Recent Podcasts

The Great Disruption, Resiliency and the Workplace of the Future: A Look into Gensler’s 2022 Design Forecast

In this episode of the Buildings podcast, guests Janet Pogue, principal and global workplace research leader for Gensler’s DC office and Natalie Engels, principal, work sector leader and design director in the firm’s San Jose office to talk about Gensler’s 2022 Design Forecast. In this insightful conversation, Pogue and Engels explore how "The Great Disruption" has impacted the way architects and designers are looking at space now and in what ways will it impact the office. They also answer questions about how we design for sustainability and health now, and how do we ensure the built environment is flexible enough to deal with the kind of ongoing change we’re seeing? 

How to Specify Cable Railings

Need to specify a durable, corrosion-resistant solution to define perimeters, connect spaces or complement your existing design? Cable railings may be the solution for you. 

What is GBAC STAR?

Traveled lately? You may have seen information about hotels, convention centers or arenas pursuing GBAC STAR accreditation.

Today’s Top Trends in HVAC Technology

What’s trending in the world of HVAC? Listen in and find out! Steve Scarbrough, senior vice president of LG Electronics USA, Air Conditioning Technologies, joins BUILDINGS editor-in-chief Janelle Penny at the AHR Expo to chat about today’s HVAC trends.

How the HFC Refrigerant Phasedown Affects You

The manufacturing and consumption of widely used refrigerants known as hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, will be phased down over the next 15 years to reduce the refrigerants’ climate impact. How will that affect building owners and managers whose equipment relies on HFC refrigerants?

What You Need to Know About Outdoor Air Ventilation

Bringing conditioned outdoor air into a building is crucial for improving indoor air quality and helps building owners meet sustainability goals. Dedicated outdoor air handling systems, or DOAS, facilitate outdoor air ventilation by introducing fresh outside air inside.

BUILDINGS editor-in-chief Janelle Penny sits down with Ed Ferrier, senior engineering manager at LG Air Conditioning Technologies, to learn more about DOAS technology and the benefits of outdoor air.

How to Rev Up Your Recycling Program

Businesses and consumers are increasingly prizing sustainability, and that demand for eco-friendly properties requires building owners to invest time in improving recycling programs. Learn how to create a robust recycling program.

EV Chargers: A Hot Tenant Amenity

Talk about sustainable tenant amenities was already circulating before COVID-19, but now that property owners are trying to draw people back to the office, the conversation is heating up again. 

What to Know About Buildings and IAQ

What factors have the biggest impacts on indoor air quality in commercial buildings, and what can facilities managers do about them? BUILDINGS tackles this question and more with guest Dr. Jordan Peccia.