A new study comparing the construction costs of brick buildings to five common exteriors shows that brick with CMU costs less than precast concrete, metal panel curtain wall and glass panel curtain wall systems.
EdR, one of the nation's largest developers, owners and managers of high-quality collegiate housing communities, today announced it has started construction on a community pedestrian to Iowa State University in a joint venture with developer, River Caddis Development.
ADI Energy, an energy services company headquartered in Smithfield, Rhode Island, announced today it completed construction of a significant LED Lighting Upgrade at the US Department of Energy (DOE) James Forrestal Building in Washington DC.
EwingCole, an award-winning architecture and engineering firm based in Philadelphia, has designed a $60,000,000 renovation to The Pavilion, home of the 2016 NCAA men's basketball champion Villanova Wildcats.
The UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country is participating in a study into treating them with a magnesium-rich additive as opposed to traditional, lime-based applications
Lumber Liquidators, the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, has debuted their new Dream Home Ultra X2O Laminate as part of its Spring Flooring Season.
FWave, LLC (F-Wave™) is pleased to announce its F-Wave Revia™ synthetic roofing shingle product line at the International Roofing Expo (IRE). F-Wave has intelligently designed this revolutionary shingle without asphalt or granules.
A new technique of manufacturing ceramics has been developed by material scientists at ETH Zurich. With this technique, starting materials no longer have to be fired. Instead, using high pressure at room temperature, they are compacted in a considerably more energy-efficient process.
According to a new study from the University of Portsmouth, using living organisms such as fungi or bacteria as a substitute to chemical fertilizers can enhance the soil biodiversity of green roofs.
Results of a massive new project to map and classify the earthquake shaking potential across most of the Las Vegas metropolitan area will help developers there build in safer and less expensive ways.
ComEd announced that it has been awarded LEED Gold green building certification for its Chicago Training Center (CTC) building that opened last year. The Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is the foremost program for design, construction and operation of green buildings.
Loyola University Chicago’s Center for Translational Research and Education (CTRE) has received the prestigious LEED® gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to introduce a new non-halogen polyisocyanurate insulation: EnergyGuard™ NH Polyiso Insulation Board.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota and University of Milano-Bicocca are bringing the dream of windows that can efficiently collect solar energy one step closer to reality thanks to high-tech silicon nanoparticles.
The building sector contributes up to 30% of global annual greenhouse gas emissions, thus it plays a vital role in mitigating climate change. Building with wood is a part of the solution, as wood is the only construction material that stores carbon.
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