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.

Kroger

Facility Retrofit: Energy Milestone

The Kroger Co. made changes resulting in its 500th ENERGY STAR certified...Read More...

Water

Current And Future Water Risks Ahead For Corporations

Study shows 60% of companies indicate water is poised to affect business growth and profitability within five years; more than 80% say it will influence decisions on where to locate...Read More...

NPBDG

New Performance-Based Design Guide Now Available

National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the...Read More...

Hilton Los Angeles

Hotel Case Study: Welcome Upgrades

To make energy improvements, a California hotel tapped into PACE...Read More...

green globes vs leed

Drexel University Releases Green Globes Vs. LEED Cost Comparison Study

Green Globes comes out less expensive than LEED on the same project, according to recent study...Read More...

fall protection

Workers Standing Down For Fall Safety

More than one million workers expected to “Stand-Down” for OSHA fall safety...Read More...

FM Alert

Tax Implications Of Building System Maintenance Or Replacement

Whether the expenditure is considered routine maintenance or an improvement or betterment will have an impact on tax implications under the new...Read More...

Bio picture for B. Kevin Folsom, CEP.

Tricks Of The Trade: Tracking Maintenance

Columnist Kevin Folsom provides both a long and short answer to this question about keeping ahead of maintenance schedules....Read More...

Belk Hall

Green Building Initiative New Project Certifications

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) has announced a diverse list of recently completed construction projects in the institutional, commercial, and retail...Read More...

American University Green Roof

Services & Maintenance: Greener Groundskeeping

The SITES rating system aims to generate the sustainability and resiliency of...Read More...