Post-Occupancy Performance

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Dropping LEED

Baltimore, one of the first U.S. cities to mandate LEED, has switched to the International Green Construction Code 2012 as an overlay to the city's building, fire, and related codes. More

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Architects to Help Promote NIBS Performance-Based Guide

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced it has agreed to support a new performance-based guide developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS). The National Performance-Based Design Guide (NPBDG) is the first broad-reaching performance-based tool for use by facility owners and building industry professionals. More

High-Performance Exterior for Loyola University New Orleans Renovation of Monroe Hall
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High-Performance Exterior for Loyola University New Orleans Renovation of Monroe Hall

Cost-saving facade option brought to light by New Orleans mason contractor More

New Rugged, Windows-based, 12.5” FHD tablet
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New Rugged, Windows-based, 12.5” FHD tablet

Motion Computing introduces the Motion® R12 Rugged Platform, designed to empower... More

ASTM Committee on Manufactured Masonry Units Elects Chin as Chairman
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ASTM Committee on Manufactured Masonry Units Elects Chin as Chairman

Ian Chin, vice president and senior principal at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates... More

Oldcastle Architectural Donates $10,000 To Skills USA’s National Masonry Program
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Oldcastle Architectural Donates $10,000 To Skills USA’s National Masonry Program

Oldcastle Architectural has donated $10,000 to Skills USA, providing the... More

Marine Corps Reserve Training Center (MCRTC)
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Marine Corps Reserve Training Center (MCRTC)

Design-Build new construction 26,910 SF Marine Reserve Training Center with... More

Killeen Police Headquarters, Killeen, Texas
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Killeen Police Headquarters, Killeen, Texas

The new 81,000 SF LEED Gold Police Headquarters represents a sustainable, inviting... More

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The New Federal Building

The New Federal Building in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is a two story, 127,000 square foot structure housing Federal Courts, US Bankruptcy Court, US Attorney, US Marshall Service, US Senator, and US Representative. The exterior wall system is comprised of a cast concrete back-up with a limestone veneer consisting of over 10,000 pieces ranging in thickness from 4" to 8" resulting in a total weight of limestone material of 5.3 million pounds. More

École Viscount Alexander Building Envelope Retrofit
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École Viscount Alexander Building Envelope Retrofit

A major $6.5 Mil building envelope retrofit to Ecole Viscount Alexander in... More

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