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Tarrant County College opted to use Job Order Contracting (JOC) for its major renovation, allowing multiple projects to be completed through a single contract.


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Tarrant County College opted to use Job Order Contracting (JOC) for its major renovation, allowing multiple projects to be completed through a single contract.

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College Opens New Location With Job Order Contracting

Tarrant County College opted to use Job Order Contracting (JOC) for its major renovation, allowing multiple projects to be completed through a single contract.

To Protect Property, Design Solutions for Campus Resiliency 

Mitigate damage from flooding and other weather related threats by incorporating preventive measures in buildings and around sites.

New LEED Requirements For Student Housing Shift Responsibility

New LEED v4 requirements for student housing require new training and a shift in the behaviors of students, residence life staff, maintenance, and housekeeping staff.

2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Award Winners Named

USGBC and Second Nature recognize University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Delta College for leadership practices in climate change mitigation, resilience.

U of AR Installs UV Technology In HVAC Equipment

Since 2008, the university's facilities department has pursued improved IAQ (and energy savings) by retrofitting campus AHUs with ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI).

Question Of The Week: Campus Sustainability Initiatives

Go beyond bottle and paper recycling with these seven creative campus sustainability programs.

25 U.S. Colleges Recognized For Sustainability

Campuses from coast to coast were ranked using the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database.

American University First In U.S. To Become Carbon Neutral

In 2010, AU pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2020. The school reached its goal two years early, making it the first carbon neutral university in the nation.

Five Tips For A Greener Campus

This Earth Day, consider how your facilities team can help guide your school's journey to reducing the campus carbon footprint.

Colleges Adding New Buildings Despite Budget Stress

Sightlines’ 2017 State of Facilities in Higher Education report shines spotlight on trends and best practices that dominated 2017 and will continue to influence campus facilities across North America in 2018.

UG2 Awarded IFM Contract For Cornell Tech Campus

Cornell University announces a multi-year agreement with UG2 for integrated facility management (IFM) services at its new Cornell Tech Campus in NYC.

NJIT Cuts Ribbon On New State-of-the-Art Wellness, Events Center

The state-of-the-art, multipurpose building provides large-scale space for professional conferencing, training, and career fairs, as well as social settings for the NJIT community.

UChicago Project Honored For Community Impact, Design, Construction

The University of Chicago’s Campus North Residential Commons has won three Design-Build Institute of America awards, including the first-ever Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility.

AASHE Releases 2017 Sustainable Campus Index

Annual publication recognizes top-performing colleges and universities as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).
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AASHE Honors 2017 Sustainability Award Winners

The annual awards honor the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.

FSU Faces Down Hurricane Irma

With a Category 5 hurricane threatening to cause major damage, Florida State University and Seminole Dining went into overdrive to keep students safe and fed.

Dartmouth College Selects Planon’s IWMS

The Ivy League school selected the Integrated Workplace Management System for optimization of facilities operations.

Transforming Welsh-Ryan Arena At Northwestern

The $110 million renovation and expansion project is part of the university's 2010 master athletics facilities plan recommendation.

Campus Core At Clemson University

Completion of a multi-faceted facility puts this university on the path to planned redevelopment of its central campus.

Higher Education And LED Lighting Retrofits

LED lighting retrofits make a significant impact on energy intensity, usage, and efficiency in facilities at colleges and universities.

Preparing For Higher Ed Staffing Challenges

There is an impending talent gap in the facility management profession, and higher education facilities are no exception.

Metal Roof Retrofit Retains Existing, Saves Time

At Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, integrated planning and installation improved building envelope performance of three buildings on campus.

Wall Panel And Coating Choices Contribute To LEED Gold

At Kankakee Community College, a pledge to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment called attention to exterior cladding and coating choices.

Secure Deferred Maintenance Funds With Third-Party Data Analysis

Having comprehensive data on hand can help facility management in higher education successfully pursue funding for needed improvements and repair.

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