Sustainability and High-Performance


Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations on Campus)

Engaging Sustainable Thinking

The University of Pittsburgh develops in a new academic paradigm.

Higher Education Building Trends

An Eye On the Horizon

As 2015 arrives, no one can be sure what the year will hold for higher education. Still, colleges and universities continue to evolve in physical, social, pedagogical, digital and other ways. Here is a sampling of trends worth watching.

TCO: In It For the Long Run

The University of South Carolina is looking long-term at sustainability and the total cost of ownership of its facilities, including the new home of the Darla Moore school of business.

Smart Thermostats at Kenyon College

Kenyon College is seeing thousands of dollars in savings from the installation of a smart thermostat system in its residence halls, and students are appreciating the upgrade.

California Building Codes

California Coding

A slew of new California building codes came on line this summer. What does this mean for the Golden State and the rest of the country?

capturing rainwater

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Catching the Rain

An innovative installation on the Carrier Dome is diverting rainwater into a usable commodity.

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations on Campus)

Thermal 'Ravioli'

A new bio-based phase-change material is providing HVAC savings.

Buffalo State College: Technology Building

Facility Focus (Career and Vocational Education)

Buffalo State College: Technology Building



energy savings

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Is It Hot In Here?

Or is it just you? Internal air quality and comfort are more than just temperature. Whether your school is pushing the envelope or making small changes, there are many ways to keep building occupants happy and energy bills in control.

Geothermal Energy Project

Underground In Missouri

The Geothermal Energy Project at Missouri University of Science and Technology

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations On Campus)

Computer Power Management

EPA ENERGY STAR makes it easy to save up to $50 per PC annually.

Buying Green: Everyone's Doing It

Across the country, colleges and universities are spending their green on green.

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.

sustainability strategies

Greening the Desert

Arizona State University Sun Devils' practical, integral sustainability strategies are transforming all aspects of their institution.

Green IT

Technology (Innovation for Education)

How Green Can IT Get?

From e-recycling to the cloud and beyond, IT departments are becoming greener.

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