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…


building envelope

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Sealing the Envelope

Whether renovating existing or constructing new facilities, attention must be paid to achieving the end result of a resilient, secure, energy-efficient building envelope.

Hot Tips: Flooring

Advantages of Seamless Floors

Construction Delays

The Impact of Construction Delays

From scaled-back plans to increased costs, scrambled schedules and more, construction delays cause headaches. Planning for the unexpected will help to keep your projects on track.

CPTED

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Safety First

The right products plus CPTED can contribute to a snug campus.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Research Review

hydronic circulators

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Upgrades at SNHU

New pumps bring university residence halls into the next decade.



flooring options

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

What's Trending in #Floors?

A variety of flooring options, from concrete to carpet to cork, are being successfully integrated into today's campus facilities.

HVAC

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Cool It

HVAC may not be exciting but a lower energy bill sure is. Here are two ways to achieve thermal delight without breaking the bank.

HVAC Water

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Water World

Your HVAC systems need chemically balanced water to maintain a healthy environment. Does your school have the right mix?

Acoustics

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

As Good as It Sounds

Acoustics impact student learning. Plans for physical spaces — walls, ceilings, flooring and more — made with good acoustics in mind at design and construction phases will result in high-performance, effective facilities.

Designing for Research

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Designing for Research

Selecting the right materials in order to deliver a safe, efficient and technology-laden facility that can adapt to changing research directions can be a daunting task.

Trends in Higher Education Interiors

Trends in Higher Education Interiors

An increasing number of options in materials, furnishings and finishes is leading to vibrant, inviting design.

Roofs Bearing Weight

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Roofs: Bearing the Weight of a New Job

Today's roofs are often expected to bear the weight of physical components that contribute to sustainability efforts. Here's what you need to know when planning for these features.

Dude Solutions Is Back with More Data in Their 2018 Operations Health Index

See how your industry peers reported on the current state of their operations and get insight into how you can use the information to improve yours in Dude Solutions' 2018 Operations Health Index.

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