August 2010: Design/Build

 

Integrated project delivery (IPD) is defined by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in its 20

Standard 189.1, the Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Res

(Editor's Note: This article is a follow-up to Joe Kelly's full profile report in the July issue.

Last month’s column used the BP oil spill as an example of the risk associated with a “good enough”


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August 2010
Testing the loss of an installed fiber optic cable plant involves checking the loss of the fiber itself, plus any splices and terminations added during installation. READ MORE
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In an effort to dramatically cut energy use at one of the country’s premier academic and research institutions, Massachusetts-based utility NSTAR and MIT are teaming up to la READ MORE
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The term “smart grid” is getting a lot of use these days, with related stimulus funding reaching into the billions of dollars and the popular press promising Jetsons-like adv READ MORE
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A new type of heat pump being developed at Purdue University could allow residents in cold climates to cut their heating bills in half. READ MORE

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