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…


Hot Tips (Wall Protection)

Things to Know About Wall Protection

internet of things

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Intelligent Facilities

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

Building Envelope

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

At First Sight

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

Hot Tips (HVAC Efficiency)

Using VRF Systems to Solve HVAC Challenges

prefab construction

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Today's Prefab Construction

Personalized prefab is here. Really. Are you willing to try it?

green demolition

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

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.

flooring

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.

walls

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Walls That Promote Learning

Walls and ceilings have evolved from flat white panels into attractive interior design elements that contribute to educational quality.



Hot Tips (Flooring Options)

How Rubber Flooring Impacts Costs

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

What's Under Your Feet?

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

Rainscreen Systems: Keeping Your Buildings Dry

Hot Tips (Sustainable Construction)

Building With Wood

campus lighting

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Lighting the Way on Campus

What's new in lighting technology for campus facilities as well as the campus itself? The answers might surprise you.

roof

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

What's Up With the Roof?

Out of sight, out of mind should not apply to your facilities' roofs. Attention to evaluating, maintaining, repairing, and ultimately replacing your roofing systems is vital to avoiding unexpected expenses and possible catastrophic damage.

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