NYC Department Of Buildings Examines Drone Use For Inspections

New report looks at the potential for this technology to be used for building façade inspections. Currently, legal drone use in New York City is restricted to approved government agencies in response to specific emergencies. The post NYC Department Of Buildings Examines Drone Use For Inspections appeared first on Facility

CertainTeed's NO-COAT PRO Machine: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Onsite, time is always a factor and improved productivity is critical. The NO-COAT PRO Automatic Drywall Corner System is the only one of its kind in the industry which achieves highly durable, ready-to-install corners.

Report: Paint Peeling, Cracking on Airbus Jets

Multiple airlines, most recently Qatar Airways, have reported coating problems and ?early surface wear? with Airbus 350 jets.

Lawsuit Filed Over FL Condo Collapse

In a recent lawsuit filed on behalf of Champlain Towers South victims and family members, new allegations claim that the construction of a neighboring luxury building is what triggered the deadly collapse in Surfside, Florida.

Vitex with VAIRO Paint Receives Approval for Product Launch

It demonstrates more than 99.9% reduction of SARS-CoV2 on painted surfaces.

BASF Increases Prices for Additives for Paint and Coatings Industry Globally

Price increases of up to 35% are needed to compensate for surging raw material, transportation, and energy costs, among others.

eBook: Why Mobile Access Control Is The Essential Property Upgrade

Learn how to improve the life of your tenants and yourself by investing in a cloud-based, mobile access control system. The post eBook: Why Mobile Access Control Is The Essential Property Upgrade appeared first on Facility Executive Magazine.

Maryland General Assembly Convenes Special Session Next Week

The General Assembly will convene next week to consider Congressional redistricting. The General Assembly must also take up gubernatorial vetoes.

Small Business Reacts to the Auditor General Report Regarding Overpayments Made by the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency

The Auditor General released a report that indicates the Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has made overpayments of almost $4B from March 2020 August 2021.

Canadian building permits increase 1.3% in October

Statistics Canada reports the total value of building permits increased 1.3% to $10.3 billion in October, led by gains in British Columbia (+15.0%) and Ontario (+4.5%). Construction intentions in the non-residential sector were up 4.2%, while the residential sector edged down 0.1%.On a constant dollar basis (2012=100), building permits increased 0.7% to $7.0 billion. New Brunswick

4 experts on why sustainable mass timber is the green future of building

The biggest new idea in sustainable building is also one of the oldest construction materials around: timber. But this isn’t ordinary wood. Cross-laminated timber, as it’s known, is arguably the first major structural innovation since the invention of reinforced concrete more than 150 years ago. Cross-laminated timber itself has been in use for

Erie County Announces Mask Mandate for All Indoor Activities

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced a new mask mandate, effective Nov. 23rd, for staff, guests, and patrons at all indoor public locations.

Moving from BIM adoption to BIM optimization

If the digital transformation of architecture, engineering and construction is a destination, then Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the road that the industry is paving to get there. BIM encompasses the creation and management of buildings, infrastructure and other build-world assets, and can provide a model that can be used

New Balfour Beatty site cabins designed for disabled and neurodiverse

Balfour Beatty has launched a new site cabin design with integrated disability and neurodiverse features. The EcoSense cabins, designed in collaboration with Sunbelt Rentals, incorporate wider corridors for wheelchair users, coloured plug sockets and switches to assist the visually impaired, and tri-coloured LED lighting for those who are hyper-sensitive to

7 Steps of Digital Transformation Herald a Connected Era of Manufacturing

The pandemic has handed the manufacturing industry an opportunity to embrace digital transformation, overcome longstanding challenges, and meet today’s demands. Traditional manufacturing methods are out of step with consumer expectations, and products are failing to meet profit margins. As companies move through the steps of digital transformation in manufacturing toward

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