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…


LEDs and Lighting Controls

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Illuminating Applications

Shining a Light on What's New in LEDs and Lighting Controls.

Re-Roof Protocol

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Is There a Better Re-Roof Protocol?

To everything there is a season, and now is the time to begin planning for summer re-roofs. Have you started?

digital signage

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Digital Signage: Everything Old Is New Again

Take a look at how school administrators are putting digital signage to use, capturing the attention of digital natives, aka students.

School Construction

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Solving Construction and Operating Problems With BIM

Building Information Modeling can help manage building construction, operations and maintenance.

Hot Tips (Safe Flooring Choices)

How Floors Keep Students Safer

Acoustical Considerations

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Acoustical Considerations for 21st-Century K-12 Learning Environments

Today's educational trends require sound acoustical design.

Safety & Security

Bulletproof Glass

Be careful, assumptions aren't the same as realities.



Hot Tips (Acoustics)

Flooring's Affect on Noise Levels

Building Materials

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Deciding What Building Materials to Specify

It's time to build a new school, and there's a lot more to the process than securing the funding and beginning the digging. One part of the process is choosing building materials. Here's how.

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.

Dude Solutions Is Back with More Data in Their 2018 Operations Health Index

See how your industry peers reported on the current state of their operations and get insight into how you can use the information to improve yours in Dude Solutions' 2018 Operations Health Index.

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