Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Higher Education Facilities articles below.
Tarrant County College opted to use Job Order Contracting (JOC) for its major renovation, allowing multiple projects to be completed through a single contract.
Mitigate damage from flooding and other weather related threats by incorporating preventive measures in buildings and around sites.
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.
USGBC and Second Nature recognize University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Delta College for leadership practices in climate change mitigation, resilience.
Since 2008, the university's facilities department has pursued improved IAQ (and energy savings) by retrofitting campus AHUs with ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI).
Go beyond bottle and paper recycling with these seven creative campus sustainability programs.
Campuses from coast to coast were ranked using the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database.
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.
This Earth Day, consider how your facilities team can help guide your school's journey to reducing the campus carbon footprint.
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.
Cornell University announces a multi-year agreement with UG2 for integrated facility management (IFM) services at its new Cornell Tech Campus in NYC.
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.
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.
Annual publication recognizes top-performing colleges and universities as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).
The annual awards honor the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.
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.
The Ivy League school selected the Integrated Workplace Management System for optimization of facilities operations.
The $110 million renovation and expansion project is part of the university's 2010 master athletics facilities plan recommendation.
Completion of a multi-faceted facility puts this university on the path to planned redevelopment of its central campus.
LED lighting retrofits make a significant impact on energy intensity, usage, and efficiency in facilities at colleges and universities.
There is an impending talent gap in the facility management profession, and higher education facilities are no exception.
At Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, integrated planning and installation improved building envelope performance of three buildings on campus.
At Kankakee Community College, a pledge to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment called attention to exterior cladding and coating choices.
Having comprehensive data on hand can help facility management in higher education successfully pursue funding for needed improvements and repair.