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5 Ways IECC 2015 Affects Building Lighting Controls

Energy conservation is an important aspect of building design in today’s society. In the U.S. alone, the operation of buildings accounts for more than 40% of energy consumption. As a result, the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) 2015, a residential and commercial building energy code, has been adopted by many states and regions in the …

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Tanglewood Middle School Celebrates Opening!

Tanglewood Middle School Formerly known as Grady Middle School, Tanglewood Middle School is one of the first projects to be completed under the Houston Independent School District’s 2012 Bond Program. Recently, the Tanglewood Middle School community celebrated a new addition of their school and the renaming of their campus. The new addition now accommodates 850 students and …

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High School for Performing and Visual Arts Goes Underground!

High School for Performing and Visual Arts  The performing and visual arts magnet school, High School for the Performing Arts & Visual (HSPVA), is currently underway construction in downtown Houston. General Contractor on the project, McCarthy Building Companies, is being seen installing the spread footings, the perimeter basement walls, and subsurface drainage. Built in the …