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Understanding sound isolation, mechanical noise and vibration control, and room acoustics is essential, and KWK Architects of St. Louis, MO provides insight on designing facilities that deliver.

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Practicing Sound Design For Student Housing

Understanding sound isolation, mechanical noise and vibration control, and room acoustics is essential, and KWK Architects of St. Louis, MO provides insight on designing facilities that deliver.

2018 State Of Facilities In Higher Education Report Now Available!

Download this white paper from Gordian and explore the latest higher ed facilities trends, benchmarks, and best practices.

University Dining Teams Help Students In Need

Sodexo dining teams across more than 650 university locations extend their service spirit to students in need.

Friday Funny: How Creepy Is Your Campus?

The top 10 most haunted university and college campuses in America give new meaning to the term "school spirit."

AASHE 2018 Sustainability Award Winners Announced

These prestigious awards recognize the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.

Historic Student Housing Renovated At University Of Kansas

Completed in 1923 at a cost of $156,558, Corbin Hall has been reimagined for its next 100 years on the university's Lawrence, KS campus.

Improving Strategy For Capital Allocation In Higher Education

For higher education facility leaders, aligning projects with institutional goals may help to boost funding for capital projects on campus.

Sustainability At Broward College: A Project Perspective

Located in South Florida, this multi-site campus is maintained through a holistic program overseen by its District Facilities division.

Ringling College Expands And Enlivens Campus Library

At the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL, collaborative spaces and custom furniture were cornerstones of the library redesign.

Rave Guardian Enhancements Increase College Campus Safety

The upgraded Rave Guardian app now integrates with Rave Alert and allows college communities to easily connect through a custom mobile app.

University Parking Program Eases Management

At the University of Central Missouri, parking sensor technology provides the facilities team with useful information for parking management.

Centralizing Asset Management For Education Facilities

A comprehensive approach aids facility leaders at universities and school districts to widen their view so their facilities may transition to fully managed investments.

Get Smart With Tech-Enabled Facility Management

Campus facilities management can be in the know with tech strategies that provide a view into operations, space utilization, and service delivery and planning.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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