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Designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the updated Hill College House in Philadephia welcomes students for the 2017-18 academic year.
Under a 25-year agreement, the University of Virginia will purchase the entire output of a proposed 120-acre solar facility, currently equal to nearly 10% of the university's electric demand.
Higher education is a dynamic environment, and construction planning should follow suit to maximize benefits and minimize risk.
The second phase of an energy performance contract between the service provider and a Newfoundland-based university aims to address $6 million of deferred maintenance.
At Washington University in St. Louis, updating a facility housing labs and offices included a new central stairwell.
To launch and continue a campus sustainability plan, establish a vision and strong support of leadership that will help to inspire all stakeholders.
To understand further how students are using their libraries, a Cincinnati architecture firm surveyed more than 20 of these higher education facilities.
The National Association for College and University Food Services (NACUFS) has named the 2017 winners of annual Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards.
Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.
One winner, the University of Manitoba, organized BEE/HOUSE/LAB project, an international competition to design a bee house for fabrication, deployment.
Next month, the competition will award one higher education institution a $50,000 prize to be used toward a new or existing sustainability project on its campus.
The west coast home of Boston-based Emerson College receives 2016 Presidential Award of Excellence in Engineering from AISC's IDEAS2 program.
This universal alerting engine from Status Solutions integrates standalone alarm and communication systems in facilities for effective response.
At Schenectady County Community College in New York, Ultraviolet-C Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) upper air units were installed around the campus.
AASHE has teamed up with multiple organizations to help boost green power purchases on college campuses.
Energy efficiency ranks as the key priority among higher education facility leaders, according to new study from Schneider Electric and the Alliance to Save Energy.
This project delivery method aims to maximize all stakeholder expertise and spurs performance-based design.
If your transformers are 10 to 15 years old, consider taking proactive steps to save utility costs and prevent power outages.
Energy codes are being examined in various parts of the country, and energy reporting is being considered as a benchmarking target. Read more about these topics in the latest issue of Facility Executive magazine.
This first in the series is from the winner of the 2013 Award, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management at Oklahoma City Community College.
Combined heat and power (CHP) systems, also known as cogeneration, simultaneously produces electricity and useful heat from a single energy source — increasing energy efficiency.
Five universities have been recognized with this inaugural award.
AASHE, a three year partner of the Arbor Day Foundation, is encouraging its member campuses to plant trees this spring.
The core values of facility management excellence are exemplified by a man who achieves a perfect balance.
A survey by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education reveals a workforce that reports a sense of job security and satisfaction.
The company is the first commercial-sector sponsor of the Recycling Organizations of North America.
The Focus Configurator and Spec Builder aim to facilitate choosing the ideal seating products for a project.
Higher education institutions can now save more on tires, tubes, and installation services with a competitively awarded contract from E&I Cooperative Purchasing. As the...
Stetson University in DeLand, FL will offer some of its students a pet friendly residence hall to live in beginning with the Fall 2010...
Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, OH is the first community college in the state to receive the Bellwether Award from the Community College Futures Assembly.
Visitors will now be able to access the Internet on the university's 23 campuses using any Wi-Fi enabled device.
The Second Annual SustainIU initiative at the Bloomington campus of Indiana University kicks off today.