Articles & Presentations

 

Sharing resources with the community helps build awareness and conversation around important topics in our industry. Enjoy our selection of SHG authored articles and presentations as well as pieces from industry leaders.

Authored by SHG

10 Steps to a Successful Energy Management Program

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Published in the National Business Officer Association's (NBOA) magazine, The Stone House Group identifies ten steps around energy management that institutions can follow to become better stewards of their facilities and the environment.

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The Case for Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings

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We make the case to elevate your building above standard codes in this detailed article. 

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Our Approach to Project Management

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The Stone House Group's comprehensive approach to Project Management sets us apart from other firms. This article illustrates our methodology throughout the entire process, from conceptual design to project turnover.

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Authored by Industry Leaders

Qualitative Facilities Assessment Beyond the Condition Audit

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In an excerpt from APPA's book, Strategic Capital Development: The New Model for Campus Investment, that was also published in Facilities Manager, Harvey H. Kaiser and Eva Klein discuss the importance of comprehensive facilities condition assessments as an integral part of larger capital needs planning for institutions. 

The Stone House Group incorporates many of the key points outlined in this article when conducting condition assessments and campus master plans.

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The Dirty Secret of Deferred Maintenance

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Originally published by NBOA, Donna Davis discusses the benefit and harm of deferring maintenance as well as budgeting techniques to help fund deferred maintenance work year after year. 

We recommend our clients use the guidelines to better manage deferred maintenance in their buildings. 

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The 6 Principles of Facilities Stewardship

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In an excerpt from APPA's book, Strategic Capital Development: The New Model for Campus Investment, that was also published in Facilities Manager, Harvey H. Kaiser and Eva Klein outline six principles of facilities stewardship that institutional leadership should follow.

The Stone House Group believes the principles highlighted in this article are fundamental to building and sustaining facilities stewardship.  

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