Post Occupancy Evaluation

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A Model Schedule for a Capital Improvement Program. The Model Schedule for a Capital Improvement Program described in this paper encourages school leaders to consider a more holistic view of the planning process. It is intended to assist those... 12/31/2001
A Principal's Guide to On-Site School Construction. This publication explores what school principals should know when construction takes place in or near a school while it is in session. It covers pre-construction preparation, including how to work... 12/31/2008
An Innovative School Revisited: Leith Academy and the Projects that Followed It. Describes the success of Edinburgh's Leith Academy, built in 1991 on an innovative flexible plan which has adapted to changes in capacity and educational programming and is a source of community... 01/31/2004
Assessing Post Occupancy Evaluation in Higher Education Facilities. Summarizes the main post occupancy evaluation (POE) techniques currently available and illustrates which method would be the most appropriate as a performance enhancement tool within higher education... 12/31/2009
Assessing School Facilities for Learning/Assessing the Impact of the Physical Environment on the Educational Process: Intergrating Theoretical Issues with Practical Concerns. This presentation explores a theoretical framework and a practical procedure for assessing the physical environment of urban schools to identify its perceived impacts on the educational process.... 09/16/1999
Assessing Secondary School Design Quality. Presents the results of an audit by the United Kingdom's Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) of 124 secondary schools completed between January 2000 and September 2005.... 07/02/2006
Assessing the Learning Value of Campus Open Spaces Through Post-Occupancy Evaluations. Uses the University of Georgia's Memorial Garden as a case study to examine how the composition and configuration of campus landscape elements affect behavior. The research examines how specific... 03/31/2008
Building Community: A Post-Occupancy Look at the Maryvale Mall Adaptive Reuse Project. Describes the conversion of Phoenix's vacant 1950's-era Maryvale Mall into an elementary and middle school. The project yielded a construction cost of $65 per square foot, and the new... 01/31/2006
Camino Nuevo Middle School, Los Angeles, California. Presents a post-occupancy evaluation of this charter school created within an adapted industrial building in a blighted neighborhood. The avant-garde building houses public services and features ten... 03/31/2006
Case Study: Commissioning of a New 450,000 sf Biomedical Laboratory Research Building at Yale School of Medicine. Reviews the benefits of, and lessons learned from, the commissioning process for Yale University's Congress Avenue Building. Topics addressed include: testing and verification techniques for... 04/30/2003
Commissioning Lighting Control Systems for Daylighting Applications. Discusses commissioning activities during design, construction, and acceptance phases for daylighting that help ensure that the lighting control systems perform optimally. While the commissioning... 04/30/2003
Creating Connections: The CEFPI Guide for Educational Facility Planning. Guides new and experienced school planners from the conception of educational needs through occupancy and use of the completed facilities. Chapters follow the planning, design, and occupancy... 12/31/2003
Creating New Schools. This advises Britain's local education education authorities (LEA's) on innovative school design strategies. Various authors describe programs and experiences that include bringing students... 12/31/2002
Design for Communication: Post-Occupancy Evaluation of Classroom Spaces. Examines faculty and student satisfaction with classrooms in an unnamed university facility in the midwest. The two-story, 95,000 square foot building was dedicated for use by the entire campus with... 02/28/2009
Design Intentions and Users Responses: Assessing Outdoor Spaces of Qatar University Campus. Explores the issue of design intentions versus users' reactions by conducting a post- occupancy evaluation study of Qatar University's outdoor spaces from the users' perspective, after... 02/28/2009
Design Standards for a High School Museum Resource Center. Presents an investigative post-occupancy evaluation of five school museums using a facilities assessment instrument entitled Appraisal Guide for a Museum Resource Center Building Program. This... 11/30/2003
DQI for Schools. The Design Quality Indicator (DQI) for Schools is a tool which provides a framework for the assessment of school design. It is used to assist teachers, parents, school governors, pupils, people from...
Elementary School Post-Occupancy Evaluation. This checklist for conducting a post occupancy evaluation of an elementary school is from Chapter 15: Assessing the Completed Project of Creating Connections: the CEFPI Guide for Educational Facility... 12/31/2004
Eliminating Humidity and Condensation Problems in University Dormitories: Case Study. Presents the investigation and follow-up efforts that identified reasons and corrective measures for high humidity levels in the living areas of two Texas A&M dormitories. The paper describes how... 12/31/2002
Emory's LEED-EB Pilot Project at Goizueta Business School. Describes Emory University's efforts to develop a green camps, starting with a single building pilot facility. The University organizes its LEED focus into five areas: sustainable sites, water... 04/30/2003
Energy Performance Evaluation of an Educational Facility: The Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio. Documents the post-occupancy energy performance analysis of Oberlin College's Adam Joseph Lewis Center, an academic building designed to be an energy producer, rather than an energy consumer.... 10/31/2004
Evaluating Quality in Educational Facilities. Presents the research and experience of six school evaluation professionals from around the world, emphasizing their respective practices in developing data collection methods to assess school... 01/31/2006
Facility Performance Evaluation The California State Department of General Services changed the Post-Occupancy Evaluation (POE) program name to the Facility Performance Evaluation (FPE) program. The website includes a POE charter,...
Facility Performance Evaluation. [Whole Building Design Guide] This section of the Whole Building Design Guide discusses facility performance evaluation (FPE, an extension of what had been called post-occupancy evaluation. FPE is a continuous process of... 03/31/2005
Financing Retro-Commissioning Services Utilizing Performance Contracts. Presents a delivery mechanism utilizing the performance contracting process to secure financing for a retro-commissioning (RCx) service. The approach utilizes building level benchmarking to target... 04/30/2003

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