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?P3 Value for Money Assessment and Project Report. Alberta Schools Alternative Procurement (ASAP) Project Phase 1 This report explains what a P3 is and why it may be used, provides a value for money assessment of the P3 for 18 new schools, and provides a project report. By using a Public Private Partnership (P3... 05/31/2010
A 'Gold'-en Opportunity. Describes the new athletic center at Haverford College, which earned LEED Gold certification for its daylighting, natural and recycled building materials, graywater use, solar hot water, porous... 06/30/2006
A 2-Party Commissioning Approach for the University of California, Merced. Describes a cost-saving 2-party approach employed to commission buildings at the University of California, Merced, where the budget did not support third-party commissioning.. This approach used the... 04/30/2003
A 21st Century School for Every Pupil -Building Schools for the Future [Press Release] UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and School Standards Minister David Miliband unveiled the Government’s Building Schools for the Future programme to rebuild or refurbish every secondary school in England... 02/11/2004
A Back to School Special Report on the Baby Boom Echo. America's Schools are Overcrowded and Wearing Out. The children of the baby boom generation, the baby boom echo, are overwhelming the capacity of U.S. schools. This report describes how increased enrollments are affecting schools in Maryland, Georgia... 09/07/1998
A Back to School Special Report: The Baby Boom Echo In this news release, United States Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley states that a record 51.7 million students will enter the nation's classrooms in the Fall of 1996. Enrollment is... 08/20/1996
A Balancing Act for Water Conservation. Discusses toilet selection options, including the water use, maintenance requirements, and practicality of various models and valve configurations. 04/30/2011
A Balancing Act. Describes the design of the South Fayette Township High School outside Pittsburgh, the centerpiece of the area's 100-acre K-12 and community educational campus. The building strives to provide a... 05/31/2003
A Battle Worth Fighting. Proven Ways to Combat Rising Energy Costs. Outlines how to control rising energy costs by looking at available data, taking proper actions to eliminate wasteful practices, update antiquated systems and become more efficient. Then monitor the... 03/31/2012
A Beautiful School Is a Caring School. Beautiful school buildings are often associated with higher cost, extravagance, or both. This article reviews several studies on school building aesthetics and concludes that, in addition to... 05/31/2004
A Beauty with Brains. Profiles the new Natural Science and Engineering Research Laboratory at the University of Texas at Dallas. The state-of-the-art research facility features a nanoelectrics materials laboratory and... 12/31/2007
A Beginner's Guide to Reviewing EHS Issues at Your School Identifies 25 important items that should be reviewed and considered when initiating an Environmental, Health and Safety assessment. 12/31/1999
A Better BIM for Higher Education. Describes the use of high definition laser scanning to help architects, engineers and contractors complete a new or renovated project at a college or university. It’s digital, accurate, measurable... 10/07/2011
A Better Home for Undergraduate Science. Discusses the nationwide renewal of undergraduate science facilities that will be required in the near future to sustain the current momentum in curriculum reform. Provides a rationale for space... 09/30/1996
A Better Way to Rate Green Buildings. Describes flawed procedures in how the energy use of LEED-certified is reported and that while LEED-certified buildings typically appear at first to be designed for energy efficiency, the typically... 12/31/2008
A Bibliography of Design Value for the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment. Gathers and summarizes significant research that examines the value added by good architectural design in healthcare, education, crime and safety, housing, and social inclusion. 12/31/2004
A Bigger and Better Computer Complex. Profiles Temple University's new technology center, which draws large numbers of students, even though they typically have desktops and laptops elsewhere. The state-of- the-art equipment,... 04/13/2006
A Bill to Be Entitled: An Act to Enact the Schoolchildren's Health Act of 2006. This North Carolina legislation establishes guidelines for reducing exposures to pesticides, diesel fumes, mold & mildew, arsenic treated wood, and elemental mercury in the state's schools.... 04/20/2005
A Billion-Dollar Building Boom. Describes ways that some states are funding much-needed school construction in the midst of very tight budgets. Programs from North Carolina, Georgia, California, Arizona, Connecticut, and Washington... 01/31/2004
A Biosecurity Checklist for School Foodservice Programs: Developing A Biosecurity Management Plan. Offers information on developing a plan and checklists for storage areas, hazardous chemicals, foodservice equipment, foodservice and food preparation areas, areas outside the school building, water... 12/31/2003
A Blessing in Disquise? When a tornado destroyed adjoining gymnasia at the De Soto, Missouri, junior and senior high schools, the district was able to pass a previously rejected bond issue. The rebuilt, expanded and... 03/31/2004
A Blueprint for Change. A Learner-Focused Curriculum Drove the Design of Minnesota's Chaska High School The state-of-the-art Chaska High School in Minnesota has an environment that epitomizes learner-focused, self-directed, technologically advanced learning. It focuses on the house or school-within-a-... 01/31/1998
A Blueprint for IAQ. Presents practical solutions to school indoor air quality problems. Areas where school administrators should set IAQ goals and provide resources are listed, and tips for HVAC maintenance and cleaning... 08/31/1999
A Blueprint for Safer Campuses. Provides 20 recommendations from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) for creating safer higher education campuses. The points cover safety personnel and... 12/31/2008
A Bold Plan. Illustrates how the Arizona School Facilities Board is moving ahead with a massive capital-improvements program for school facilities. Explains the board's guidelines for assessing buildings and... 07/31/2001