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    The Golf Channel hit a hole in one with the revitalization of part of its Orlando campus. The channel turned to Walker Design LLC to create a high-functioning, multi-use space within a 1,200-square-foot area. The space holds conference and training areas plus a genius bar. It has fully integrated audio/visual technology, integrated writable surfaces for informal gatherings and multiple movable seating options that can house 150 occupants. The floor and ceiling patterns reflect lively, pixelated textures to contrast with and balance the static walls. Photography by Chad Baumer Photography.

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    UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital in Longmont, Colo., was designed by EYP Health to be an expandable, site-adaptable inpatient chassis that UCHealth could use at other locations. The new 210,000-square-foot hospital provides more than 50 inpatient beds and room to expand to more than 100. The hospital features an intensive care unit, operating rooms, a Level III trauma center and emergency department, advanced cardiac services, a birth center with a Level II special care nursery, a surgery center and 24-hour retail pharmacy, lab and imaging services. Photography by Jim Roof.

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    Do football facilities engender championships? Clemson University believes so. The 2016 National Champs invested $55 million in a new 142,500-square-foot facility designed by HOK. The Allen N. Reeves Football Complex further elevates Clemson’s program and promotes the recruitment, training and development of student-athletes. The facility is adjacent to Clemson’s Indoor Football Practice Facility and the existing outdoor practice fields, bringing all football activity into close proximity allowing for more efficient daily operations. Photos courtesy of HOK.

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Airports

hDR HDR to plan and design regional airport in Iowa - South Central Regional Airport Agency in central Iowa has selected HDR to plan and design a 581-acre regional airport. The site for the new airport is located between the Iowa cities of Oskaloosa and Pella. The Federal Aviation Administration completed...
1280px-US_CDC_logo.svg CDC: Nearly half of world’s busiest airports have smoke-free policies - Among the 50 busiest airports in the world, 23 have smoke-free indoor policies. This means air travelers and employees at 46 percent of the world’s busiest airports are protected from exposure to secondhand smoke. The other 27 busiest airports allow...
The 36-State ICAO Council. In endorsing the very first Global Aviation Security Plan today to improve international coordination, reponse, and planning relating to threats to civil aviation passengers, aircraft and facilities, the Council encouraged the ICAO Secretariat to continue refining and improving it on the basis of close continued cooperation with States and security stakeholders globally, and with due attention to all applicable implementation assistance and capacity building requirements in ICAO’s Regions. ICAO Council endorses new Global Aviation Security Plan - The ICAO Council took an historic step in November endorsing the very first Global Aviation Security Plan to improve international coordination, response, and planning to counter threats to civil aviation passengers, cargo, aircraft and facilities. “This new strategic document will...
TSAimage TSA screened 24 million travelers Thanksgiving week; up 6 percent - The number of passengers expected to be screened at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints across the country this Thanksgiving season was expected to be extremely high. From Friday, November 17 through Monday, November 27, more than 24 million travelers—one of TSA’s...
Based on data results from InsureMyTrip and Hopper, travelers can make smarter choices about their Thanksgiving travel plans and travel insurance purchase. (PRNewsfoto/InsureMyTrip) Which airports were the busiest for Thanksgiving week? - The data from Hopper revealed the following trends for Thanksgiving 2017: Domestic flight prices are currently averaging about $322 round-trip for Thanksgiving compared to $288 last year (up about 12%). Last year, the cheapest prices were available until about 55 days before departure (early October), averaging about $286. Between...
laguardiaterminals Six airlines to change terminals in December in LaGuardia - American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines will consolidate their flight operations as part of major relocations of airline carriers at LaGuardia Airport beginning Saturday, Dec. 9, an initiative designed to streamline passenger travel in conjunction...
TSA discovered 63 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 63 firearms discovered, 58 were loaded and 23 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the checkpoint can be arrested and fined up to $11,000. No. of firearms at ATL security surpass 2016 total; breaks record - Transportation Security Administration officers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) have discovered 211 firearms at security checkpoints in 2017 as of November 16, surpassing the total of 198 firearms found last year and setting a record for the most guns...
southwestlogo Southwest Airlines Facilities Maintenance Technicians vote to ratify agreement - Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced Nov. 16 that the Southwest Airlines Facilities Maintenance Technicians, represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), ratified their first collective bargaining agreement. The new five-year contract includes a complete set of work rules, wage scale,...
Click here for a video demonstrating automated safety checkpoints. LAWA, TSA unveil five automated screening lanes at Bradley Intl. - Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) formally unveiled in November the first five Automated Screening Lanes (ASLs) to be installed as part of a $12.3 million project to upgrade 14 lanes in the Tom Bradley...
Hawaiian Airlines logo. (PRNewsFoto) Hawaiian Airlines: New CEO is Peter Ingram as Dunkerley retires - Hawaiian Airlines announced the planned retirement of Mark Dunkerley, president and chief executive officer, and the selection of Peter Ingram, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, to replace Dunkerley, effective March 1, 2018. Dunkerley’s departure will end 15 years of leadership during...
Survey says: Americans want in-flight texting, wifi, cell calls but don’t want fellow passengers using it - Those who thought that airplanes might remain a haven from emails, text messages and phone calls may want to think again. The majority of Americans would use free Wi-Fi (76.2 percent) and cellular calls (55.5 percent), and nearly half (44.7...
Honeywell-logo-for-animation Honeywell Aircraft Data Gateway quickens data transfer to aircraft - One of the world’s largest air carriers is the first to select Honeywell’s (NYSE:HON) Aircraft Data Gateway solution to quicken the transfer of data to and from an aircraft — regardless of the aircraft’s location. The carrier selected Honeywell’s solution...
leedinmotionfull USGBC: Transportation Industry embracing sustainability through green building standards; download free report -   USGBC released its LEED in Motion: Transportation report, which focuses on industry growth in the green building sector for transportation facilities like airport terminal buildings, train stations, bus centers, seaports, light rail stations, control towers and more. The report...
PHX Term 3 2012 Phoenix Sky Harbor partners with Hunter Douglas Architectural to replace and update 40-year-old ceilings in an active airport - After 40 years of operation, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Terminal 3 needed a facelift to provide today’s passengers with an improved, efficient, and intuitive travel experience. Hunter Douglas Architectural, alongside a group of architects, contractors, and installers, stepped up...
On the north end of the hangar, an attached 4,000-square-foot equipment storage facility houses de-icing trucks, tugs for aircraft relocation and other ground support equipment. DuPage Airport’s new hangar doors rely on EXTECH systems to enhance aesthetics & energy efficiency - Chicagoland’s DuPage Airport Authority, located in the western suburban area, is home to the largest concentration of corporate aircraft in Illinois. It supports more than 400 based aircraft, from single-engine piston to the largest corporate jet with a full array...
U.S. DOT grants $318.1 million for infrastructure to 78 airports in 34 states - The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced in September the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $318.1 million in airport infrastructure grants to 78 airports in 34 states across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP)....
faatower FAA sends mobile air traffic tower to St. Thomas after Irma - In the wake of Hurricane Irma’s destructive path through the Caribbean, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is supporting storm recovery efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands with a fully-staffed mobile air traffic control tower at Cyril E. King International Airport in St....
Airact Bipartisan, FAA legislation introduced: The 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act - Bipartisan legislation that provides sweeping, transformational reform of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was introduced in the House of Representatives during the summer. The 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act – the 21st Century AIRR Act – is sponsored by...
Customized utility vehicles, like this ambulance, can save time, money and actually reduce fleet size. Stretch your utility vehicle fleet budget with customization - As an airport facilities maintenance professional, you’ve seen how facilities maintenance teams waste time and money “getting ready for work.”  Many airports use generic utility vehicles or vehicles equipped with make-shift accessories. Others drive light-duty trucks for applications customized work...
Smart Building Innovations Conference & Expo debuts March 2018 - Smart Building Innovations Conference & Expo, makes its debut at the Baltimore Convention Center, March 20-22, 2018. This innovative new event is designed for engineers, architects, building owners and facility management professionals looking to improve the efficiency and sustainability of their buildings....
1_eco-skies-header_main_804x212_updated United Airlines, Audubon International, Port Authority partner for raptor relocation around New York area airports - United Airlines and its Eco-Skies program are teaming up with Audubon International, the not-for-profit environmental education organization dedicated to sustainable natural resource management, to protect raptors – including hawks, ospreys and owls – in and around New York-area airports and...
ACIlogo Airports Council Intl – NA offers managers’ conferences - The Airports Council International – North America hosts almost 20 committee conferences and seminars annually, covering topics ranging from insurance and risk management to international aviation issues.  2017 ACI-NA/ACC Planning & NEPA Workshop will be held Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 in...
arup Arup to develop sustainability masterplan for Mexico City New International Airport - Arup, the global design and consulting firm in the built environment, has been appointed by Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de Mexico’s (GACM) to develop the sustainability plan for the Mexico City New International Airport (NAICM). NAICM aims to triple Mexico City’s existing airport...
2000px-Newark_Liberty_Logo.svg Port Authority approves concessions leases for Newark Liberty - The Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved new lease agreements with Westfield Airports to renovate 31,000 square feet of terminal space for concessions in Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal B. The board authorized 10 concessions agreements that will provide new restaurants,...
HartsfieldJackson_logo Hartsfield-Jackson, Delta, environmental group to Change the Course and restore 30 million gallons of water - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) officials, in partnership with Delta Air Lines and the Bonneville Environmental Foundation, announced the launch of Change the Course, a yearlong water conservation and restoration initiative. Through education and awareness, this initiative aims to restore...
Detect 1000 IDSS’s DETECT 1000 installed at Boston Logan Intl. Airport as part of TSA’s Innovation Task Force - Integrated Defense and Security Solutions (IDSS), a security systems manufacturer with locations in New York and Massachusetts, announced that its government-certified advanced checkpoint scanner, the DETECT™ 1000, has been installed at Boston’s Logan International Airport as part of the TSA’s Innovation Task Force initiatives to...
Con Edison solar array gives S.C. airport $250,000 in bill credits - Con Edison Solutions – one of America’s leading energy services companies – joined with the Columbia Metropolitan Airport to launch a 4,320-panel, 1.38 megawatt fixed-tilt ground-mount solar array – the first of its kind at a South Carolina airfield. Constructed...
San Francisco Airport aims to achieve ‘triple zero’ - The San Francisco Airport has created a five-year strategic plan to achieve the goals of zero net energy, carbon neutrality and zero waste-to-landfill.  The airport created a ZERO (Zero Energy and Resilient Outcomes) Committee, which advises the Project Management Office’s allocation of its...
ACIlogo Airports Council International-North America: U.S. Airports infrastructure needs near $100 Billion - U.S. airports have nearly $100 billion in infrastructure needs during 2017 – 2021 to accommodate growth in passenger and cargo activity, rehabilitate existing facilities, and support aircraft innovation, according to a report released in March by Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA), the...
2016_Villager8_DF Electric Utility Vehicles: A buyer’s guide for airports   - Airports everywhere rely on electric utility vehicles in a variety of applications from transporting passengers through terminals to moving luggage to securing parking lots and areas around planes. But there can be big differences in the power, performance and durability...
Alaska Airlines and Virgin America to relocate to Terminal 7 at JFK (PRNewsfoto/Alaska Airlines) Alaska Airlines and Virgin America to relocate to Terminal 7 at JFK - Alaska Airlines and Virgin America plans to move into Terminal 7 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The move, which will be complete by October 2017, relocates the airlines’ two operations from Terminal 8 and Terminal 4, respectively, and will offer guests...
12208138974_2a703af97f_z Mitie lands 5-year FM contract with Manchester Airports Group - Mitie, the facilities management (FM) company, has been awarded a new five-year FM contract with Manchester Airports Group (MAG), consolidating FM services across three airports into one integrated contract. MAG is the UK’s leading airport group, serving over 50 million...
airporttrafficchart Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Intl. Airport confirmed busiest in the world for 19th consecutive year - For the 19th consecutive year, the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport served more passengers than any other airport in a single year. It also hosted more aircraft operations in 2016 than any other airport in the world. The news, first announced...
LaGuardiaterminalB LaGuardia, Newark Liberty airport redevelopment projects must meet LEED standards to support Port Authority energy goals - The Port Authority has implemented a broad range of energy-efficiency programs contributing to more than $9 million in annual savings and a 25,000-ton reduction in greenhouse gas emissions – the equivalent of taking 5,300 cars off the road. The PA’s...
airport-925093_1280 How far are travelers walking in your terminals? Beijing Capital, Hartsfield-Jackson offer some of longest walks - The average British traveler has to walk the equivalent of almost 14 marathons to get in and out of airports during their lifetime. That’s according to a new research by car rental firm Goldcar, which found that the average adult...
Photo courtesy of Creative Commons. Airports, increased safety regulations fuel fire truck growth - The global fire trucks market is projected to reach USD 7.41 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing demand for fire trucks owing to rising penetration in application segments, including residential & commercial,...
Flightedited Shaw’s Flight creates movement, defines public space in airports - Offering a new solution for open environments, Shaw Contract Group’s new 24 x 24 carpet tile collection, Flight, creates movement and defines space in environments free of structural constraint. Bold patterns inspired by how we move interplays with color, stripe...
NFS-RendezvousOfficeLogo-300 One-Stop Meeting Room Management -   Booking the perfect meeting room just got easier with Rendezvous software from NFS Technology. Here’s how: Find the right meeting room, desk, or collaborative workspace. Include catering, audio visual and video conferencing. Rendezvous integrates with Cisco TMS and supports Outlook 365....
AirTraficControlTower Honeywell to modernize 21 FAA facilities in U.S., boosting operating efficiency with $10.8 million in energy grants - Honeywell has embarked on a facility infrastructure modernization project at 21 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-operated facilities across the United States. The project will create 95 related jobs over the course of the program and is expected to help the FAA...