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…


Hot Tips: Acoustics

Controlling Noise in Classrooms

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?

Educational interiors

Design for Today's Students

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

Hot Tips: Indoor Air Quality

Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS)

Hot Tips: Flooring

Dance Floors vs. Sports Floors

Lighting design for educational facilities

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Bright Ideas

Lighting design for educational facilities can impact student achievement. A careful balance of natural and artificial lighting is optimal for spaces where learning takes place.

Roofs That Last

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Roofs That Last

From extreme weather to the passage of time, campus roofs take a beating. Keeping your roofs in prime condition is key to maintaining secure, comfortable facilities.

Hot Tips: Floor Maintenance

Preventing Moisture-Related Flooring Issues



Hot Tips (Sustainable Facilities)

How to Select a Green Door

Preparing Your Building for Winter From Roof to Foundation

Routine inspections in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.

Flooring

Education Interiors

Focus On the Floor

Flooring choices can reflect your institution's identity, mission, commitment to sustainability and more.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Building Skills

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.

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