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…


Facilities (Managing Assets)

Thinking Outside the Box

What if we could design and build lower-maintenance facilities?

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?

Campus signage

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Reading the Signs

Campus signage offers branding and wayfinding potential. Your signage program, however, must keep in step with the times to be effective for all users.

Communication Tools

Technology (Innovations For Education)

Communication Tools: Meeting Expectations

With effective and timely communication vital to all campus constituents, the right tools must be planned, in place and operating smoothly.

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.

Refinishing Floors

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Refinishing Floors

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

Facilities (Managing Assets)

Roofs

What is hanging over your head?

Food service floors

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Five-Second Rule

Expert advice on sorting through flooring options for food preparation and service areas.



Video Screens on Campus

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Big Screen on Campus

The digital delivery of information across campus is facilitated by the proliferation of innovative video screens.

Lighting the Way

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Lighting the Way

It's hard to overstate the importance of effective campus lighting. At institutions of all types and sizes, lighting is a key consideration.

University of Scranton

Facility Focus (Science, Research, Stem)

University of Scranton

exterior and interior of campus buildings

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

The Finished Product

Today's options for building exteriors vary widely from traditional brick. An expanded palette of materials offers vivid color and texture choices to architects and designers.

School Roofs

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Out of Sight...

...out of mind. That's what most people -- facility managers included -- think about their roofs, until there’s a problem. Informed choices and diligent maintenance could extend the usefulness of one of your school's biggest assets. Can you stretch the life your roof 20 years or beyond?

Walls and Ceilings: Design Options Offer Flexibility

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Walls and Ceilings: Design Options Offer Flexibility

Harlequin Floors

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Harlequin Floors Solves Problems for UArts

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