higher-education

Resource pages for "higher-education"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


capital planning

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.
campus facilities

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.
student residence

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.
solar facility

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.
construction planning

Maintaining Flexibility In Facility Planning

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

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.
vertical circulation

Stairwell Boosts Connection At University Facility

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

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.
library design

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.
foodservice

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.
Higher Education Facilities

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.
bees

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.
higher education

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.
structural engineering

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.
situational awareness

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

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.
green power purchases

Partnership To Renew Higher Ed

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

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.
variable frequency drives

Upgrading Power Transformers

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

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.

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[VIDEO] A Sustainable Future With Constellation Energy

For decades, Constellation has been a leader in carbon-free energy generation and in offering sustainable solutions to customers as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future.