Posts Tagged ‘construction’

Ensuring Facilities Perform As Designed

Ensuring Facilities Perform As Designed

NIBS has released its "Guideline 3-2012: Building Enclosure Commissioning...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SUMMIT by Atlas Roofing

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SUMMIT by Atlas Roofing

This underlayment can be used when there is a long anticipated open time before the roof is...Read More...

Education Case Study: Campus Connection

Education Case Study: Campus Connection

TFM Managing Editor Anne Vazquez talks to the director of campus services at Presbyterian...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Carbon Calculator by WoodWorks

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Carbon Calculator by WoodWorks

This tool is designed to estimate the carbon benefits of wood buildings, versus steel and...Read More...

Commercial Sector Expected to Lead Real Estate Recovery

Commercial Sector Expected to Lead Real Estate Recovery

Slight increase in nonresidential construction spending expected in 2012 with substantial growth projected for...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Spare Parts Expense Allocation

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Spare Parts Expense Allocation

What is the standard practice of budget allocation towards spare parts...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: CANSTRUCTION Returns To NYC!

FRIDAY FUNNY: CANSTRUCTION Returns To NYC!

Every year, architects and engineers compete to see which team can build the most spectacular structure using little more than cans of food. After the competition is over, the cans are donated to a charitable food...Read More...

Supporting Joplin’s Extreme Makeover

Supporting Joplin’s Extreme Makeover

More than 140 pieces of construction equipment were delivered to seven construction sites in the city destroyed by a tornado earlier this...Read More...

ABI Turns Positive after Four Straight Monthly Declines

ABI Turns Positive after Four Straight Monthly Declines

AIA reported the August ABI score was 51.4, following a very weak score of 45.1 in July. This score reflects an increase in demand for design...Read More...

Question Of The Week: Cost To Build Out Raw Space

Question Of The Week: Cost To Build Out Raw Space

How do facility managers weigh a general contractor's proposal if they are not sure of the exact...Read More...