Data-driven science, control systems and even journalism are in vogue today, reflecting the increasing reliance on real facts and figures – rather than experience or subjective opinions – to drive successful pursuits.
This course covers the history of value engineering, the benefits it provides (even those beyond the budget), the value engineering methodology, when value engineering should happen and when it absolutely should not.
Among the most fundamental of architectural elements is the roof. Its principal purpose is to shelter a building’s occupants, contents, and structure from the elements, most critically from precipitation.
To keep interior spaces warm in the winter (and nice and cool in the summer), Building Teams report adopting more advanced approaches to envelope design and construction, whether for big-ticket cladding choices, window edge details, or meticulous
Designing and constructing the most durable and energy efficient building enclosures requires careful integration of materials and assemblies—as well as integration of the various disciplines on the project team.