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    Introducing Econiq™ – The World’s First Net-Zero Carbon Steel at Scale

    Econiq™ is the world’s first net-zero carbon steel at scale. Produced by Nucor, Econiq was introduced to offer steel consumers emissions-free steel products to help them meet their sustainability goals. The green economy is being built on steel, and the steel it’s made from matters. Econiq is not a specific steel product, but a net-zero certification that will cover all of Nucor’s steelmaking product line, the most comprehensive in the U.S. market. Learn more about this new offering from Nucor… Read More »Introducing Econiq™ – The World’s First Net-Zero Carbon Steel at Scale

      Salesforce Tower Chicago

      Salesforce Tower Chicago is making its debut as the 17th tallest skyscraper in the Windy City.This emerging steel marvel will feature 1.2 million usable square feet and stand 60 stories above the peninsular 333 Wolf Point Plaza. From ground level to the top floor, Salesforce Tower Chicago will boast a glass-clad exterior framed by highstrength steel. The secret to this 25,000-square foot-glass-plated tower’s structural soundness lies within the beautiful synergy of architecture and engineering and the most advanced high-strength steel… Read More »Salesforce Tower Chicago

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            Research Document: Installation Comparison of Combination Window Units

            Andersen engaged RSMeans data, from Gordian, the most trusted source of construction cost data for over 70 years. RSMeans was tasked with conducting a time and motion study comparing the productivity differences of one installation of four 100 Series window units with Easy Connect Joining vs. four leading industry competitor window units with ½” steel reinforced aluminum field mull. Data was collected on the installation of both window assemblies over the course of a single day. The purpose of the… Read More »Research Document: Installation Comparison of Combination Window Units

              Multi-Family Living Window Style Survey

              In a survey of 2,000 respondents, we asked the unasked questions about what really makes an apartment or condo feel like home, and how the choices of window color, style and material impact this. We uncover the link between the feeling of home and the value of that to renters. It looks at various upgrades that are considered desirable by people looking to rent an apartment or condo. The results show how window choice can impact that feeling of home… Read More »Multi-Family Living Window Style Survey

                Light in the Visible Spectrum Can Kill COVID-19, a New Study Asserts

                Ultraviolet light is an important tool in the fight against COVID-19, and is being used to disinfect everything from hospital CT scanners to firefighters’ boots. HVAC systems incorporate UV lights to reduce the spread of the airborne disease in building interiors. UV radiation occurs at wavelengths from 10 to 400 nanometers, and is largely invisible to the human eye. However, it can, at certain wavelengths, cause significant damage to our eyesight, skin, and immune system, undermining its utility as an… Read More »Light in the Visible Spectrum Can Kill COVID-19, a New Study Asserts

                  The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Open a Window Onto the Industry’s Future for Architects and Engineers

                  The 82nd annual Dodge Construction Outlook Conference will occur on November 3 from 11:00–3:30 (EDT). Although the conference will be virtual this year, due to COVID-19, it remains a cornerstone event for construction industry leaders and the media. Its forecasts offer critical insights into the U.S. economy and the construction market. The conference will feature two keynotes: The 2021 construction industry findings will be presented by Dodge Data & Analytics’ chief economist Richard Branch and will outline the risks and opportunities… Read More »The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Open a Window Onto the Industry’s Future for Architects and Engineers

                    The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Illuminate New Possibilities for Data in Commercial Construction

                    The 82nd annual Dodge Construction Outlook Conference will occur on November 3 from 11:00–3:30 (EDT). Although the conference will be virtual this year, due to COVID-19, it remains a cornerstone event for construction industry leaders and the media. Its forecasts offer critical insights into the U.S. economy and the construction market. The conference will feature two keynotes: The 2021 construction industry findings will be presented by Dodge Data & Analytics’ chief economist Richard Branch and will outline the risks and opportunities… Read More »The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Illuminate New Possibilities for Data in Commercial Construction

                      The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Help Subcontractors Adapt to Supply Chain Instabilities

                      The 82nd annual Dodge Construction Outlook Conference will occur on November 3 from 11:00–3:30 (EDT). Although the conference will be virtual this year, due to COVID-19, it remains a cornerstone event for construction industry leaders and the media. Its forecasts offer critical insights into the U.S. economy and the construction market. The conference will feature two keynotes: The 2021 construction industry findings will be presented by Dodge Data & Analytics’ chief economist Richard Branch and will outline the risks and opportunities… Read More »The 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference Will Help Subcontractors Adapt to Supply Chain Instabilities