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Smart Construction for Volatile Economies In today's economy, companies are continually tasked to do more with less. Rather than relying on the lowest bidder to complete building and construction projects, consider the building's...

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Building for High-Corrosive Environments Corrosion refers to the deterioration of metal, which is caused by its reaction with the...

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Seismic Design of High-Rise Buildings Seismic Design of High-Rise...

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Alternative Evacuation Design Solutions for High-Rise Buildings Alternative Evacuation Design Solutions for High-Rise...

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Eurocode 8 and Italian Code: A Comparison of Safety Levels and Classification of Interventions on Existing Masonry Buildings Eurocode 8 and Italian Code: A Comparison of Safety Levels and Classification of Interventions on Existing Masonry...

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Building Rating and Certification in the US Building Community Building Rating and Certification in the US Building...

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Draft 2010 California Green Building Standards Code Draft 2010 California Green Building Standards...

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Effective Use of Third-Party Inspectors for Enforcing the Building Energy Code Effective Use of Third-Party Inspectors for Enforcing the Building Energy...

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Tsunami Evacuation Buildings (TEBs): A New Risk Management Approach to Cascadia Earthquakes and Tsunamis Tsunami Evacuation Buildings (TEBs): A New Risk Management Approach to Cascadia Earthquakes and...

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Green Building Practices and the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Historic Preservation Green Building Practices and the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Historic Preservation...

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The Green Building Revolution: Addressing and Managing Legal Risks and Liabilities The Green Building Revolution: Addressing and Managing Legal Risks and...

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Energy Performance and Closed-Cell Spray Foam: A Better Building Technology Energy Performance and Closed-Cell Spray Foam: A Better Building...

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Retrocommissioning Your Building to Create Savings Retrocommissioning Your Building to Create...

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Urban Design Skills Working Group Report to the Minister for Housing, Planning and Regeneration, DTLR Urban Design Skills Working Group Report to the Minister for Housing, Planning and Regeneration,...

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Reasons to Use Architectural Mesh for Car Parks Many people think of multi-storey car parks as cold, dark and depressing. They are functional, but not attractive buildings. However, Architectural Wire Mesh has the potential to radically...

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The Steel Alternative Curtain Wall and Roof Glazing Systems Wrightstyle Ltd, design, test and supply a range of high quality specialist steel and stainless steel glazing systems. Our involvement in the architectural metalwork industry is extensive,...

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Wrightstyle Develops the Ultimate Unlatched Fire Door It is the ultimate unlatched fire-resistant door system that architects and interior designers have wanted to specify for years. The breakthrough fire door system from Wrightstyle now...

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Liberta Solar and Glass Facade Catalogue Architecturally impressive glass facade for converting sun rays into energy. The most cost-effective choice for a fully-glazed facade that generates energy from the sun. Investment that...

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Re-Assessing Green Building Performance This paper, put forward by the US Department of Energy, informs the General Services Administration on how their sustainably designed buildings are performing in comparison to industry baselines...

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Issues in Green Building and the Federal Response This white paper, presented by the Congressional Research Service, discusses the concept of green building and major federal policies relating to green...

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Lummel: Combining Craftmanship and Technology for the Metalworking Trade Lummel has played a huge role in developing the classic metalworking trade, cleverly combining the classic technology of the 21st century with perfect craftsmanship to produce creative...

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Jbn Sound Solutions: The Intelligent Sound System Imagine dancing underneath thousands of pumping speakers while only metres away people are working, dining or holding normal conversations with ambient background...

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Space Efficiency in High-Rise Office Buildings Space Efficiency in High-Rise Office...

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Sustainable Building Refurbishment by Integration of Solar Thermal Collectors Sustainable Building Refurbishment by the Integration of Solar Thermal...

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University Of California: Policy on Sustainable Practices University Of California: Policy on Sustainable...

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Comprehensive Urban Renewal: More than Building Regeneration: a Case Study in Vienna Comprehensive Urban Renewal: More than Building Regeneration: a Case Study in...

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Sustainability and the Dynamics of Green Building Sustainability and the Dynamics of Green...