One of the most challenging situations facility managers may encounter is walking into their buildings on a Monday morning and finding a pipe burst over the weekend, flooding a large area of carpets on one or more floors.
66 million Americans rode a bike in the past year, and between 2005 and 2014, there was a 46% increase in the share of commuters who cycled to work or school. Bicycle parking can ease the demand for vehicle parking.
How welcoming is your facility’s entrance? Many factors play a role in welcoming students, tenants, patients, or guests to your building. Flooring is one of those factors.
Dependency on this equipment makes it important for school officials arranging purchase or lease agreements to know what to look for and ask of their provider as they make equipment selections.
Tackling a plumbing project can be overwhelming, especially when you start to shop for piping and realize all of the different options available for you. Here are some details about the most popular types of plumbing piping and what they are best used for.
With the Arts added back into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, a growing number of school administrators are training students for the future by adding broadcast quality school media rooms for those interested in radio and TV careers.
Accessible restrooms are integral for any commercial space. However, in addition to meeting today’s rigorous ADA standards, designers must also consider factors, including sustainability, efficiency, hygiene, durability, as well as aesthetics.
A toxic substance is plaguing the water we drink. The CDC estimates that 1 in 38 children ages 1 to 5 have harmful levels of lead in their bodies, which can result in a lower IQ and other permanent health issues.
It’s no secret that school and hospital buildings use enormous amounts of energy. According to Business Energy Advisor, K-12 schools use 10 kWh of electricity and 51,000 Btu of natural gas per square foot annually. Heating and cooling account for much of that energy load.
When someone is selecting a doctor, hospital or medical practice, they typically take several factors into account: the doctor’s experience, any special training he or she has, referrals from friends and family. Those are all extremely important, but what about the facility itself that these patients visit?