Construction Methods & 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…

Features

  • Business (Managing Higher Ed)
    Building Information Modeling

    The Benefits of BIM

    Harnessing novel Building Information Modeling methods for better campuses and facilities. 09/01/2017

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)
    Walls

    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)
    HVAC

    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)

    The Prestige Factor

    02/01/2017
  • Technology (Innovations for Education)

    The Writing on the Wall

    02/01/2017
  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Who Owns Your Building Envelope?

    01/01/2017
  • Facilities (Campus Spaces

    What Floor Do You Live On?

    10/01/2016
  • Business (Managing Higher Ed)

    Do You Deliver?

    09/01/2016

Whitepapers

  • Wireless Lighting Case Study

    Case Study: Saving Energy and Enhancing the Learning Environment

    Budget and timeline restrictions can limit a facility team's options for high-performance lighting retrofits. See how Madison College is using Vive Wireless solutions across their campus for long-term success.

  • 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.

Research & Special Reports

  • SPM Facilities Sourcebook 2017

    CP&M Facilities Sourcebook 2017

    This special reference guide is designed to help campus administrators make the most of their resources by helping them evaluate suppliers and examine the range of options available.

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