Construction Methods & 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…


  • Technology (Innovations for Education)
    internet of things

    Intelligent Facilities

    The Internet of Things can make the job of facilities managers easier, but getting buy-in may take some time and education. 10/01/2018

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)
    Building Envelope

    At First Sight

    Diverse, innovative materials are available for the building envelope, adding impactful visual interest as well as energy efficiency to campus facilities. 09/01/2018

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)
    prefab construction

    Today's Prefab Construction

    Personalized prefab is here. Really. Are you willing to try it? 07/01/2018

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)
    green demolition

    Green Demolition

    Often before a new building goes up, an old building must come down. These are the steps to a systematic, sustainable approach to demolition. 07/01/2018

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    9-to-5 Flooring

    Campus administrative and office areas have requirements for flooring that differ from academic, residence hall, athletics, and other facilities. Here's what to consider for these working spaces. 06/01/2018

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Walls That Promote Learning

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Lighting the Way on Campus

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    What's Up With the Roof?

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Flooring Matters: Finding What Works

  • Technology (Innovations for Education)

    Digital Signage: Bigger Thinking Equals Bigger Audiences


Gordian Higher Education Facility Toolkit

Job Order Contracting (JOC) is a proven alternative to traditional procurement that streamlines renovations, repairs, emergency and time-sensitive projects and straightforward new construction. Bring speed, precision and efficiency to your campus construction process and projects.


Research & Special Reports

  • 2018 Facilities Sourcebook

    CP&M Facilities Sourcebook 2018

    This special section is designed as a reference to aid campus administrators in making the most of their resources by helping them evaluate suppliers and examine the range of options available.

Columns & Articles

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