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 Service Spotlight: Yardi Forges Relationship With The Home Depot

With a new service, these two companies provide facility management customers a streamlined approach to tracking...Read More...

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National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years

Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22,...Read More...

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REAL STREET Expo Offers CCIM’s CRE Courses

Accredited commercial real estate courses from the CCIM Institute will be featured at Group C Media's new REAL STREET Expo, which will take place February 11-12, 2015 at the LVH/Westgate Las Vegas...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Locating Scouting Priorities

How do facilities management professionals prioritize factors when searching for a new...Read More...

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July/August 2014 (Volume 27, Number 6)

While the summer months may signify a slower pace for some professions, facility managers keep especially busy with improvements to take them into the harsher months...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Pre-Schoolers With Power Tools

In the hopes of spreading "the joy of building, revising, and repairing," the goal of the program is to introduce youngsters—perhaps facility managers or engineers of the future—to materials and tools while learning the basics of individual work and...Read More...

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Special Feature: Reflective Roofs

When lowering HVAC energy demands is a goal, the most effective choice is not...Read More...

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Technology And FM: Wireless Control For Older Facilities

A lighter footprint makes this approach an attractive one for controlling building systems in existing...Read More...

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Higher Education Case Study: All About Business

In pursuing LEED certification, Grand Valley State University keeps operational goals at the...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: New Life For Old Carpet

Considering recycling options for this facility asset should begin during its...Read More...