White Papers & Case Studies


Minimizing the Financial Impact of Campus Emergency Work

Minimizing the Financial Impact of Campus Emergency Work

August 16th, 2016

As part of a preparedness plan, administrators need to include responsive and reliable procurement strategies that enable repair, construction and replacement work to begin immediately following an emergency. Read this eBook to learn how to effectively navigate the procurement process during emergency situations and fast-track recovery.


Live and Learn

FOCUS: Live and Learn

July 26th, 2016

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


From the Ceiling to the Cloud

From the Ceiling to the Cloud: How Intelligent Lighting Gives Credence to the Promise of Smarter Buildings and Classrooms

May 24th, 2016

This paper provides a background on the IoT revolution, describes key components needed to implement an effective intelligent lighting system, and spotlights San Diego Community College District in part by implementing their ultra-efficient smart lighting system.


Student Housing: Material choices for cleaner bathrooms and showers

Student Housing: Material choices for cleaner bathrooms and showers

January 14th, 2016

Find out how student housing bathroom surfaces can be major weapons in the fight against mold and mildew.


Safely Recycling Fluourecent Lamps

Safely Recycling Fluorescent Lamps

January 12th, 2016

This paper covers the essential elements for safely recycling fluorescent lamps including the dangers of mercury and exposure; the state and federal regulatory agencies which regulate mercury exposure; and the crushed lamp recycling process.


Flooring and Indoor Air Quality

Flooring and Indoor Air Quality - A Challenge to Common Misperceptions

October 15th, 2015

While controlling pollutants from raw materials and manufacturing processes is key to healthy indoor air, flooring offers an important opportunity to positively impact IAQ.


How Flooring Affects Acoustic Performance

How Flooring Affects Acoustic Performance

April 30th, 2015

Find out about the impacts that different types of flooring can have on airborne noise reduction, structure-borne noise reduction, speech intelligibility and reverberation time.


Life Safety, Security, and Operational Conflicts

Life Safety, Security, and Operational Conflicts

October 16th, 2014

Our world is full of threats. For the purpose of this paper, we will outline threats in schools and universities and how various life safety and security door hardware can reduce those threats. The buildings and systems we interact with everyday are designed to limit our exposure to the risk of fire, bodily harm and other such threats. We tend to take for granted many of the safety features afforded us by these systems, but nevertheless they influence our daily lives.


Trends and Ideas in Dorm Bathroom Design

Trends and Ideas in Dorm Bathroom Design

September 17th, 2014

Find out how residence hall bathrooms can be renovated not only to freshen and modernize, but also to bring them up to code.


Polished Concrete and LEED v4.0 Certification

Polished Concrete and LEED v4.0 Certification

July 16th, 2014

This white paper covers LEED v4 for New Construction (NC) and Major Renovations, which has new categories, including some that a polished concrete floor can have an impact on.


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