Building Envelope


building envelope

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Building Envelope

Envelopes have long since evolved from a means to just keep outside out and inside in. Systems are advancing with, among other things, sophisticated air and vapor barriers, airtight interiors, increasingly efficient windows, and exceedingly insulated roofs.

Open But Secure

Steel School Construction

Sustainable Schools

Steel Brings Transparency to Construction Sustainability

EDPs provide designers and construction professionals with valuable information.

daylighting in classroom

Energy Savings: Insights and Innovation

As U.S. schools continue to face increasing budget pressures, implementing strategies for energy savings can have a significant positive impact on the bottom line for school districts.



Koliganek Huskies school

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Managing Moisture

Building schools in Alaska has is own set of challenges.

Hot Tips (Green Doors)

Thermal Efficiency of the Building Envelope Is Critical

School exteriors

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

A Changing Landscape

School exteriors are no longer an afterthought, but important in many ways.

Building Envelope

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Building Envelopes

It's all about energy usage.

Transparency in buildings

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

A Sense of Place

Making schools more transparent builds a communal environment.

There Can Be No Doubt

Facilities and the conditions of the learning environment have an effect on students and staff.

Next Generation Learning Interiors

Education Interiors

The Needs They Are A-Changin'

"Next-Generation Learning" is having a significant affect on interior design.

Gresham-Barlow Schools Save Over $1.5 Million Annually

See how this school district went from bleeding energy dollars to saving over $1.5 million a year in cost avoidance, earning an ENERGY STAR rating of 97 and becoming an 11-time Partner of the Year award winner.

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