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Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Garden Room terrace at Taliesin West. Photo by John Reed, 1948, The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York). Green Book Live MCS is an independent UKAS accredited quality assurance scheme assessing microgeneration products and installers against robust quality, performance and safety criteria. Products and installers must be MCS certified to be eligible for UK government financial incentives (including Feed-in Tariffs and the Renewable Heat Incentive). Apply for MCS certification Our technical experts can conduct the widest range of MCS assessments of any Certification Body. We certificate products and installers for solar PV, heat pumps, biomass, micro-CHP, solar thermal, wind turbines and pitched roof mounting systems. Manufacturers: Apply for MCS product certification

Building Performance Evaluation The Technology Strategy Board has committed up to £8m to fund the costs of building performance evaluation studies on domestic and non-domestic buildings. We will be funding individual companies and other organisations responsible for buildings for the total cost of evaluating the performance of case study buildings they design, build, own and/or operate. This will help builders and developers to deliver more efficient, better performing buildings. Studies on domestic buildings will cover either the period immediately post construction and into early occupation (Phase 1 studies), or a period of two years in-use for buildings less than 2 years old (Phase 2 studies).

Aurecon Christchurch The islands of New Zealand lie in the south-west Pacific Ocean. It is about 1 600 km from both Australia and Polynesia. Although New Zealand seems to be in an isolated position geographically, it offers close access to international markets through free trade and economic co-operation agreements with a number of countries including Australia, China, Singapore, Thailand, Chile and Brunei. New Zealand has a mixed economy which operates on free market principles. It has sizeable manufacturing and service sectors complementing a highly efficient agricultural sector. Exports of goods and services account for around one third of real expenditure GDP.

OMA OMA is a leading international partnership practicing architecture, urbanism, and cultural analysis. OMA's buildings and masterplans around the world insist on intelligent forms while inventing new possibilities for content and everyday use. OMA is led by six partners - Rem Koolhaas, Ellen van Loon, Reinier de Graaf, Shohei Shigematsu, Iyad Alsaka, and David Gianotten - and sustains an international practice with offices in Rotterdam, New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Doha.

LEED Know we're back! We know. "In The Know" took a several week long — unannounced — hiatus. Maggie and I apologize, but we have been working on a number of international efforts that have kept us occupied! About RenSMART is a private company set up to promote actions to mitigate accelerated climate change due to human factors. RenSMART will help visitors to its web site by finding, analysing and supporting these activities and supplying traceable information to help decision makers implement these actions. All information supplied by will be provided with links or references allowing the information to be traced back to its original source. Wherever possible, this source will be as close to the primary source as possible. Often, where this information is on web sites that are prone to changes, the source documents will be stored by RenSMART in our document library.

Neighbourhood Engineers Awards About the Awards The Neighbourhood Engineers Awards have been sponsored by Transpower since 2003. The aim of the Awards is to create a greater awareness of the engineering profession and encourage innovative thinking in the areas of engineering and technology. Neighbourhood Engineers volunteer their services solely to assist students in educational activities. Their advice may not be used or relied upon for any other purpose. The Awards are open to all primary, intermediate and secondary schools in New Zealand and are a practical way to enhance the technology curriculum.

Sifang art museum The former Sifang Art Museum is located in the city center of Nanjing, occupying the third floor of an office building. Under the direction of renowned art historian and critic Li XiaoShan, over thirty exhibitions were successfully held. Main Exhibitions: 1. Green Globes: The Green Building Initiative Green Globes is a web-based program for green building guidance and certification that includes an onsite assessment by a third party. Backed by excellent customer support, Green Globes offers a streamlined and affordable alternative to LEED as a way to advance the overall environmental performance and sustainability of commercial buildings. The program has modules supporting new construction - Green Globes for New Construction (NC), existing buildings – Green Globes for Continual Improvement of Existing Buildings (CIEB), and Healthcare buildings – Green Globes CIEB for Healthcare.

Construction Articles, News & Best Practices Guides 5 Ways BIM Can Lower Costs, Speed Production and Delight Home Buyers Homebuilders are increasingly adopting building information modeling (BIM) for use in their design and planning processes. BIM has many benefits for both homebuilders and buyers. Here are 5 best practices for using BIM to improve the custom homebuilding experience. 7 Ways HVAC Companies Earn Five-Star Reviews on Yelp Ninety percent of Yelp users use online reviews to make purchasing decisions. Electrical Engineering - Building Jagadish and more than 30 years’ experience in design consultation, supervision and construction of a significant number of international and local projects in various sectors including commercial, retail, residential, public works, transport and infrastructure, hotels and culture. In particular Jagadish has gained significant experience in design consultancy, CAD design drawing preparation, shop drawing preparation, contracting, retail, development, office construction, business parks, data centres, fit out, palaces, villas and apartments, schools, universities, private health facilities, public health facilities, public administration buildings, airports, industrial, manufacturing and distribution, energy and utilities, roads, water, waste water, sewage, sewage treatment plants, marine, hotels and resorts, sports and leisure.

Autodesk Ecotect Sustainable Building Design Software Effective March 20, 2015, new licenses to Autodesk® Ecotect® Analysis software will no longer be available for purchase. Autodesk will integrate functionality similar to Ecotect Analysis into the Revit® product family. This change will allow Autodesk to shift resources, maximizing development efforts on BIM and cloud-based solutions for building performance analysis and visualization. Customers with active Subscription contracts for Ecotect Analysis software will continue to receive access to their benefits, including support and the use of eligible previous versions of the software until their contracts expire. Customers who purchased Ecotect Analysis software with Maintenance Subscription, will continue to use their perpetual license even after expiry.

Architecture – DPDS Planning and Architecture Architecture Susan Cupples 2014-01-15T11:46:16+00:00 DPDS Architecture provides the full range of architectural services from preliminary appraisal of client needs through design and procurement to successful handover of a completed project. Our philosophy is simple; we apply our imagination and creative thinking to our client’s brief to develop cost effective and environmentally sensitive solutions that are as attractive as they are practical.

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