Construction employment was uninterrupted from May to June, but an increase in hourly pay and longer weeks, along with shrinking numbers of unemployed construction workers, suggest contractors would hire more people if they were available.
The CornellCookson Thermiser Max door is designed to stop air infiltration, especially around its perimeter. With an air leakage value of less than 0.3 cfm/sf, it exceeds the infiltration requirements of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-rise Residential Buildings.
CSI has endorsed three American Institute of Architects (AIA) contract documents for owners and consultants. This comes after a thorough review of the files by the Institute’s technical committee, which analyzed the files for good industry practice, consistency, and alignment with the CSIS core technical values.
The Stapleton Redevelopment project near Denver—a 16-year, $200-million endeavor—is still undergoing its transformation from an international airport to a thriving residential and mixed-use community. As the Colorado project progresses, final phases of asbestos abatement, demolition, and soil remediation are well underway.
Stainless steel is often used as a railing material, especially where corrosion resistance is a major concern. However, many design/construction professionals may be unaware of the finer nuances of selecting the right type of material. Having a better understanding of finishes is critical.
Over the past two decades, the design of recreation and assembly buildings has undergone numerous changes, brought about by everything from aesthetic trends and technology advances to demographic shifts and new understanding about occupant comfort and user experience. Another major factor has been ever-evolving building codes.
Richard (Dick) A. Eustis, PE, FCSI, CCCA, CSC, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 27, at a healthcare facility in Old Town, Maine, at the age of 83. Born on October 24, 1932, the CSI Distinguished Member, Fellow, and past-president made significant contributions at the Maine, Northeast Region, and Institute levels since joining in 1970.