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…


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

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.

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.



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

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