Sundt Selected for UC Santa Barbara Project


(04/23/2014)
The University of California, Santa Barbara has selected Sundt Construction Inc. to build the school’s new $38.5 million Henley Hall Institute for Energy Efficiency. Sundt’s Irvine, Calif. location will serve as construction manager at risk for the 53,000-square-foot project.

Thermal Energy Storage Saves Energy, Costs for Schools

By Audrey Arthur
(04/16/2014)
Using innovative sustainable strategies, the thermal energy storage solutions of Calmac Manufacturing have proven to create big cost savings for school districts. The company recently released its case study of St. Lucie County School District, which previously had one of the highest energy costs per square foot of school districts in the state of Florida.

Westfield State Debuts Collaborative Spaces


(04/23/2014)
Westfield State University recently debuted the renovation of Ely Campus Center and the construction of its new student residence, University Hall. Following the design concepts of several universities across the U.S., the project team incorporated collaborative, flexible spaces to accommodate today’s students.

New Center Creates Real-Life Simulations for Medical Students

By Audrey Arthur
(04/16/2014)
The new Health Simulation and Technology Center (HSTC) at Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) offers an array of advanced simulation technology to intricately replicate real-life situations and to prepare health care students and current health professionals.

MSBA Approves Funding for New STEM Academy


(04/09/2014)
Officials from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) recently approved up to $37.3 million to support construction of the Dearborn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Academy. This move marked the MSBA’s first new school construction project in eleven years, and ended a seven-year school construction reimbursement moratorium.