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…


school roof installation

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Weather or Not?

Maintaining watertight roofs is an ongoing challenge for many facilities professionals. In seeking advice from experts all over the country, their lessons learned were in several categories.

school lit up at night

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Saving Money on School Lighting Design

A school's lighting system affects the physical and emotional well being of the students and the staff. It also plays a major role in the facility's energy costs. In this article we explore how much of this expense can be avoided.

outdoor signage

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Vital Role of Signage and Digital Displays

Wayfinding, Notification, Communication and More.

Greening Carpet Care

school flooring options

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Choice is Yours

The lowdown on school flooring options.

Steel School Construction

Sustainable Schools

Steel Brings Transparency to Construction Sustainability

EDPs provide designers and construction professionals with valuable information.

Koliganek Huskies school

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Managing Moisture

Building schools in Alaska has is own set of challenges.

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.



Ask the Expert (Flooring Maintenance)

What Additional Flooring Costs Should Be Considered?

Hot Tips (Rubber Flooring)

Simplify Maintenance with Rubber Flooring

Photovoltaic Roof

Maintenance & Operations

Largest K-12 Photovoltaic Roof Top Solar System in Virginia

School stairway flooring

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Hard Choices

Five tips for choosing the best flooring solutions.

Dance vs. Sports Floor

school construction project

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Nailed It This Summer

Now that projects are finished and occupied, it is time to review the lessons learned and the process by which capital projects are planned, budgeted, funded and delivered.

John Adams Elementary: District 11 Students Move to Reopened School

The first day of school for students at John Adams Elementary, on August 18, will mark a new beginning for students and staff.

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