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How Can Mechanical Systems Protect Against COVID-19 in the Workplace?

Jensen to offer insights during GreenBuild Virtual Expo Hall.
 

Jalayerian Explains How to Optimize Energy Performance During ASHRAE Event

Energy use in tall commercial buildings has declined steadily for decades, in part because innovative measures and stricter codes have helped optimize energy performance.
 

Jalayerian to Explain How Best to Optimize Energy Performance in Tall Buildings

Tall buildings are large energy consumers, including both embodied energy and operational energy. How can this energy consumption be kept at a minimum – or even reach net zero?
 

5G to Have Major Impact on Manufacturing, Distribution Facilities

For manufacturing and distribution facilities, the introduction of 5G – the next generation of cellular wireless – could be a game-changer down the line.
 

Wolf Lobbies for a Better Design in Security Management Piece

The main entrance to a commercial office building plays an important part in establishing the building’s identity. One important element of that identity is security.
 

Zelazny Explains Steps to Historic Certification at Chicago Building

The news is out that 151 North Franklin in Chicago, developed by The John Buck Company, became the first high-rise building in the United States to earn the WELL v1 Core & Shell Gold certification. But how did it happen?
 

Lakhta Center, an ESD Project, Is Almost Finished

The Lakhta Center, an office building in St. Petersburg, Russia that soars above 1,500 feet, is nearing the final stages of construction.
 

Jalayerian Gets Ball Rolling on CTBUH Technical Guide

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) technical guides – featuring glossy pages with colorful graphics – are avidly read by those in the tall-building industry. And the next one is starting to take shape. 
 

Jalayerian Offers Insights About Jeddah Tower Work During Interview

Every building needs mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. But with a massive project like the Jeddah Tower, slated to be the world’s tallest building, the planning and installation of these systems is a gargantuan undertaking.