Thomas E. Glavinich

Freelance Writer

Thomas E. Glavinich is an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Kansas. He can be reached at 785.864.3435 and

Articles by Thomas E. Glavinich

June 2007
The concept of what a building is and how it should function is changing rapidly in the 21st century. Traditionally, a building is simply a physical object composed of a structural skeleton, an outer skin that provides a boundary between the building occupants and the outside environment, and a collection of independent systems that establish the building’s internal environment. READ MORE
May 2007
What becoming an IBS contractor can mean for you READ MORE
May 2007
Establishing an equipotential job site READ MORE
April 2007
Become an IBS contractor: READ MORE
April 2007
What can IT do for you? READ MORE
March 2007
Good for the environment; good for business: Concern about the environment and the future of our planet has become the focal point of everyday conversation, political debate and media coverage in the United States toda; in the past, this debate has been focused on the industrial, manufacturing and transportation sectors; now, energy usage and its associated environmental impacts have become a majo READ MORE
February 2007
What to do with buildings suited for the past: READ MORE
February 2007
Energy strategies abound for integrated buildings: READ MORE
January 2007
LEED ushering construction into future: READ MORE