CP&M Article Archive

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electronic security

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Electronic Security on College Campuses

College campuses need to secure lots of doors, today. Security departments are turning to electronic locks to secure those doors.

spaces for learning

Spaces for Learning

The evolution of academic spaces on campus continues to transform interiors into areas that are interactive, tech-enabled, and adaptable to a variety of uses for collaborative engagement.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

R.I.P. Liberal Arts?

Texas A&M University

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

Texas A&M University: Student Recreation Center Expansion and Renovation

Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Facility Managers: Their Role in Fire Safety

The people who know your buildings best have a role in protecting them.

San Bernardino Valley College

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

San Bernardino Valley College: Kinesiology and Athletics Complex

Ask the Expert (Gunshot Detection)

How can we add gunshot detection to our facilities?

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

What's Under Your Feet?

Don't overlook the importance of floor coverings in your campus facilities.



Intelligent Buildings (Facility Systems and Efficiency)

Data-Driven Facility Management

Operational data comprise a tangible resource for building managers.

Washington University

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

Washington University: Francis Field House

Coe College

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

Coe College: Athletic and Recreational Complex

Hot Tips (Occupant Safety)

Planning for Evacuation

movable furniture

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Planning for Movable Furniture

An outdoor furniture installation on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the result of a desire to increase the use of campus spaces...and a helping hand from a coalition intended to strengthen community.

deferred maintenance

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Dealing With the Deferred Maintenance Challenge

How do you make inroads into a seemingly insurmountable deferred maintenance backlog?

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

The Healing Power of Landscape

The University of Texas at Austin balances health, community, and ecology.

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