More stories about Buildings %26 Facilities

  • Beyond constructability

    Imagine how much your operations and maintenance efficiency would improve if you had an owner's manual for each facility.

  • Renewable Renovation

    Transit agency tests nature's ability to power a train turnaround.

  • Hatch railing system for roof doors

  • Prepare Before Repair

    Eliminating substrate imperfections protects your investment in protective coatings.

  • First Strike

  • Above the Deluge

    Precast concrete buildings stand above the alternatives in flood-prone areas.

  • Iron Constitution

    One of the nation's largest tipping floors cuts repair time in half.

  • Home, Sweet Home

    Over the past decade, three Chicago suburb consolidated multiple-building public works compounds into modern buildings that increase productivity.

  • From Preventive to Proactive

    Many cities use geographic information systems (GIS) combined with asset management software to manage infrastructure, but buildings often get short shrift. But now forward-thinking facility managers, are also using technology to bring their role out of the basement and into the modern world.

  • Michigan city chips in on ‘green’effort

    Battle Creek is the latest municipality to implement eco-friendly practices in its infrastructure management operations