Selecting entrance systems for use in commercial and institutional buildings involves balancing multiple factors, including location, function, and appearance, along with the occupants’ frequency of use, the facility manager’s maintenance program, and the project’s budget and schedule.
WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Washington Gas, a WGL company (NYSE: WGL), announced today that its new Northwest Station Fleet Facility in Rockville, Maryland, earned LEED Gold Certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), exceeding the threshold of 60 credits by 3 points.
In the construction industry, falls are a major cause of workplace-related deaths, responsible for over a third of construction worker fatalities. Of fatal falls occurring between 1992 and 2009, one third total were from roofs.
Lead, asbestos, and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) are often found in aging construction materials, such as paint, sealant, roofing mastics and membranes, and plaster. To streamline future rehabilitation work and prepare for necessary abatement, it can be beneficial to incorporate testing for harmful compounds into the scope of a multi-building...
In March, more than 200 attendees were able to be part of the inaugural Conference on Piling and Ground Improvement Technology for the Modern Building and Infrastructure Sector in Melbourne, Australia.
The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) has announced the 17 winners of its 2017 Excellence in Hot-dip Galvanizing Awards, selected from among 120 innovative, versatile hot-dip galvanizing projects.
The 2017 CSI Northwest+West Bi-region conference is coming to the Sheraton Seattle Hotel from Thursday, May 18 to Saturday, May 20. Hosted by CSI’s Puget Sound Chapter, the conference has been specifically designed to provide the commercial building team with practical product and education solutions.