To View Building Trades Videos

To View Building Trades Videos CISCO and CTA have teamed up to create videos of various building trades apprenticeship programs and virtual tours of their Training Centers.  Click here.See Original Article CISCO Announces Scholarship Program Underway for 2022 Awards CISCO Announces Scholarship Program Underway for 2022 Awards CISCO has begun to accept applications for its …

Washington whiskey facility Phase 2 incorporates sustainable softwood

Washington whiskey facility Phase 2 incorporates sustainable softwood Quincy, Washington’s newly rebuilt Woodinville Whiskey facility warehouses marry contemporary technology with traditional rustic style, using sustainably sourced softwoods which underwent a process to gain sturdy, hardwood-like properties. The post Washington whiskey facility Phase 2 incorporates sustainable softwood appeared first on Construction Specifier. See Original Article Chicago …

Create sleek and sophisticated outdoor spaces with Soreno slabs from Unilock

Create sleek and sophisticated outdoor spaces with Soreno slabs from Unilock These new large-format slabs have a sleek, modern look with a fine stone structure which discretely highlights the natural character of every unit. The post Create sleek and sophisticated outdoor spaces with Soreno slabs from Unilock appeared first on Construction Specifier. See Original Article …

New York Penn Station prepares for the future with $73M expansion project

New York Penn Station prepares for the future with $73M expansion project Preliminary design work will soon begin for a $73 million project to renovate and expand New York Penn Station to double its transit capacity. The post New York Penn Station prepares for the future with $73M expansion project appeared first on Construction Specifier. …

Failures: Stain-less is not stain-zero

Failures: Stain-less is not stain-zero Stainless steel is commonly used to provide architectural metal fabrications that are corrosion resistant without the need for paint or other coatings. The post Failures: Stain-less is not stain-zero appeared first on Construction Specifier. See Original Article Industry veteran awarded for commitment to steel standards development Established in 2007, AISI’s …

AIA, mindful MATERIALS partner to promote product sustainability

AIA, mindful MATERIALS partner to promote product sustainability The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and non-government organization mindful MATERIALS have partnered to create a database of sustainable material specifications and encourage firms to sign AIA’s Architecture & Design (A&D) Materials Pledge. The post AIA, mindful MATERIALS partner to promote product sustainability appeared first on Construction …

Specifying building wrap for moisture management and drainage

Specifying building wrap for moisture management and drainage Among the many performance characteristics expected of today’s building wraps, draining bulk water is increasingly gaining importance. The post Specifying building wrap for moisture management and drainage appeared first on Construction Specifier. See Original Article Cool roofs 101: Planning and specification considerations Cool roof and wall materials …

GBI marks milestone in green commercial space certification

GBI marks milestone in green commercial space certification The Green Building Initiative (GBI) recently awarded Minneapolis, Minnesota’s IDS Center office skyscraper a Three Green Globes certification, pushing the total commercial space with the certification to more than 4.6 million m2 (500 million sf). The post GBI marks milestone in green commercial space certification appeared first …

Texas A&M gets $3.74M for 3D-printed hempcrete buildings research

Texas A&M gets $3.74M for 3D-printed hempcrete buildings research A plan from Texas A&M University researchers to 3D print new resilient buildings using hempcrete has received a $3.74 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The post Texas A&M gets $3.74M for 3D-printed hempcrete buildings research appeared first on Construction Specifier. See Original …

UIC School of Architecture appoints ‘creative powerhouse’ as director

UIC School of Architecture appoints ‘creative powerhouse’ as director The School of Architecture at University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) has appointed veteran architect and “creative powerhouse” Florencia Rodriguez to serve as director and advance the school’s commitment to the intersection of practice and theory. The post UIC School of Architecture appoints ‘creative powerhouse’ as director …