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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.


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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.

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UPenn Student Residence Renovated For LEED Gold

Designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the updated Hill College House in Philadephia welcomes students for the 2017-18 academic year.

UVA Expands Its Solar Energy Portfolio

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.

Maintaining Flexibility In Facility Planning

Higher education is a dynamic environment, and construction planning should follow suit to maximize benefits and minimize risk.

Honeywell Contract With Memorial University Re-ups Energy Improvements

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.

Stairwell Boosts Connection At University Facility

At Washington University in St. Louis, updating a facility housing labs and offices included a new central stairwell.

10 Ways To Advance Campus Carbon Neutrality

To launch and continue a campus sustainability plan, establish a vision and strong support of leadership that will help to inspire all stakeholders.

What Do Students Need In A Campus Library? Just Ask Them.

To understand further how students are using their libraries, a Cincinnati architecture firm surveyed more than 20 of these higher education facilities.

Higher Ed Foodservice Innovations Recognized

The National Association for College and University Food Services (NACUFS) has named the 2017 winners of annual Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards.

Funding Higher Education Facilities With P3 Agreements

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.

AASHE Presents Its Higher Ed Sustainability Awards

One winner, the University of Manitoba, organized BEE/HOUSE/LAB project, an international competition to design a bee house for fabrication, deployment.

AASHE Competition Highlights 20 Sustainability Semi-Finalists

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.

Engineering Award For Higher Ed Construction Project

The west coast home of Boston-based Emerson College receives 2016 Presidential Award of Excellence in Engineering from AISC's IDEAS2 program.

Nova Scotia Community College Adopts SARA For Emergency Alerts

This universal alerting engine from Status Solutions integrates standalone alarm and communication systems in facilities for effective response.

UV-C Lights Helped College Combat Illness Last Winter

At Schenectady County Community College in New York, Ultraviolet-C Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) upper air units were installed around the campus.

Partnership To Renew Higher Ed

AASHE has teamed up with multiple organizations to help boost green power purchases on college campuses.

FM Alert: Energy Efficiency Key Priority For Higher Ed Facilities

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.

Question Of The Week: Integrated Project Delivery Insights?

This project delivery method aims to maximize all stakeholder expertise and spurs performance-based design.

Upgrading Power Transformers

If your transformers are 10 to 15 years old, consider taking proactive steps to save utility costs and prevent power outages.

Facility Executive | March/April 2015 Issue

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.

FM Alert: Revisiting TFM Facility Executive Of The Year Winners

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.

EPA Recognizes Healthcare and Higher Ed CHP

Combined heat and power (CHP) systems, also known as cogeneration, simultaneously produces electricity and useful heat from a single energy source — increasing energy efficiency.

APPA Awards Add Sustainability

Five universities have been recognized with this inaugural award.

Tree Plantings On College Campuses

AASHE, a three year partner of the Arbor Day Foundation, is encouraging its member campuses to plant trees this spring.

TFM Names William Coleman Facility Executive Of The Year

The core values of facility management excellence are exemplified by a man who achieves a perfect balance.

Sustainability Staffing In Higher Education

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.

Rubbermaid Partners With Recycling Group

The company is the first commercial-sector sponsor of the Recycling Organizations of North America.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Interactive Spec Tools From American Seating

The Focus Configurator and Spec Builder aim to facilitate choosing the ideal seating products for a project.

Higher Ed Buying Co-Op Contracts With Michelin

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...

Pets To Join Campus Life At Stetson University

Stetson University in DeLand, FL will offer some of its students a pet friendly residence hall to live in beginning with the Fall 2010...

Higher Ed Institution Noted For Sustainability

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.

Penn State Expands Wi-Fi

Visitors will now be able to access the Internet on the university's 23 campuses using any Wi-Fi enabled device.

Sustaining Initiative

The Second Annual SustainIU initiative at the Bloomington campus of Indiana University kicks off today.

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