How I was inspired to create transformative change, and how you might be too: A report from the International Living Future Conference

How I was inspired to create transformative change, and how you might be too: A report from the International Living Future Conference

By: Andi Cox on July 01, 2019
Here's how we can apply International Living Future Institute's Challenge concept to our projects and business operations.
EHS&S Risk Guide: Our experts go back to basics to define risk

EHS&S Risk Guide: Our experts go back to basics to define risk

By: Anita Broughton on March 18, 2019
Those of us in the EHS&S (Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability) field know that risk is a little word with a lot of weight. Experts across the EHS&S spectrum gave their thoughts on risk management’s bigger picture and compiled their responses into a guide.
Tips to empower women working in the AEC industry

Tips to empower women working in the AEC industry

By: Wystan Carswell on March 08, 2019
In honor of International Women’s Day, women from the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry share insights on how women can empower themselves and each other to build successful careers in an industry where women comprise only 14% of full-time wage and salary workers.
Proactive rockfall projects: Three planning practices that save time & money

Proactive rockfall projects: Three planning practices that save time & money

By: Amber Granger on January 15, 2019
Data, facts, and science form the baseline for rockfall projects — but reaching beyond the baseline creates a more efficient rockfall project. These three often-overlooked project improvements can streamline and smooth processes, making it easier to meet budget and time constraints.
New approach in 2019: Take charge of the whirling facilities vortex

New approach in 2019: Take charge of the whirling facilities vortex

By: Stephen MacIntyre on December 13, 2018
Every higher education facility has silos. As a result, few people really think about how their department’s goals fit system-wide. Make 2019 the year of real positive change on your campus — learn how Lean can transform your team's and your institution’s bottom line.
Momentum for P3 developments on college campuses continues to build

Momentum for P3 developments on college campuses continues to build

By: Lizetta Fennessy on October 04, 2018
Liz Fennessy attended the P3 Higher Education Summit for the second year in a row. Here are some key takeaways from the conference on how P3s can help campuses meet facilities needs in the face of funding challenges and deferred maintenance backlogs.
How to get the most value from your next campus housing project

How to get the most value from your next campus housing project

By: Catherine Ellis on September 04, 2018
Colleges and universities are facing rising costs, decreasing funding, and aging infrastructure, all of which are resulting in a fierce arms race for colleges and universities to attract students. Before you start writing checks for your next campus housing project, take these questions into account to make sure the project meets the needs of your school and gives your university the most value for its investment.
Hidden in plain sight: Don’t let asbestos in soil derail your construction project

Hidden in plain sight: Don’t let asbestos in soil derail your construction project

By: Kate Dilawari on June 27, 2018
Finding unexpected asbestos-containing material (ACM) in soil can bring a construction project to a sudden halt and can increase construction costs by tens of thousands to millions of dollars. Here are four tips on when to check for ACM and what to do when you find it.
Meet three of Haley & Aldrich’s pioneering women in STEM

Meet three of Haley & Aldrich’s pioneering women in STEM

By: Haley & Aldrich on March 21, 2018
We sat down with three of Haley & Aldrich’s impressive and innovative women to learn more about some of the cutting-edge work they’ve been involved with, as well as what and who have inspired them in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) field.
From idea to initiative: launching UCSF’s campus-wide volunteer program

From idea to initiative: launching UCSF’s campus-wide volunteer program

By: Meredith Hargreaves on February 27, 2018
Starting a campus-wide initiative is overwhelming, but by gathering stakeholders and taking a customer-centric approach, the UCSF CLS team has taken an idea for a program and turned it into something that will enhance the campus community and bolster UCSF’s mission.


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