiratio

Source: eternitymodern.com

Thornton Tomasetti Project Is First Winery to Earn Living Building Certification

International Firm Provided Sustainability Services to Silver Oak Alexander Valley in Healdsburg, Calif (New York, N.Y. – May 28, 2020) – Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, announces that Silver Oak Alexander Valley in Healdsburg, Calif. has become the first winery and one of just 25 buildings in the world to earn the Living Building […]

Source: wineindustryadvisor.com

New Approaches to Sustainability Lead to High-Performance Buildings

Learn about sustainability, integrated design, healthy buildings, leed and related trends for building operations success

Source: www.facilitiesnet.com

Space Architecture Awards-AIAA

The Mirpuri Foundation is happy to announce its sponsorship of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ (AIAA) Space Architecture Technical Committee Research Paper Awards. 
Advancing aeronautical research is one of the founding pillars of the Mirpuri Foundation, while the AIAA, which has over 30,000 members worldwide, is a professional society for aerospace engineers. It is also the US representative on the International Astronautical Federation and the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences.
The Mirpuri Foundation now announces a collaboration with the AIAA’s Space Architecture Technical Committee, providing a grant for the best annual professional and student published research papers. 
The 2020 Best Paper Awards solicit and recognize excellence in research in Space Architecture, the theory and practice of designing and buildin

Source: mirpurifoundation.org

Social distancing strategies keep contractors productive

Social distancing requirements such as staggered schedules and teleworking don’t have to derail construction schedules, according to companies that are making them work. 

Source: www.constructiondive.com

Canyon View High School – American Institute of Steel Construction Merit Award Winner

Energy efficiency was the goal for the team behind the new Canyon View High School in Waddell, Ariz.

And its structural system was a driving factor in meeting those goals. The structural system became the centerpiece of

Source: www.aisc.org

COVID-19 forces architects to rethink designs amid requests for touch-free amenities

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced architects to relook at how they design buildings. As a result, it’s creating big business for companies that specializes in creating hygienic systems, including one in the Milwaukee area.

Source: www.tmj4.com

Justice Department Sues Contractor For Fraud In $39M NJ Turnpike Extension Project

A construction company lied to the federal government to get a $39 million subcontract on a New Jersey Turnpike extension project, authorities said Friday.C. Abbonizio Contractors Inc., based in Sewell, “defrauded the government b

Source: dailyvoice.com

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