In-Depth Case Studies

This regular feature provides an in-depth look at a major renovation or new construction project from the point of view of the facility manager.



stage technology

Theater Case Study: Innovation Takes Center Stage

In Cincinnati, a facility manager unwraps a new $50 million theater that includes the latest and greatest in stage technology.
parking garage lighting

Lighting Maintenance: Under The Spotlight

Potawatomi Casino Hotel refreshed its parking garage lighting to enhance the visitor experience.
Terrace Bay Hotel

Hotel Case Study: A Luxurious Transformation

Located on the beautiful coast of Lake Michigan, the Terrace Bay Hotel has undergone several renovations to create a high-end guest experience.
water management

A Hospital Back In Balance

For healthcare centers like Community Hospital, a sophisticated automated water management program is now just a touch screen away.
School IAQ

How This Elementary School Improved Its IAQ

Panther Valley Elementary School in Nesquehoning, PA improved its IAQ to create a better environment for students and staff.
construction high school

Flexible Focus Shapes New School

Sustainability, collaborative space, and flexibility were primary objectives for construction of a new central Ohio high school.
manufacturing workspace

Design For Modern Manufacturing

A diamond maker chooses streamlined design and energy efficiency for Oregon lab.
Hospitality facilities

The New Normal For Hospitality

Hospitality facilities are busy incorporating COVID-19 protocols to welcome back guests with safety and comfort.
senior housing

Senior Living: The Wellness Effect

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the senior living industry was evolving from a care-based business model to one that is wellness-based, with care.
healthcare flooring

Healthcare Facilities Design: Hygienic Flooring For Healthcare

Safety is imperative when designing healthcare facilities. Specifying the right materials for the floor is essential, yet can be overlooked for infection prevention.
healthcare facilities

Healthcare Facilities Design After COVID-19

Healthcare facilities designers have a leading role in creating safer spaces in a post-COVID-19 world. Here are five areas of focus to address when rethinking facility layout.
Purpose-Based Design

Purpose-Based Design For The Workplace

Successful workplaces are not designed by looks alone. Purpose-based design is about finding the right balance between looks and functionality.
Poettker Construction Company headquarters

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: New Year, New Space

Ten years in the making, a modern headquarters facility for a Breese, IL construction firm takes shape.
Soldiers Memorial Military Museum

LEED Case Study: A Place Of Honor Sustained

Built in 1938, the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum in St. Louis, MO has earned LEED Gold certification.
Virtua Health

Adaptive Reuse Creates New Healthcare Facility

In Moorestown, NJ, designing a cancer care center included both existing and new elements.
LEED Case Study

LEED Case Study: Moving Up To LEED Gold

Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center’s achieved recertification via the new LEED v4.1 performance path.
UCLA

Hospitality Case Study: Hospitality, California Style

In the heart of the UCLA campus, a LEED Platinum conference center inspires collaboration and innovation.
Pennsylvania Hospital

Healthcare Case Study: Preserving The Past, Caring For The Future

At Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first, facility upgrades help to steer 21st century operations.
storm shelters

Shelter From The Storm

In Moore, OK, the public school district is building FEMA-grade storm shelters to protect against tornadoes.
Little Rock

LEED Case Study: The Show Will Go On

In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Worried About Workforce Shortages? Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

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