LEDs Power Milwaukee School of Engineering Field


(08/25/2015)
Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) athletes have seen their facilities undergo major renovations and upgrades in recent years. The school completed the new Pamela and Herman Viets Field in 2013, and thanks to a number of sustainable systems and design techniques, the field is now showing considerable energy efficiency and savings.

Ohio University Launches Energy Infrastructure Projects Initiative

By Jessie Fetterling
(08/25/2015)
Construction on Ohio University’s (OU) campus in Athens is underway as the university works to meet green energy standards approved in June 2014. The university’s Energy Infrastructure Projects Initiative maps out how OU will meet future Environmental Protection Agency regulations, effective Feb. 1, 2016.

Q&A: Alamance Community College’s New Training Center

By Jessie Fetterling
(08/18/2015)
Construction on Alamance Community College’s $15 million Advanced Applied Technology Center is scheduled to begin next summer in Graham. The much-anticipated, one-level structure will provide more room and functionality than a previous two-level design.

Keeping Schools Safe From the Dangers of Counterfeits

By Tom Grace
(08/18/2015)
As summer break draws to a close and educational facilities prepare for another school year, safety should be top of mind. Facility managers, electricians and maintenance professionals alike should all take precaution to ensure both the electrical products in use and those being purchased are authentic, helping to ensure a safe environment.

WCU’s Millennial Campus to Add Community Health Building

By Jessie Fetterling
(08/11/2015)
Western Carolina University (WCU) is planning for a new 45,000-square-foot community wellness and health building at its 344-acre Millennial Campus in Cullowhee.

Q&A: Planning University Sports Facilities

By Lindsey Coulter
(08/11/2015)
Collegiate stadiums and arenas play host to pivotal moments in the lives of student-athletes and serve as a gathering place for fans and members of the broader community. They can even help ensure continued alumni involvement and support the development of college and university sports dynasties.

Q&A: Back to School with Solar

By Jessie Fetterling
(07/30/2015)
In 2014, a number of stakeholders in the solar industry came together to create the National Solar Schools Consortium. The organization acts as a unified voice for the growing national solar schools movement, with a goal of achieving 20,000 solar installations at schools and universities, 200 school districts with solar schools initiatives and 2,000 member organizations by 2020.

The Cross-Pollination of Apartment and Student Living Layouts

By Michael Ytterberg, Nicole Dress and Kevin Aires
(07/30/2015)
Bleak cinderblock walls, communal bathrooms and claustrophobic spaces — all images that immediately scroll through our minds when someone mentions the typical college dorm room living space. However, this outdated stereotype certainly isn’t the norm for on-campus living any longer.

Stockton University to Enhance Quad Project


(07/29/2015)
Stockton University in Galloway Township is undergoing a major construction project that will redefine the school’s main entrance and provide a gathering place for students.

First Domed School Gym in California Nears Completion


(07/29/2015)
Wasuma Elementary School in Ahwahnee is now home to the first domed school building in California. The dome-shaped gymnasium serves the Wasuma Elementary Wildcats and was considered something of a funding feat.