Deconstruction and Reuse: The Future of our Built Environment.

Construction Marketing Blog

I do believe that we can reimagine our world and our built environment in such a way that we can pull ourselves out of this trend and this tremendously expensive habitual behavior. The post Deconstruction and Reuse: The Future of our Built Environment. Environment Deconstruction ReuseHave you ever watched a building come down? I’ve seen everything from a neighborhood of large block tenement buildings blown up, to a small cottage being crunched by a bulldozer in an hour.

Greenbuild – The Target Rich Environment for Green People

Green Building Law Update

Greenbuild 2018 in Chicago will be “the” target rich environment for green people this year. I am often asked, “how can I expand my green building business?” And I have offered the same response for more than a decade – attend the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (.

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Prospering thru Green Building in a Changing Environment

Green Building Law Update

I spoke to a gathering of construction industry attorneys the other day about that t he changing environment of Federal government regulation portends huge business opportunities for green building.

Eastgate Offices for Environment Canada

SAB Magazine

Although it functions as a healthy, sustainable office space for its occupants in Edmonton, the building is also a 24/7, mission-critical facility designed to ensure that Environment Canada’s important weather forecasting work continues under any circumstances.

Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth

Business Facilities Blog

Florida’s 28 million miles of untapped, rural land creates an environment that is primed to manage both residential and manufacturing growth, with each complementing the other. Read: Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth at BusinessFacilities.com.

Uberization of Education in the Built Environment

Collaborative Construction

These “Value Add” business models thrive in the open and transparent environment of the world wide web, and prevail in head to head competition when deployed against “Waste Based” business models that extract profits from a known waste stream.

Collaborative Construction Blog: Makers of the Environment. a BIM.

Collaborative Construction

Makers of the Environment. Finith Jernigan, the author of the revolutionary BIG BIM little BIM has written a BIM oriented novel, Makers of the Environment. While BIG BIM little bim was a practical hands on guide to BIM adoption, Makers of the Environment takes the concept of information management to new heights. Makers of the Environment. Makers of the Environment. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Collaborative Construction Blog.

Choosing Flooring for Retail Environments

GCP Applied Technologies

Choosing Flooring for Retail Environments. In today’s retail environments, floors aren’t just a surface to walk on…they play a key role in helping create a positive customer experience. Phillip.fry@gc…. Fri, 05/11/2018 - 15:33. GCP Applied Technologies. May 11, 2018.

Choosing Flooring for Retail Environments

GCP Applied Technologies

Choosing Flooring for Retail Environments. In today’s retail environments, floors aren’t just a surface to walk on…they play a key role in helping create a positive customer experience. Phillip.fry@gc…. Fri, 05/11/2018 - 15:33. GCP Applied Technologies. May 11, 2018.

Aging infrastructure. Urban environment.

ENR Construction

The city of Pasadena needed to replace an aging boiler and steam turbine generator at its Glenarm Power Plant. The problem? The site was just yards away from a historic neighborhood and high school

Florida Creates Business-Friendly Environment To Grow In Today’s Global Market

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Florida Creates Business-Friendly Environment To Grow In Today’s Global Market at BusinessFacilities.com. From the Keys to the Panhandle, Florida welcomes you with the talented workforce, top-ranked infrastructure, global connectivity and quality of life your company needs.

Health & The Built Environment: Scales of Impact

Stok

So stok teamed up with ILFI and other changemakers to take a fresh look at one of the biggest movements in the industry: health and the built environment. The post Health & The Built Environment: Scales of Impact appeared first on stok.

Designing environments for memory care residents

BD+C

A recent study finds that by 2050 the number of individuals in the United States age 65 years and older with Alzheimer’s disease will nearly triple, from 5 million to 13.8 million. Because of this, there has been an increasing shift in design trends for memory care facilities, incorporating more thoughtful designs that heighten a resident’s experience while living there.

Home That Blends Into Its Environment

Jetson Green

The design was inspired by nature itself and the wish to “insert the building into the environment,” according to the architects. It is a very cool idea in terms of blending with its environment though.

Attorney General’s End of Third Party Settlements is Good for the Environment

Green Building Law Update

Stopping the misuse of settlement dollars will level the playing field for responsible businesses, allowing for the orderly administration of justice, while protecting the natural environment in communities across the country.

Green Design Saves Time and Environment

Jetson Green

So why not use Jarvis or some fancy engineering relative software and help save the environment? Home That Blends Into Its Environment. The most solar-panelled, sustainable material-using, eco-friendly building can still leave an unnecessary environmental footprint.

Water/Environment: Deep Rock Tunnel Connector Project

ENR Construction

The $71.4-million Deep Rock Connector Tunnel Project is part of a new 28-mile network of 189-ft-dia deep tunnels designed to eliminate combined sewage overflows that have plagued Indianapolis neighborhoods during heavy rains

10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship & Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Building Information Management

Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment. Efficient life-cycle management of the built environment requires ALL of the following. 10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship. As a Real Property Owner, how do are you doing?

Saint Gobain Study Shows Quality Indoor Environment Can Boost Productivity

ENR Construction

Saint-Gobain, one of the world's largest building materials makers, decided to prove the performance of its products in a real work setting by creating a high-performance environment in its North American headquarters in Malvern, Pa.,

Sovereign Power And the Built Environment

Collaborative Construction

Many advocates of BIM, consumed by their own hubris, mistakenly believe BIM – or as I define it (BIM)X – serves as a magic elixir, healing ills of all kinds in the built environment. As mandates for the use of BIM proliferate long term advocates of BIM – yours truly included – tend to cheer. But let''s not get too drunk on our own whiskey.

How the built environment can help the climate crisis

BD+C

The recent report delivered to the United Nations by the International Panel on Climate Change (I.P.C.C.) paints a dire picture of what will happen to the world if global temperatures rise above 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit), a threshold that scientists now believe could happen by 2040. Thousands of species will go extinct. Wildfires and food shortages will increase. Over 90% of the world’s coral reefs will disappear

Vicki O’Leary: Preventing Harassment to Make Jobsites a Safer and More Productive Environment for Workers

ENR Construction

On a dare from her ironworker brother in 1985, 21-year-old Vicki O’Leary took the ironworkers union apprenticeship test

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Pavement Entrepeneur Uses Recycled Tires to Protect Environment in Yellowstone National Park

ENR Construction

Growing up in the South Yorkshire mining village of Grimethorpe, England, Kevin Bagnall saw firsthand the effect humans can have on the environment

Building the Urban Environment: Earth Sensitive Design

Construction Informer

This podcast about building the urban environment examines where design meets the environmental challenges of cities. The post Building the Urban Environment: Earth Sensitive Design appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Google+. Construction Podcast

The Pros and Cons of an Engineering Degree In Today’s Environment

Construction Marketing Blog

Having doubts about getting that engineering degree? Perhaps this will help ease your concerns: according to a recent survey by Randstad CPE , engineers are less likely to worry about their job.

How to create healthy learning environments with active design

BD+C

An active environment helps students develop the body and mind, creating a setting where they learn to make healthy choices and establish habits that last a lifetime. The philosophy of active design makes a student’s well-being and health a key priority in campus design.

Our robotic future: Assessing AI's impact on the AEC profession and the built environment

BD+C

In 2013, Chieh Huang and others launched Boxed, an online wholesale retailer that quickly grew to over $100 million in annual sales—largely through automation. Last year, for example, it roboticized its entire fulfillment center in New Jersey. As the new system was being installed, one line worker asked Huang, “Are you still going to need me when that thing goes live?” The company managed to redeploy everyone and not lose a single staffer

Why corporate branded environments matter

BD+C

What is a brand? In my opinion, one of the best definitions is: a collection of perceptions and emotions in the mind of a customer or user that add value and enable choices. Strong brands are consistent, they know their audience, they differentiate with memorable experiences, and they inspire positive emotions among their users or audiences. A brand may be experienced in a variety of media and forms.

Governance Mechanisms that Work in the Built Environment

Collaborative Construction

Architecture that helps children fall in love with the environment

BD+C

It’s a simple story, but it illustrates the power of teaching children to respect the environment I remember a children’s story about a man who got angry when neighborhood kids threw rocks at ducks. He’d yell at them, but they would keep coming back to throw more rocks.

Award of Merit Water/Environment: Anacostia River Tunnel

ENR Construction

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Award of Merit Water/Environment: Meriden Green

ENR Construction

As part of a $15-million flood-control effort, a former flood-prone brownfield on the 14-acre site of a razed shopping mall was remediated and turned into a park

10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship & Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Building Information Management

Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment. Efficient life-cycle management of the built environment requires ALL of the following. Uncategorized Built Environment facilities stewardship integrated project delivery IPD job order contracting JOC LEAN lean construction lean facilities management life-cycle outcomes stewardship of the built environment10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship.

SAVE ENVIRONMENT WITH GREEN BUILDINGS

The Constructor

Ever since the existence of earth human being has been a unique and unequal creature. As it is said “necessity is the mother of invention”, the same. Building Technology Buildings Green Buildings Environmental Impact

Drone Introduced for Explosive Environments

ENR Construction

In a catalogue that offers specialized lighting and power equipment for use in hazardous locations, a company now is offering an explosion-proof drone with an impressive range and flight time, a useful payload capacity and a high price tag to match

Winning Expertise for the Auction Environment

Construction Business Owner

No construction company can complete a project without access to the right equipment. As your business fluctuates, it is important to monitor your equipment inventory, reallocate when necessary or expand your fleet to keep up with project schedules and potentially gain an edge over the competition

Best Water/Environment

ENR Construction

Alewife Stormwater Wetland Project. Bonus Regions

Best Water/Environment - Southern Delivery System Program

ENR Construction

The Southern Delivery System is an $825-million regional Colorado project that moves Arkansas River water from Pueblo Reservoir to the cities of Colorado Springs and Fountain, the Security Water District and Pueblo West Metropolitan District

Well Living Lab launches extensive study on how indoor environments affect people’s lives

BD+C

The Well Living Lab, a scientific research center, will launch a three-year study to determine how indoor environments impact people’s lives. The study will focus on how indoor environments affect: health, performance, stress and resiliency, sleep, and comfort.

Protect the Environment: Pick 5

Green Home Design Architect

All of us working together can make a huge difference in protecting the environment. Encourage people to Pick 5 for the Environment! Of course, this is a short list, feel free to add items you feel you can tackle to improve your local community and personal environment.