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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…


Exploring Construction Delivery Methods: Design-Bid-Build vs. Construction Management at Risk

There are many advantages, disadvantages and misconceptions that complicate the building owner’s decision process for selecting a construction delivery method.

Healthy Carpet Care

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Keys to Healthy Carpet Care

Methods to make sure your school's carpeted areas are clean and safe.

Case History (Real-World Solutions)

Polished Floors, Right on Schedule

Lutron skylight shades

Case History (Real-World Solutions)

Customized Shade System Reduces Costs

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Importance of Auditorium Acoustics

choosing the right flooring

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Flooring: Putting Your Foot Down

Experts share their preferences and decision-making processes for choosing the right flooring.

Classroom Design

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Do Classrooms Have To Be Designed A Certain Way?

Rethinking the good, the bad, and the ugly of flexible learning spaces.

lighting and HVAC control

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Creating a Brighter Future

Best practices and benefits of optimizing lighting and HVAC control.



school building products and materials

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Pleasing and Green

What's new in building products and materials?

Energy Saving Retrofit

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Energy Saving Retrofit

School Roofs Aren

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

School Roofs Aren't What They Used To Be

Sustainable, teachable roofs are beginning to replace asphalt and black membrane roofs.

Products That Work

Never Get Called on the Carpet

Solatube

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

School District Adds Daylighting With Solatube