AIA. "AIA Document A295 - 2008." General Conditions of the Contract for Integrated Project Delivery. The American Institute of Architects, 2008. Print.

  • The contract outlines the responsibilities of the owner, contractor, and architect for a project that incorporates the integrated project delivery method.

AIA. "Integrated Project Delivery: A Guide." Version 1. The American Institute of Architects, 2007. Print.

  • The guide is meant to assist users to understand the integrated project delivery from start to finish of a project.

AIA. "Integrated Project Delivery: Case Studies." The American Institute of Architects, 2010. Print.

  • Various case studies on successful and non-successful integrated project delivery methods are discussed in this research paper.

CIC Research Program at Penn State. (2010) “BIM Project Execution Planning Guide.” Version 2.0.

  • This program is designed to help users create a BIM Project Execution Plan and can be used as a team resource to step through the procedure.

GBA Associates LP. (2011) “7700 Arlington Blvd..” Accessed: 22 September 2011. <http://7700arlingtonblvd.com/dhhq.html>.

  • 7700 Arlington Blvd.’s home page gives important information related to the building and information about the tenants.

Home Depot, . "Lumber Costs." . Homer TLC, Inc., 2011. Web. 28 Mar 2012. <http://www.homedepot.com/>.

  • The Home Depot website is an easily accessible website to find cost and material data for any sort of home improvement need.

Raytheon Company. (2011) “Raytheon Company: Customer Success is Our Mission.” Accessed: 22 September 2011. <http://www.raytheon.com/ourcompany/>.

  • Raytheon’s home page gives valuable information to the variety of defense, homeland security, and other markets that they are involved with.

Reed Construction Data. (2011) “RS Means Costworks Online Construction Cost Data.” Accessed: 22 September 2011. <https://www.meanscostworks.com/>.

  • This is an online database to obtain different unit and square foot estimates for any type of project.

RSMeans. (2010) “RS Means Facilities Construction Cost Data, 2011.” 26th Annual Edition.

  • The RS Means book gives cost data for various materials and systems that can be used to perform quantity takeoffs and estimate reports.

Sampson, Brian. "Set Up Ground Source Heat Pumps In Trane Trace." 2012. Print.

  • This guideline helps set up a TRACE 700 model for a water source heat pump and was completed by a fellow Architectural Engineering student.

Sandeen, Jeff, and Shane Fisher. "Introduction to Short Interval Production Schedules." AE 570 . PSU, State College. 27 October 2011. Lecture.

  • The PowerPoint Lecture outlines what a short interval production schedule entails and projects completed by Hensel Phelps Construction that use SIPS.

Tekla Corporation, . "Tekla USA." Tekla BIMsight 1.4 takes BIM to the field with Windows tablets . Trimble Company , 24 01 2012. Web. 28 Mar 2012. <http://www.tekla.com/us/about-us/news/pages/teklabimsight1.4.asp&xgt;.

  • This article discusses the integration of BIMsight on tablets for use in the field in order to simplify certain coordination processes.

U.S. Department of Energy. "Table E2A. Major Fuel Consumption (Btu) Intensities by End Use for All Buildings." 2003. Print.

  • A collection of Major Fuel Energy Intensity data which is broken down for heating, cooling and other loads for various types of buildings.

U.S. Green Building Council. (2011) “U.S. Green Building Council.” Accessed: 17 October 2011. <http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=220>.

  • This site gives users access to a variety of LEED Scorecards that can be used to calculate the points obtained based on a project’s energy goals.

WattMaster Controls, ."WHP - Water Source Heat Pump Design, Installation & Operations Manual." .WattMaster Controls, Inc., Copyright 2004. Web. 28 Mar 2012.

  • A water source heat pump is defined in complete detail in the publication from general information to the sequence of operation.

Wikipedia, . "Integrated project delivery." . Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.,, 01 12 2011. Web. 17 Mar 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_project_delivery>.

  • This site gives a short synopsis on what the history and background is on the integrated project delivery method.

Wikipedia, . "Variable Air Volume." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 30 11 2011. Web. 28 Mar 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Variable_air_volume>.

  • This site defines variable air volume and it also includes various benefits and drawbacks of using this type of system.
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