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(pronounced bug) The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America [ See also:

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(pronounced BIHLD owt) Build out is just another way to say interior construction. It’s the term used by commercial real estate brokers, property managers, and design folk involved with tenant development projects. A “build out” includes both extensive construction

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(pronounced BIHL-ding KAH-mehn EHR-ee-uh) This is one of those commercial real estate / facility management / property management terms that you will encounter when practicing either corporate design or tenant development. Its accuracy is important because it affects the

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(pronounced BIHL-ding kor) The core of anything – whether it be an apple, a nuclear reactor or a magnetic field – is its "guts," and this is no different. Think about what makes up the core of a multi-storey

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(pronounced BIHL-ding AHN-veh-lohp) Is this perhaps stationery made of stucco? Uh… no. The building envelope is pretty much what it sounds like – that which surrounds (or envelopes) the building. Just like the skin on a person is a

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(pronounced BIHL-ding ih-val-yu-AY-shun) See

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(pronounced BIHL-ding in-fer-MAY-shehn MAH-del-ing) BIM is the future, baby. Think

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(pronounced HL-ding IHN-the-gray-tehd foh-toh-vohl-TAY-iks) See

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(pronounced BIHL-ding pehr-FOR-mehnts ih-val-yu-AY-shun) See

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(pronounced BIHL-ding STAN-derd) It pretty much means what it says: a standard that is applied throughout a building or throughout a group of buildings. A standard of what? Well, almost anything… Many times designers and architects must choose within a set