Building Commissioning and Tuning
Presented at the PASBO 2022 conference, Wade Brosius of Dynatech Controls joins Larry Eighmy to discuss the importance of commissioning your building and the benefit of proper building controls.
Plan for Success
Developing a tactical campus master plan begins with a future vision of the institution that realigns facilities with mission. This article, published in NBOA's NetAssets magazine, discusses Ranney School's approach to Master Planning.
The Healthy Building Movement
The sustainability movement is about to shift focus following the effects of the novel coronavirus. How will the concept of sustainability evolve as students return to the academic year in the current pandemic environment? And as we eventually move to a post-pandemic world, what long-term changes will be made?
Campus Space Planning during COVID-19 and Beyond
As you reconfigure campus space to meet short-term goals to ensure compliance with health and social distancing guidelines, now is the perfect time to consider longer-term implications of campus space management. Space Planner Terry Duncan describes strategies to meet both short and long-term goals in this article published by NBOA.
On History, Sustainability, and Community
Part I of a three part sustainability series. Even if you don't believe in climate change, you must believe in sustainability. Sustainability is the key to our future--it also has deep roots in our past. So where did the sustainability movement originate? How did we first influence our communities to think local, act global?How do we continue to do so? Educating our neighbors, family, and friends on the importance of sustainable practices can help inspire communities to act together to support our long-term well-being. This article was published in the Huffington Post.
Building Stewardship: Observations and Adages of Facilities Management
For most educational institutions and some for-profit organizations mission and vision are inextricably linked to buildings. This read will encourage you to think about your quantity of space, quality of space, and alignment of space.