03/18/2002

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Digital Edge 2002 BEST OF THE WEB
Where Facilities Management and Technology Meet For Better Business Strategies

Before Disaster Strikes
Weather Risk Management On Corporate Campuses Beats an Umbrella Any Day
Sustainable Systems
Wide-area Interoperability Comes of Age
More News
Construction Trade Show to Occupy Big Space at Las Vegas Convention Center
Autodesk Technology Used in Homeland Security Applications
NEW Buildings.com Poll: Office Dislikes?

Digital Edge
Surveys indicate that there are somewhere between 112 and 148 million Internet users in the United States alone. What these users are searching for and finding varies widely from one desktop to the next. One thing is for certain: The evolution of the Internet has slowed some, changed a great deal, and is destined to be more solid and useful than ever.
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Before Disaster Strikes
In what USA Today calls the “new American migration,” multi-million dollar corporate campuses are being constructed along the scenic southern and eastern seaboards. Still more are springing up in arid valleys near Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Southern California. These sites may be prime real estate – as long as the sun is shining.
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Sustainable Systems
An airport manager uses his building automation system to check the temperatures and schedules in multiple concourses. A physical plant employee at a university enters a “winter storm – no classes” schedule into buildings throughout the campus. An energy manager uses trends and reports to compare the performance of government facilities throughout the southwestern United States and Hawaii, activating emergency measures when required.
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Construction Trade Show to Occupy Big Space at Las Vegas Convention Center
It's a matter of timing that will make next week's Conexpo-Con/Agg show at the Las Vegas Convention Center the largest ever on a square-foot basis, organizers said Wednesday.Occupying 1.9 million square feet, the international trade show focuses on the construction, aggregates and ready-mixed concrete industries. Projected attendance is about 125,000.
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Autodesk Technology Used in Homeland Security Applications
Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADSK), the world's leading design software and digital content company, today announced that its GIS (Geographic Information Systems) technology is being used in Web Enforcer and FloorView, two homeland security applications helping law enforcement officials and emergency response teams to plan for and react to threats and emergencies.
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Buildings.com Quick Poll:
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Office Dislikes?

Whether you work in an office, at home, or from your car … Tell us what you dislike most about your office space.

Access to power/data ports
Seating
Furniture
Storage
Lighting
Acoustics
Size of Space
Walls/Partitions
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Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.


When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality.

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.

Add highly responsive multi-zone comfort to any building project, in any climate. Our CITY MULTI H2i R2- and Y-Series VRF systems give you flexibility to fit the needs of any building. Enjoy 100% heating capacity at 0°F outdoor ambient, and 85% heating capacity at -13°F outdoor ambient.  For more information, log on to www.mitsubishipro.com

 
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