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A building is a man-made structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory. Buildings come in a variety of shapes, sizes and functions, and have been adapted throughout history for a wide number of factors, from building materials available, to weather conditions, to land prices, ground conditions, specific uses and aesthetic reasons. To better understand the term building compare the list of nonbuilding structures.

Keep Playing Around

Keep Playing Around

When my kids were small, I remember wanting to get them their first set of Legos. It turned out to be a fairly difficult purchase because the Lego sets being sold in toy stores were much more sophisticated than the simple set of bricks of various sizes that I had

Editor’s Comments: Little Shop of Horrors

Editor’s Comments: Little Shop of Horrors

we’ve all heard stories of non-native or invasive plants and the environmental havoc they can cause. They’re often difficult to get rid of, but we’re encouraged to try anyway; if you feel like clearing out a patch of kudzu, no one is likely to stop you. If you’re feeling especially

Smart Water for Smart Cities

Smart Water for Smart Cities

Simply collecting data is the easy part. Making sense of it is more complicated, and properly using it for planning purposes is even harder. Acquiring and utilizing accurate data in a timely manner is, by far, the biggest challenge.

Employee Engagement: The Key to Closing Construction’s Skills Gap

Employee Engagement: The Key to Closing Construction’s Skills Gap

“In the US, 46% of employers are having difficulty filling jobs… For the seventh consecutive year, skilled trades vacancies are the hardest jobs to fill in the US. And for the fifth consecutive year, skilled trades are the hardest to fill globally.”  — Manpower Group 2016/2017 US Talent Shortage Survey

If

California Schools Use Stem, Inc. for Solar+Storage Projects

California Schools Use Stem, Inc. for Solar+Storage Projects

ForeFront Power deal represents largest statewide procurement pool for schools and municipalities

Stem, Inc., the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-powered energy storage, welcomes ForeFront Power, a leading C&I solar developer, to the Athena™ platform and Stem’s solar partner program. ForeFront Power and Stem will develop solar+storage energy systems for schools

KEVIN LEE JOINS LIUGONG AS VP, SALES & MARKETING

KEVIN LEE JOINS LIUGONG AS VP, SALES & MARKETING

KATY, Texas – July 9, 2018 – LiuGong North America, a wholly owned subsidiary of LiuGong Machinery, a global leader in the manufacturing of heavy construction equipment, has announced the appointment of Kevin Lee as their Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Construction Equipment. Lee works out of the

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The world of permeable pavers is multifaceted. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can be placed in a wide range of configurations to match tastes, function, or budgets. They can play a central role in meeting a wide variety of water-quality improvement goals. Projects employing permeable

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