Posts Tagged ‘construction’

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...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Building Energy Calculator From Guardian

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Building Energy Calculator From Guardian

Users can compare energy costs for multiple glazing options in prototypical buildings based on multiple...Read More...

OSHA Offers Equipment Safety Guide To Small Businesses

OSHA Offers Equipment Safety Guide To Small Businesses

OSHA has issued Small Entity Compliance Guide for Cranes and Derricks in Construction to help businesses comply with the recently published Cranes and Derricks in Construction...Read More...

AIA Database Of Stalled Construction Projects

AIA Database Of Stalled Construction Projects

The AIA will establish a new survey that will begin to identify and analyze stalled projects from around the country that could be moved forward on almost any front but for the lack of financing....Read More...

Maryland Adopts International Green Construction Code

Maryland Adopts International Green Construction Code

Maryland’s adoption of the IGCC, effective in March 2012, will apply to all commercial buildings as well as residential properties more than three stories...Read More...

ABI Unchanged For First Quarter

ABI Unchanged For First Quarter

The March ABI score was 50.5, a negligible decrease from a reading of 50.6 the previous month. This score reflects a modest increase in demand for design services. The new projects inquiry index was 58.7, up significantly from a mark of 56.4 in...Read More...

Revisions To MasterFormat Announced

Revisions To MasterFormat Announced

CSI and CSC have announced the 2011 updates to MasterFormat®, the tool used to organize construction documents for commercial, industrial, and institutional building projects in the United States and...Read More...

Architecture Billings Index Continues Positive Momentum

Architecture Billings Index Continues Positive Momentum

On the heels of its highest mark since 2007, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) jumped more than two points in December....Read More...

Haiti Repeat Avoidable With Enforced Building Codes

Haiti Repeat Avoidable With Enforced Building Codes

Richard P. Weiland of ICC stresses the importance of enforceable building codes in light of the one year anniversary of Haiti's devastating...Read More...

Election Means Changes, Challenges For Construction Industry

Election Means Changes, Challenges For Construction Industry

Following an election that brought sweeping changes and switched the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives, construction industry observers foresee changes in policies impacting this...Read More...