Recent Podcasts

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.

Benefiting Benefield: How 3form is Helping Transform a Community

BUILDINGS and i+s have partnered with global design firm HKS and nonprofit Boaz + Ruth on a new community-based project in Richmond, Virginia—the Benefield Building. One of the generous sponsors helping make this project a reality is 3form. Learn more about 3form's involvement.

Top Tips for Better Stormwater Management

How do you manage stormwater at your facility? Too many property teams fall behind on maintaining stormwater management features, which can mean a notice of violation or a steep fine. Bring your stormwater management up to speed and avoid the fines with these tips from Erin Zaske, chief development officer for AQUALIS

Announcing the Inaugural Purpose Awards from BUILDINGS and i+s

In this episode, VP of Media Steven Sloan joins Chief Content Director Robert Nieminen to announce a brand new awards program: The Purpose Awards. Find out why we're launching this new program to celebrate and elevate the products, projects, designs, and spaces that contribute most to the Triple Bottom Line—People, Planet, Profit. The products and projects that not only do no harm, but best support the health and wellness of humans and the planet.

Why Are Building Codes So Important?

The recent building collapse in Surfside, Florida, underscores the importance of strong building codes that require resilient building. Dr. Anne Cope of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety joins BUILDINGS Editor in Chief Janelle Penny to explain how strong codes reduce damage from natural disasters and what building owners in less resilient states should know.

Are You Recycling Your Thermostats?

Mercury thermostats are no longer in production, but may remain in buildings—and when those buildings upgrade to smarter HVAC systems, the old mercury thermostats must stay out of the landfill. Danielle Myers of the Thermostat Recycling Corporation explains how to recycle your building’s mercury thermostats and why it’s important.

What Building Owners Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

As more people receive the COVID-19 vaccine, employees are asking about returning to work—and whether a vaccine will be required to do so. Learn what building owners need to know about COVID-19 vaccination policies with employment attorney Brian Weinthal and editor-in-chief Janelle Penny.

Biophilic Design in the Post-COVID Office

With COVID-19 vaccines rolling out, companies are looking at the ways in which the post-COVID workplace needs to embrace health and wellness. Bob Wislow, chairman and CEO of Parkside Realty, Inc., joins editor-in-chief Janelle Penny to discuss how biophilic design can support health and wellness.

Learn About Our Partnership to Revitalize a Community, Sustainably

In this episode of the BUILDINGS podcast, we talk to our partners at Citizen HKS, Boaz & Ruth about our collaboration on Benefield, a community based project that revitalizes the Highland Park corridor in Richmond, Virginia, that will become a place that anchors and supports the community’s youth, serving as a catalyst for change and hope.