Construction Methods & Materials

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  • 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. 06/01/2017

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    The Boiler Room Is the Classroom

    What will students see when they look inside an advanced campus HVAC system? High-tech HVAC systems can serve as living labs. 04/01/2017

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)
    campus lighting retrofit

    Tackling a Lighting Retrofit: Ten Tips for Success

    Can you save energy (and money) by undertaking a retrofit with today's lighting technology? Yes, you can, say the experts. 03/01/2017

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)
    Leaky roof

    Is the Roof Leaking?

    Leaky roofs can lead to expensive damage to facilities. Early detection of roof leaks can save headaches and dollars. Here is a look at various methods of leak detection for commercial roofing systems. 03/01/2017

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)
    campus flooring choices

    The Prestige Factor

    Flooring plays a vital role in creating attractive "front-of-the-house" spaces. But in addition to being attractive, the floors in these areas must also be functional, safe and cost-effective. 02/01/2017

  • Technology (Innovations for Education)

    The Writing on the Wall

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Who Owns Your Building Envelope?

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces

    What Floor Do You Live On?

  • Business (Managing Higher Ed)

    Do You Deliver?

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    The Right Stuff




  • Case Study: University Sports Arena Retrofit

    Case Study: University Sports Arena Retrofit

    Educational Facilities on a mission to retrofit older campus buildings with more energy efficient HVAC systems run into many structural and design limitations. The latest HVAC trend to combat these limitations is fabric ductwork.

  • Live and Learn

    FOCUS: Live and Learn

    Learn more about the impact facilities have on how a student learns and how they feel.

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