Commercial

October 26, 2017

Dodge Data: New construction starts jump 14% in September

The value of new construction starts in September soared 14% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $814.8 billion, according to Dodge […]
October 26, 2017

Christina Kolkas joins Ware Malcomb as Toronto Director of Interior Architecture & Design

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced in October that Christina Kolkas has joined the firm as Director, Interior Architecture & Design in the Toronto […]
October 26, 2017

Greywater do’s and don’ts for FMs

One of the many ways commercial facilities are reducing water consumption is to use greywater. Greywater is referred to as “gently used” water coming from restroom […]
October 26, 2017

Dodge Momentum Index declines in September

The Dodge Momentum Index fell in September, moving 8.4% lower to 116.4 (2000=100) from the revised August reading of 127.1. The Momentum Index is a monthly […]
October 26, 2017

Ware Malcomb named no. 1 architecture firm in Orange County, Calif.

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced it has been ranked #1 among architectural firms in Orange County according to the Orange County Business Journal. […]
October 26, 2017

The FM’s bookshelf: ‘Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy’ by Tim Harford

Could Atlanta or Phoenix have grown into the cities they are today without the invention of air condition? What role does air condition play in the […]
October 20, 2017

Deloitte Resources survey: 61% say customers want sustainability

The Deloitte Resources 2017 survey examined the views of American consumers and businesses about their attitudes and practices when it comes to sustainability and the use of […]
October 20, 2017

ASHRAE LowDown Showdown Challenge teams aim for net zero

Five teams competed to design and model a near net-zero energy building on an existing 43,942 Atlanta square foot office and warehouse during ASHRAE’s third annual […]
October 20, 2017

Interface lauds California carpet recycling bill

Interface, Inc. expresses its support for AB 1158, signed into law by California Gov. Jerry Brown Oct. 14. The law builds on and enhances the state’s current carpet recycling program […]
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