August 2010: Design/Build


Integrated project delivery (IPD) is defined by the American Institute of Architects (AIA)...

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

(Editor's Note: This article is a follow-up to Joe Kelly's full profile...

Last month’s column used the BP oil spill as an example of the...

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| August 2010
Even after 30 years-plus of power-quality monitoring, no national design code standard exists for minimizing the impact of power quality phenomena; there isn’t an equivalent

| August 2010
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

| August 2010
Renewable power faces many challenges in the quest for greater adoption nationwide.

| August 2010
Researchers from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), a public technical university in the Netherlands, have shown how the energy yield of relatively cheap solar panels

| August 2010
The very nature of design/build projects requires you to participate in the design process. You may even feel comfortable with assisting in this process.