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…


  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Flooring for Learning Spaces

    Choosing the right flooring for lecture halls and classrooms will have an impact on acoustics, aesthetics, maintenance, and more. 03/01/2019

  • Technology (Innovations for Education)
    digital sinage and display

    Top Uses for Digital Signage and Displays

    Details of developing a successful installation on the campus of West Virginia University. 01/01/2019

  • Technology (Innovations for Education)
    internet of things

    Intelligent Facilities

    The Internet of Things can make the job of facilities managers easier, but getting buy-in may take some time and education. 10/01/2018

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)
    Building Envelope

    At First Sight

    Diverse, innovative materials are available for the building envelope, adding impactful visual interest as well as energy efficiency to campus facilities. 09/01/2018

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)
    prefab construction

    Today's Prefab Construction

    Personalized prefab is here. Really. Are you willing to try it? 07/01/2018

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Green Demolition

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    9-to-5 Flooring

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Walls That Promote Learning

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Lighting the Way on Campus

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    What's Up With the Roof?


Gordian Higher Education Facility Toolkit

Job Order Contracting (JOC) is a proven alternative to traditional procurement that streamlines renovations, repairs, emergency and time-sensitive projects and straightforward new construction. Bring speed, precision and efficiency to your campus construction process and projects.



  • Connectrac Competitive Advantage

    Why Connectrac is a Better Option than Core Drilling, Trenching and Power Poles

    With Connectrac, you can supply your clients, tenants and staff with the full range of power and data without the expense, disruption, lost time, inflexibility and unsightliness of core drilling, trenching, and power poles.

  • Higher Ed Summer Construction

    [eBook] Maximize Summer Construction

    Summer means juggling renovation, alteration and maintenance projects, all of which need to take place in a limited time. With a short window to work, you can't afford to get behind schedule. View this summer construction eBook for tips on how to effectively plan and execute your campus summer projects.

Research & Special Reports

  • 2018 Facilities Sourcebook

    CP&M Facilities Sourcebook 2018

    This special section is designed as a reference to aid campus administrators in making the most of their resources by helping them evaluate suppliers and examine the range of options available.

Columns & Articles

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