Facilities Archive

Facilities | Extensive facilities monitoring has helped Friends Seminary not only limit the spread of COVID-19 but inspire new ideas about tracking wellness indicators far beyond the pandemic. By Larry Eighmy, The ...
Facilities | As the COVID-19 pandemic promises to dissipate somewhat but not yet disappear, this summer will be yet another novel experience for independent schools, different from all the summers before. Consider these ...

The Healthy Building Movement

Facilities | Prioritizing the wellness of occupants in facilities management standards can help schools understand long-term sustainability goals more clearly and reduce energy consumption by 30%. Article by Larry ...
Facilities | This smaller scale intervention may help schools move forward on planned projects that would otherwise be shelved at this time. Article by Daniela Holt Voith,  Voith & Mactavish Architects Independent ...
Facilities | As you reconfigure campus space, now is the perfect time to consider longer-term implications of campus space management. By Theresa Duncan and Larry Eighmy, The Stone House Group Right now your ...
Facilities | Adjusting strategies for diluting and filtering air can help mitigate the risk of spreading COVID-19, while careful scheduling can save the school money. By John Pozzetta, Stone House Group While ...
Facilities | Maintaining not only curb appeal but also sufficient maintenance reserves will ensure our schools’ missions endure for generations to come. Article by Kevin Folsom, Trinity Christian Academy From ...

Managing Your Empty Campus

Facilities | A well-managed long-term unoccupancy can save schools significant resources. By Theresa Duncan, Lawrence Eighmy and John Pozzetta, The Stone H ouse Group We are certain you are familiar ...
Facilities | Cost alone should not drive decisions to keep services in-house or not — consider a more complete value proposition. Article by Theodore J. Weidner, Purdue University From the May/June 2020  Net ...
Facilities | Involving tech leaders early in capital construction projects could save schools 10% on lost costs. Article by Christina Lewellen, Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools From the ...