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…

Preparing Your Building for Winter From Roof to Foundation

Routine inspections in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.


Education Interiors

Focus On the Floor

Flooring choices can reflect your institution's identity, mission, commitment to sustainability and more.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Building Skills

building envelope

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Sealing the Envelope

Whether renovating existing or constructing new facilities, attention must be paid to achieving the end result of a resilient, secure, energy-efficient building envelope.

Hot Tips: Flooring

Advantages of Seamless Floors

Construction Delays

The Impact of Construction Delays

From scaled-back plans to increased costs, scrambled schedules and more, construction delays cause headaches. Planning for the unexpected will help to keep your projects on track.


Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Safety First

The right products plus CPTED can contribute to a snug campus.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Research Review

hydronic circulators

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Upgrades at SNHU

New pumps bring university residence halls into the next decade.

flooring options

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

What's Trending in #Floors?

A variety of flooring options, from concrete to carpet to cork, are being successfully integrated into today's campus facilities.


Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Cool It

HVAC may not be exciting but a lower energy bill sure is. Here are two ways to achieve thermal delight without breaking the bank.

HVAC Water

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Water World

Your HVAC systems need chemically balanced water to maintain a healthy environment. Does your school have the right mix?


Facilities (Campus Spaces)

As Good as It Sounds

Acoustics impact student learning. Plans for physical spaces — walls, ceilings, flooring and more — made with good acoustics in mind at design and construction phases will result in high-performance, effective facilities.

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