Construction Methods and Materials

Find out more about what goes into your facilities…from building materials; structural, mechanical and electrical systems; modular construction; BIM and commissioning; project delivery methods and management; and more…


campus flooring choices

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

The Prestige Factor

Flooring plays a vital role in creating attractive "front-of-the-house" spaces. But in addition to being attractive, the floors in these areas must also be functional, safe and cost-effective.

building envelope: parking structure

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Who Owns Your Building Envelope?

Communication is key to answering this question, especially when multiple contractors and systems are involved.

Ask the Expert (Calculating Costs)

What costs should be considered for flooring?

Hot Tips (Flooring)

Simplify Maintenance With Rubber Flooring

residence hall flooring

Facilities (Campus Spaces

What Floor Do You Live On?

Designers face challenges when selecting residence hall flooring. It must be attractive, durable enough to withstand regular move-ins and move-outs, as well as being safe and easy to maintain. What options are working?

Hot Tips (Wall Protection)

Create Visual Interest With Wall Protection

Higher Ed new construction

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

The Right Stuff

Many variables go into choosing materials and systems for your new buildings. How do facility managers find the right balance?

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

Recalibrate, Retune, Rebalance

An update to Rowan Hall's HVAC controls improves system performance.



Hot Tips: Flooring Materials

Entrance Flooring Systems

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

Consider Your Outside Lighting

Too much can be as risky as too little. Find a balance.

green flooring material

Facilities (Campus Spaces

Friendly Flooring

When selecting flooring materials and designs for new or renovation projects, don't forget to factor in ADA compliance in order to assurance safety and accessibility for all.

Building Controls

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Get Smart

Building systems are acting more and more like social media, getting smarter, driving energy savings and customer satisfaction. Are you #connected?

Hot Tips: Acoustics

Controlling Noise in Classrooms

classroom acoustics and audiovisual design

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Active Learning and Case Study Classrooms

Evolving classroom styles drive acoustics and audiovisual design.

Educational interiors

Design for Today's Students

Educational interiors flex to meet new demands as students look for connectivity, mobility, interaction, comfort and collaboration.

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