Subscribe to CP&M E-News

College Planning & Management's free email newsletter keeping you up-to-date and informed.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy

Maintenance and Operations


Safety and sustainability

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Secure & Sustainable

Achieving a balance between a facility's safety and sustainability begins in the design stages.

Facilities (Managing Assets)

Safety for All

Equipment maintenance is a vital piece of the safety puzzle.

campus environment

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Campus as Place

Furman University has received recognition for its commitment to its campus environment, most recently as a model for arboreta in the Southeast and across the nation.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

School's out for Summer!

Summer break is not for everyone, if it exists at all.

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations on Campus)

Think Clean When Going Green

Establishing a green cleaning program benefits the entire campus community.

Refinishing Floors

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Refinishing Floors

The difference between a good floor refinishing job and a bad one.

Ceiling, Walls and Floors Maintenance

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

On the Surface

Ceilings, walls and floors present challenges that can be met with planning and maintenance and without breaking the budget.

integrated control systems

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Converging Network Services

Expert advice for facilities managers on understanding and managing integrated technology and building management systems.



Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Let It Go

As the trend of outsourcing services grows, schools need to examine the pros and cons. What should you keep and what's safe to give up?

Facilities (Managing Assets)

Roofs

What is hanging over your head?

facility supervisor

Maintenance: Staffing, Methods & Practice

Preparing the Supervisors

Bring facility departments to the next level with solid training and preparation of supervisory personnel.

Zone Maintenance

Maintenance: Staffing, Methods & Practice

Reaping the Rewards of Zone Maintenance

Administrators share compelling reasons to consider organizing your maintenance department into zones.

facilities managers

Maintenance: Staffing, Methods & Practice

The Next Generation

Today's up-and-coming class of new facilities managers must combine practical knowledge of established methods of maintenance with increased technological options, leadership skills and a customer-focused mindset. It's a challenging balance, and one that current professionals say takes time and focus to achieve.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Maintenance by Design?

Avoid maintenance nightmares by claiming a spot at the design table.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

How Much?