Construction & Retrofits Articles

New construction projects, retrofits, renovations, and facility retrofits are covered within this portion of the site. This is where readers find articles on master planning, project management, and other architecture, engineering, and construction strategies.

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New Product Flash: HVAC RapidB System from Echo Barrier

Developed to mitigate noise from rooftop mechanical equipment, this system is being installed on New York City... ...Read More...

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Data Center Interest In Renewable Energy On The Rise

Mortenson survey finds 84% feel the need to consider renewable forms of... ...Read More...

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Registration Now Open For Inaugural REAL STREET Expo

REAL STREET Expo will offer attendees a two-day, multi-track conference program featuring an all-star lineup of presenters and... ...Read More...

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Did You Miss The Building Success Story: Age Doesn’t Matter When It Comes To Energy Efficiency Webinar?

View this video and find out how to improve efficiencies in older facilities easily with little to no capital investment spent on... ...Read More...

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Green Building Market Study Shows 250% Growth In Alternative Rating Systems

Recent Turner study shows significant growth in interest in Green Globes® and other... ...Read More...

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November Is Critical Infrastructure Security And Resilience Month

Emphasizing how essential America’s critical infrastructure is to national security and economic growth, President Barack Obama has proclaimed November to be Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience... ...Read More...

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Efficient Renovation For Animal Shelter

In Maryland, the Harford County Humane Society needed a creative, cost-effective solution to improve energy efficiency while also meeting its specific operational... ...Read More...

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Reinventing The College Experience With Furniture Alone

Trends in higher education are leading a transformation of buildings and interiors on college... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Zone Equipment Control from KMC Controls

Designed to improve heating and cooling efficiencies, the ZEC system is geared for retrofits of older VVT-type systems or installs of new light commercial zoning... ...Read More...

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NASA Program Enhances Climate Resilience At Agency Facilities

Many types of extreme events are expected to increase in frequency and magnitude in the future and pose hazards to NASA's mission, infrastructure, facilities, and... ...Read More...