Construction Provides Opportunities to Implement Security Features

Sullivan, Patrick
February 2004
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Feb2004, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p50
Focuses on the condition of the construction market for public school buildings. Significance of the market concerning homeland security; Examples of school-related projects; Amount spent on school-related projects in the U.S. in 2001 and 2002; Factors that affect the growth of school-related projects spending; Expected amount of the projects to be completed between 2002 to 2004.


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