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…


Rainscreen Systems: Keeping Your Buildings Dry

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.

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.

Hot Tips (Sustainable Construction)

Building With Wood

flooring

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Flooring Matters: Finding What Works

Floors are a conspicuous, hard-working element of every facility on campus. Affecting everything from branding, recruiting, and aesthetics to wayfinding, acoustics, and safety, selecting the right flooring for buildings requires attention to detail.

digital signage

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Digital Signage: Bigger Thinking Equals Bigger Audiences

Advances in digital signage technology are bringing exciting opportunities to college and university campuses.

Hot Tips (Facilities Maintenance)

Keeping Entrances Clean and Safe



Hot Tips (Building Products)

Glazed Brick

Building Information Modeling

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

The Benefits of BIM

Harnessing novel Building Information Modeling methods for better campuses and facilities.

Hot Tips (HVAC)

VRF Technology

Hot Tips (Flooring)

Flooring for Safety

Walls

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

The Handwriting Is on the Wall

Take a look at the next big thing in college and university classroom design: walls you can write on and push around.

Hot Tips: Wall Protection

Three Things to Know About Wall Protection

Hot Tips (Accoustics)

Flooring's Role in Acoustics

Dude Solutions Is Back with More Data in Their 2018 Operations Health Index

See how your industry peers reported on the current state of their operations and get insight into how you can use the information to improve yours in Dude Solutions' 2018 Operations Health Index.

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