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Timber's popularity growing within commercial construction

Research, testing and new codes could accelerate development of taller wooden buildings


Saving Construction Projects One Skyscraper at a Time

From the start, the Building by Daman was to stand out as an architectural marvel among the cityscape of Dubai, UAE -- one that was already a testament to man’s limitless achievements in building design and construction.

Tapping the goldmine of building data

Connected buildings provide valuable information to increase efficiency

Is your LED retrofit safe?

UL provides safe path for new lighting technologies to be installed into commercial buildings

IAQ in Hospitals: CDC Guidelines Part 2

As discussed in my last post, indoor air quality (IAQ) is of critical concern in hospitals and other medical facilities where airborne contaminants are particularly hazardous to both patients and medical workers.

LG technology helps with efficiency of airboat tour building expansion

Owners: HVAC system helps 'guests feel ultimate comfort and aren’t disturbed any operational sounds.'

The state of sustainable steel

New grades, construction techniques likely to allow for more efficient design of buildings

From start to finish: Commercial duct sealing from the inside

The air seeping from cracks, crevices and pinholes in the ducting of commercial buildings applies an undesirable financial pinch. All that conditioned air, wasted after HVAC systems work to bring it to comfortable levels for occupants, costs facilities some $5...

Sponsor: Aeroseal

Conserving resources in commercial facilities

Efforts can have significant impact on lowering energy bills

IAQ in Hospitals: CDC Guidelines Part 1

Indoor air quality is a concern in any commercial environment but it is particularly significant in hospitals and other healthcare facilities where the spread of environmental and airborne pathogens can have particularly serious consequences.

Connecting the Dots: 2015 Legionnaires Outbreak and Duct Leaks

The 2015 outbreak of Legionnaires Disease in New York sparked interest in duct sealing that continues to this day. Immediately following reports of the outbreak, contractors reported a surge of inquires from property owners and facility managers wanting more information about the role that duct leakage played in the spread of the disease.

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The Largest Living Building Challenge Certified School in the Country

Sustainability drives both the curriculum and building design for The Willow School, so when the school was designing its fourth building – the Health, Wellness and Nutrition Center – the project team selected a Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) zoning system from Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating

VRF Zoning Systems: An Innovative Technology for Sustainable Building Design

This paper describes the major benefits of VRF systems and how to garner LEED points by applying these systems.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating

How to Achieve LEED Points by Installing VRF HVAC Systems

A state-of-the-art HVAC technology, Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) systems are poised for growth in all areas of commercial construction because they provide precise zoned control that can contribute points toward LEED® certifications. This paper describes the major benefits of VRF systems and how to garner LEED points by applying these systems.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating

The Oklahoma City Boathouse District Uses Variable Refrigerant Flow

The Oklahoma City Boathouse District is central to the city's vibrancy, with six buildings offering athletic training, event spaces, activities for children and adults, and more. With such a wide range of cooling and heating needs, it’s no surprise that the five newest Boathouse District buildings use Variable Refrigerant Flow.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating

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