MONTHLY ARCHIVES: DECEMBER 2010 //

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BIM + the Building Envelope

By Jeff Yoders | Posted in Articles

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Building envelope design is a specialized area of architectural and engineering practice that draws from all aspects of building science and indoor climate control. This includes structural integrity, moisture control, temperature/thermal control, and control of air pressure boundaries to create a continuous barrier between a building’s interior and the outside elements. [+]

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DEC

Integrated Project Delivery from the Builder’s Perspective

By Phillip G. Bernstein, FAIA LEED © AP | Posted in Articles

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Times remain challenging for the U.S. building industry.  The economy weighs heavily on each of us, the supply chain is rapidly getting globalized (even if it feels like most of the work is in China) and every day brings some sort of new technological innovation.  [+]