Author Archives: Charlie Woodruff

Building health: Future diagnoses (access required)

We have all experienced reports in recent months of bad air quality in the area due to nearby wild land fires, which are often accompanied by the suggestion to stay indoors to protect your health. While poor outdoor air quality ...

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Green building is an opportunity for industrial builders (access required)

When you think of industrial manufacturing facilities, like food-processing plants or large-scale bakeries, sustainability and resource efficiency might not immediately come to mind. These workhorse facilities, which include manufacturing buildings, warehouses, distribution centers and industrial campuses, are designed for maximum ...

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Builders and lenders, meet green building (access required)

Building science and technology have come a long way. Modern consumers are more sophisticated than they used to be. They have new expectations and demands for commercial and residential real estate, including increased personal comfort, multi-purpose design and environmental sustainability. ...

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