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Oslo airport campus

REMI Network

Oslo airport campus to be energy-positive

Plans for the 260-acre site are aligned with the Norwegian government's commitment to shift to a low-carbon economy.
retail real estate

REMI Network

U.S. retail real estate remains competitive

Recent analysis from MSCI finds that retail asset performance actually edged slightly ahead of non-retail assets in the 2012-2017 period.
HVAC manufacturers

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U.S. HVAC manufacturers steel for job loss

The association representing American HVAC manufacturers calls threatened new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports "injurious" to the sector and to manufacturing jobs in general.
UK housing data standard

Canadian Apartment Magazine

UK housing data standard promises efficiencies

A newly released data standard is the first step in an envisioned common platform for the United Kingdom's housing providers to manage and integrate information.
antibiotic resistance

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High levels of antibiotic resistance found globally

Global data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections.
short list rivals


Short list rivals undercut Toronto on housing

An overview of median list prices among the 19 American contenders for Amazon's second headquarters reveals a wide gulf between New York and every other market, while Toronto is largely matched with Los Angeles as the next most expensive cities.
Ecommerce fulfillment centres

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Ecommerce fulfillment centres pilot new staff

Human staff have begun testing the first prototype of a collaborative robot, called a cobot, which has been designed to learn through observation and respond proactively when assistance is required.
resilient design

Design Quarterly

USGBC adopts building resilient rating standard

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has formally adopted RELi, a building resilience rating standard, which will soon become a global rating system.

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USGBC releases LEED in Motion: Transportation report

Study focuses on industry growth in the green building sector for transportation facilities like airport terminal buildings bus centers and more.

REMI Network

Demand for UV disinfection equipment to multiply

Global demand for ultraviolet disinfection equipment is expected to rise as users seek to improve water quality and reduce chemical use.
housing damage

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NZ quake study gets to heart of housing damage

Researchers have drawn a link between destabilized housing conditions and a higher than normal heart attack rate in the aftermath of New Zealand's 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.
Hurricane Harvey recovery

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Retailers key to Hurricane Harvey recovery

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) reports that thousands of stores have suffered damage, while building product suppliers and construction/maintenance contractors grapple with their own losses.

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Skyscraper construction due for radical change

Skyscrapers command skylines around the globe and are slowly evolving to meet the demands for better efficiency and sustainability.
UK combustibility tests

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Cladding falls short in UK combustibility tests

Investigative analysts with the United Kingdom's Building Research Establishment (BRE) report that four of seven tested wall cladding systems did not meet performance criteria set out in guidance documents for building regulations.
HFC prohibition

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U.S. court ruling sidetracks HFC prohibition

Efforts to limit the use of hydrofluorocarbons in cooling, refrigeration and foam blowing have encountered a legal setback in the United States.
Diamond Schmitt Holocaust Memorial

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Diamond Schmitt design shortlisted for UK Holocaust Memorial

Toronto-based Diamond Schmitt Architects is among the shortlisted teams to design a national Memorial to the Holocaust in London, England.
Brexit beneficiary

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Investors peg Dublin as a Brexit beneficiary

Dublin emerges as an investor favourite in recent surveys of the European and global commercial property markets.