December 2016 College Planning & Management

December 2016


On the Cover

saving energy with solar panels

Saving Energy: Insights and Ideas

By Blake Jackson

Renewable energy credits are helping institutions invest in themselves and the environment.


Features

Raining on roof

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Waterproofing Keys

By Mark Rowh

The building envelope has one primary job: keeping bad weather outside. There is a wide range of options available for waterproofing all aspects of the building envelope, from roofs to basements. Here are some of them.


vacuuming the staircase

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Caring for the Cleaning Machine

By Terry Sambrowski

Vacuum cleaners and floor machines are an investment. Proper care and maintenance of these tools is vital and will extend their lifespans and provide good return on the investment made in them.


Security drone

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Security Technology Wish List

By Amy Milshtein

Campus security professionals talk about what high tech gear they use, what new tools they covet and what they would never give up.


Columns

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

The Successful Presidential Search

By Dr. Scott D. Miller, Dr. Marylouise Fennell

Careful planning and measured steps are important for a successful result.


The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

An Award-Winning Green Campus

By Julie Rourke

A decade of efforts brings sustainability success to Lincoln Land Community College.


Editor’s Note (The View From Here)

Fond Farewells

By Deborah P. Moore


Recruit & Retain (Hampshire College)

Aligning Admissions with Mission

By Meredith Twombly

Recruiting the right type of student makes a big difference.


Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

So You Want a Career in FM?

By Pieter van der Have

How does the next generation of facility managers perceive the profession?


Departments

University of California, Santa Barbara: Davidson Library

Facility Focus (Libraries, Media Centers and Learning Labs)

University of California, Santa Barbara: Davidson Library


University of Southern Maine: The Learning Commons

Facility Focus (Libraries, Media Centers and Learning Labs)

University of Southern Maine: The Learning Commons


Villanova University: Falvey Library

Facility Focus (Libraries, Media Centers and Learning Labs)

Villanova University: Falvey Library


Products

student on bench with laptop

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Tuning In to Student Needs


Central Carolina Community College

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

New Software Provides Near-Paperless Campus


Extras

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Five Key Waterproofing Focus Areas


Ask the Expert (Calculating Costs)

What costs should be considered for flooring?

By Bob Bethel


Hot Tips (Flooring)

Simplify Maintenance With Rubber Flooring

By Tasha Hughes


Facilities (Campus Spaces)

At The End of The Day

After they've been used and maintained, be sure to then store your vacuum cleaners and floor machines properly.


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