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…


HVAC IAQ

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Comfort and Health

Lakeshore Schools renovate to pass the IAQ test.

Hot Tips: Entrance Flooring Systems

Defense Starts At the Entrance

Sustainable Schools

Breaking From Convention

Achieving comfort in the classroom — without air conditioning.

roof management

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The End of Worst First - Roofs in Transition

Just like everything else in education, technology and new methodologies are changing the traditional approach to roof management.

Lighting Design

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

School Lighting Design

Systems, sensors and controls that save money.

Hot Tips: Floor Construction

Dance Floors vs. Sports Floors

Facilities

The Impact of Roof Color on Schools' Energy Efficiency

band and choral room acoustics design

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Walls and Ceilings

A planning primer for band and choral room acoustics design.



Hot Tips

Flooring Installation

"How to prevent moisture-related flooring issues."

School exteriors

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

A Changing Landscape

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

Hot Tips (Green Doors)

Thermal Efficiency of the Building Envelope Is Critical

sustainability signage

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Everywhere a Sign

Using signage to teach about sustainability while prompting green behavior.

Floors

Education Interiors

What's Underfoot Matters

Floors can be a standout part of a school's interior and enhance the educational experience.

Life Cycle Costs

Education Interiors

Figuring Life Cycle Costs

Buying furniture and equipment for K-12 school districts requires an analyst's mind.

Hot Tips

Wall Coverings

Does your institution have a deferred maintenance backlog?




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