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ARCHITECTS

Architecture Magazine

Architecture Magazine is a great resource for news and insights into the architectural community.
www.architecture.com

AIA / AAF

The AIA has been advising the value of architects and architecture for more than 135 years. Providing its members with resources and a collective voice of the profession, the AIA is a professional choice for more than 62,000 architects and professionals.
www.aia.org

AEC InfoCenter

AEC InfoCenter is a primary resource for Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Manufacturers regarding up-to-date information and articles concerning today’s building industry.
www.aecinfo.com

ASTM

ASTM has developed and published over 10,000 technical standards, which are used by industries worldwide. ASTM members develop the standards within the ASTM consensus process. Technical publications, training courses, and Statistical Quality Assurance Programs are other ASTM products.
www.astm.org

ARCAT

Fast and easy access to over 300,000 pages of building material information including specs and CAD details.
www.arcat.com

Architectural Record

The leading resource for architecture and architects.
www.architecturalrecord.com

Factory Mutual

Factory Mutual is a world leader in property loss prevention and control engineering, research and training. It’s research-based recommendations set new standards that reduce the chance of property loss due to fire, weather conditions and failure of electrical or mechanical equipment.
www.fmglobal.com

Design Cost Data

Design Cost Data is the only magazine that establishes a proprietary cost estimating system for determining building costs before architectural plans are drawn, or for projecting the replacement costs and or value of a building at a different time and place.
www.dcd.com

Metal Architecture

Metal Architecture is published monthly for architects &design professionals involved in metal buildings, metal roofing and metal wall panel systems.
www.metalarchitecture.com

Canadian Architect

Canada’s only monthly design publication for professionals practicing in Canada.
www.cdnarchitect.com

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BUILDING OWNERS

Buildings

If you’re looking for the latest trends and products in the commercial / institutional building market, bookmark this site now! Buildings OnLine is the No. 1 on-line resource for today’s buildings professional.
www.buildings.com

Buildings Online

Search 204,000+ web pages relating to the building and home improvement industry. It’s the place to go when you want accurate results to your building industry related query. BuildingOnline’s Net Forum was designed to allow you to post and answer questions from the thousands of BuildingOnline web site visitors.

“BuildingOnline eUpdate” is the first eMail newsletter for the building products and residential construction industry and FREE! It has over 9,100 email Subscribers.

Looking for the BEST Internet web site marketing agency in the Home Improvement Building Products Industry…with thousands of web pages online and extremely high web site traffic via BuildingOnline’s web site, your company will not be seen on the Internet, but you will get sales leads too! From industry professional, retail buyers, architects, contractors and more.

Building Design & Construction

Building Design & Construction is the only magazine published for the building team-architects, engineers, contractors, building owners and facility managers involved in the design & construction of non-residential buildings.
www.bdcmag.com

Building Operation Management

Building Operation Management is the leading magazine for the building owner & facility executives in commercial & industrial buildings.
www.tradepress.com

National Institute of Building Sciences

The building community’s connection to the authoritative national source of knowledge and advice on matters of building regulation, science and technology.
www.nibs.org

CONTRACTORS

The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel provides instant weather information – just type in the city name or zip code.
www.weather.com

Roofing Contractor

Roofing Contractor is a magazine geared toward contractors highlighting practical solutions to business and job site problems along with new products and technologies. 
www.roofingcontractor.com

Construction Specifier

A monthly magazine published by the Construction Specifications Institute for contractors, engineers, specifiers, architects, product manufacturers in the construction industry. 
www.csinet.org

National Roofing Contractors Association

www.nrca.net

Olympic Fasteners

www.olyfast.com

ITW Buildex

www.itwbuildex.com

Atlas Roofing Corporation

www.atlasroofing.com

RSI Roofing * Siding * Insulation

RSI is the leading provider of information and communications products to targeted business and professional contractor markets. 
www.advanstar.com

Metal Magazine.com

The leading magazine for metal construction professionals.
www.metalmag.com

SCHOOLS / UNIVERSITIES

AS&U (American School and University Magazine)

ASU is a comprehensive resource of architectural industry centering around the university education foundation as well as architectural business industry.
www.asumag.com

American School Board Journal

American School Board Journal is an award-winning, editorially independent education magazine published monthly by the National School Board Association.
www.asbj.com

Schools Planning and Management

Schools Planning and Management is written and edited to meet the business and information needs of the district level buying team, including school board presidents, superintendents, business officials, facility planners technology directors and other school administrators working in public school systems serving K-12.
www.spmmag.com

PROPERTY MANAGERS

Facility Manager

Today’s Facility Manager is a monthly news and new product magazine that reaches 40,500 decision makers. Each month we examine the many challenges facing today’s busy executive, and include coverage on these key fm issues: building efficiency, energy & conservation, furniture, interior surfaces, safety & wellness, security, and technology & equipment.
www.tfmgr.com

Facilities Net

This information-rich site features updated industry news; bulletin boards for peer-to-peer exchange; Building Operating Management, Maintenance Solutions, Energy Decisions and Education FM magazines; a powerful site wide search engine; and information on the latest products and equipment.
www.facilitiesnet.com

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ENVIRONMENTAL

EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)

The mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and safeguard the natural environment, air, water, and land – upon which life depends.
www.epa.gov

Green Design Network

The US Green Building Council is the building industry’s only balanced nonprofit consensus coalition promoting the understanding, development and accelerated implementation of “Green Building” policies, programs, technologies, standards and design practices.
www.usgbc.org

Sustainable Building Sourcebook

The US Green Building Council is the building industry’s only balanced nonprofit consensus coalition promoting the understanding, development and accelerated implementation of “Green Building” policies, programs, technologies, standards and design practices.
www.greenbuilder.com/sourcebook

Environment Canada’s Green Lane

This web site focuses on environmental priorities: climate change, clean air, clean water, and nature. It offers products, services, news releases, publications, and much more information on environmental issues.
www.ec.gc.ca

Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabann, Inc. (HOK)

This web site offers information on how to sustain our environment by designing buildings that use material, energy, and water resources efficiency.

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FACILITIES ENGINEER

Plant Services

Plant services is voted #1 Most Useful MRO Publication by suppliers & plant floor management teams. 
www.plantservices.com

Energy Decisions

Energy Decisions magazine, the leading publication for the new energy market, provides answers and information for energy industry professionals. 55,000 energy users at commercially industrial and institutional facilities along with energy professionals at leading utilities and energy services companies will receive eleven issues of Energy Decisions in a year. Our mission is to provide readers with timely information to help them prosper in the exciting time of competition and deregulation.
www.tradepress.com

Environmental Design + Construction

Environmental Design + Construction is the only magazine exclusively covering the rapidly growing green building industry. Through concise, insightful and solution-driven editorial, this bi-monthly magazine reports on the innovative products, strategies and technologies that are driving the industry’s success. Covering such topics as resource and energy efficiency, alternative and renewable energy sources, indoor air quality and life cycle assessment, EDC motivates and educates commercial and residential building teams, including architects, interior designers, facility managers, engineers, contractors, and building owners.
www.edcmag.com