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Bergmeyer Completes Design at Endicott College

Bergmeyer Completes Design at Endicott College

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Beverly, MA – Bergmeyer Associates has recently completed the design and construction documents for a modular student residence hall at Endicott College in Beverly. In order to meet the goal of designing and building this new 300-bed facility in only 14 months, Endicott College, Bergmeyer and its design-build partner, Windover Construction, made a collective decision to […]

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Picture This! Social Media and Visual Communication

Picture This! Social Media and Visual Communication

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Stephanie Goldberg Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest. As the critic Andrea Lange noted in her article in De Zeen (“It’s easy to make fun of Bjarke Ingels on Instagram,” January 7, 2014), architects too often use the platform of social media to promote themselves, their work, and the image of how they would like to be […]

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Antinozzi Designs New Residence Hall for University of Bridgeport

Antinozzi Designs New Residence Hall for University of Bridgeport

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Construction by KBE Bridgeport, CT – Antinozzi Associates announced the design of the first new residence hall on the University of Bridgeport campus in several decades. This sustainably designed, 60,000sf, four-story facility will house 220 students in a variety of modern residential configurations, including suites and traditional bedrooms, along with many social amenity rooms and […]

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McDonald in Progress with Electrical Fit-Out of Converse HQ

McDonald in Progress with Electrical Fit-Out of Converse HQ

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Boston – NECA Boston contractor McDonald Electrical Corp. (MEC), of Hingham, is well under way with a fast-track, electrical tenant fit-out project for Converse, Inc.’s new corporate world headquarters building on Lovejoy Wharf in Boston. The project at the Converse facility, a former Schrafft’s warehouse undergoing complete renovation, entails comprehensive electrical installations for 10 floors of office […]

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Academic Construction Growth in Rhode Island

Academic Construction Growth in Rhode Island

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Ron Simoneau The future of construction in Rhode Island is bright, especially for education. Leaders in the marketplace are forecasting impressive growth. Shawmut Design and Construction is projecting a 51% increase, from $76.6 million in 2014 to $115 million in Rhode Island construction projects this year, with a large percentage coming from the academic sector. Educational […]

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J&M Brown Completes Old South Church Electrical Renovation

J&M Brown Completes Old South Church Electrical Renovation

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jamaica Plain, MA – J&M Brown Company, Inc. based in Jamaica Plain, has completed the comprehensive, multiphase electrical systems’ renovation at the historic Old South Church at 645 Boylston Street in Boston. The project scope, which coincided with the complete upgrade of the building’s mechanical systems, entailed replacement of the church’s electrical, fire alarm, security, […]

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Maria Fallon Retrofits Historic Building

Maria Fallon Retrofits Historic Building

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Boston, MA – At the historic 160 Federal Street building in downtown Boston, Maria Fallon Electrical Services, LLC, based in Westwood, is nearing completion of the building’s energy-efficiency lighting retrofit project. The scope is comprised of renovating both exterior and interior lighting at the historic, 24-story Class A office building. Maria Fallon Electrical is replacing the […]

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Bill Belichick: The Patron Saint of Utility Players

Bill Belichick: The Patron Saint of Utility Players

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

If Belichick ran his team like a lot of contractors run their businesses, they would not have won their fourth Super Bowl in 13 years. Bill would have dismissed playmaking superstars because of seemingly imperfect résumés and an inability to see how these players could become important contributors to an already awesome team. We often hear […]

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The Mechanical Trades: An Update

The Mechanical Trades: An Update

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Hugh Kelleher A couple of major trends are taking place in the mechanical trades in Boston, and they are important to understand. The first involves innovation. Thirty years ago, on a large-scale commercial plumbing job, you would hear the plumbers say: “Plumbing is plumbing.” There was a sense that the trade would continue to […]

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Pro and Con: Solar Air Heating Systems

Pro and Con: Solar Air Heating Systems

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Charles Hopkins When most think of solar energy, photovoltaics and solar thermal water heating come to mind. These are technologies that most large-scale projects consider at one point or another and are easily understood by project stakeholders. However, what are the alternative options projects can investigate to cut energy bills and reduce our impact on […]

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