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Every year, workers die from carbon monoxide poisoning, usually while using fuel-burning equipment and tools in buildings or semi-enclosed spaces without adequate ventilation. This can be especially true when employees use this type of equipment in indoor spaces that have been sealed tightly to block out cold temperatures and wind.
Since June 2010, pilot projects have been testing the 2009 rating system created by dozens of the country’s leading sustainability experts, scientists, and design professionals. The diverse projects represent various types, sizes, and locations as well as budgets. Fifteen pilot projects have achieved certification to
GreenWizard’s Product Management Workflow™ will now include level® certified furniture eligible for LEED
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International passed two new policy positions and reaffirmed its position in opposition of mandated luminous egress path
Millennium Press has released a new book: "Facilities Management Managing Maintenance for Buildings and Facilities" by Joel
Factors such as layoffs and stagnant hiring due to the troubled economy, more people working off site and the growth of collaborative space may actually mask this trend, elevating the total amount of space per person available throughout the
The development and use of BIM provides value to Architects, Engineers & Contractors (AEC) by reducing project risk, costs, and time while improving the overall quality of the project via improved communication and collaboration of design intent.
This compilation of codes and standards relating to the built environment is intended to serve as a resource when educating the industry, government, and the public about the regulations and referenced documents that are used when constructing buildings and facilities. Comments are due March 8,
The DBIA Owner Hotline is staffed by experienced professionals with extensive backgrounds in the delivery method and deep knowledge of design-build best practices—from both owner and practitioner perspectives. The Hotline is a resource for key aspects of the delivery method and guidance on additional tools and