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AGC and BirdDogHR Join Forces to Support Veterans

12/04/2018 - Posted in GBCA News byronlee Comments (0)

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and AGC Charities, Inc. have partnered with Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) to further assist veterans in their transitions back into civilian life.

Fashion District Philadelphia Sets Opening Date

12/04/2018 - Posted in GBCA News byronlee Comments (0)

Fashion District Philadelphia will open on September 19, 2019.

The renovated shopping mall project, previously the site of The Gallery mall, currently has 87% of its 700,000 square feet of space leased.

The project is being built by Shoemaker Construction Co. and Skanska USA Building.

Several Other GBCA members are also working on the project:

Exceeding 30 to 40 Percent Window to Wall Ratio with the 2018 IECC

12/04/2018 - Posted in GBCA News byronlee Comments (0)

In Philadelphia, the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) went into effect on October 1. In the architectural design world, when considering the energy performance of a building’s glazed façade system, one of the many related questions might be, “Is it possible to exceed 30 percent fenestration for the glazed building envelope while complying with the new code?” Fortunately that answer is yes.