Campus electrical distribution systems support all aspects of campus activity. Understanding the challenges for new and replacement installations is imperative for maintaining university operations and protecting capital investments. This article provides insight into identifying and addressing these challenges.
- By Jared Markle , Andrew Hay
- August 14th, 2019
Are there similarities in the design of spaces for education and for senior living? Specific areas where the two intersect include creating spaces that foster lifelong learning, help people build communities and foster relationships, and combat the stigma of being either young or old.
- By Jami Mohlenkamp, David Schafer
- July 29th, 2019
A look at spaces that shape student-faculty interactions on campus, and ultimately contribute to student success.
- By Amy Hoffman, Shawn Gaither
- July 16th, 2019
Gabe Guilliams, IESNA, LEED-AP, a principal and regional discipline leader with BuroHappold, speaks with CP&M about how institutions can strike a balance between architectural continuity and creating effective learning spaces for today’s students.
Preventative maintenance is crucial for identifying maintenance needs and determining the amount of deferred maintenance needed. It will also help facility managers plan and prioritize projects and evaluate their costs.
- By Western Specialty Contractors
- July 2nd, 2019
On the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, Chou Hall is a leading example of the practice of sustainable development.
- By Rebecca Holt
- June 25th, 2019
Student dining facilities are changing—and university officials need to be flexible and prepared.
- By Todd Sachse
- June 4th, 2019
Improved space scheduling can generate cash for colleges and universities. Here’s how.
- By Robert Abdul
- May 16th, 2019
Ensuring healthy air in your campus facilities contributes to the well being of your students and staff. Here’s how to breathe easy.
- By Tom Kolsun
- May 2nd, 2019
College dorms are among the top 10 hiding places for bed bugs. Prevention is preferable to treatment when dealing with this pest.
- By Joseph Latino
- April 17th, 2019
Real-world installations illustrate how an in-depth review of existing performing arts curricula and facilities can be of benefit when considering how best to upgrade existing spaces versus when to build new facilities.
- By Jonah Sacks, Robert Long
- April 8th, 2019
As the current administration's FY2020 proposed budget is released, the work is cut out for both houses’ appropriations and budget committees to meet the deadlines to finalize a FY 2020 budget. But like in most past years, the likelihood of meeting it is a far reach.
- By Fritz Edelstein
- March 21st, 2019
Addressing stormwater controls early in facilities design and incorporating multiple solutions can yield cost savings and long-term benefits to a campus and its neighbors.
- By Carolyn Howard
- March 11th, 2019
It’s flu season. Effectively keeping the campus environment clean can help reduce the spread of the pathogens that cause the flu.
- By Robert Kravitz
- February 25th, 2019
To ensure that your institution is better-equipped to withstand disruption or change, consider combined heat and power (CHP) as a powerful component of a resilience strategy.
- By Lauren Ray
- February 7th, 2019