Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping http://asumag.com/taxonomy/term/7498/more en Academic Landscapes: Subliminal Learning in a Communal Environment http://asumag.com/master-planning/academic-landscapes-subliminal-learning-communal-environment <div class="node-body article-body">Most suburban independent schools are designed on the campus idea, and increasingly, public schools are embracing the idea of defined open spaces.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/master-planning/academic-landscapes-subliminal-learning-communal-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/master-planning/academic-landscapes-subliminal-learning-communal-environment#comments Facilities Focus Facility Planning Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Silver Wed, 09 Dec 2015 16:33:00 +0000 54461 at http://asumag.com Runaway snowball damages Reed College dorm http://asumag.com/blog/runaway-snowball-damages-reed-college-dorm <div class="node-body blog-body">Student apartments damaged by massive snowball. </div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/blog/runaway-snowball-damages-reed-college-dorm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/blog/runaway-snowball-damages-reed-college-dorm#comments Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Schoolhouse Beat Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:51:00 +0000 40221 at http://asumag.com Turf Time for a Seamless Experience http://asumag.com/grounds-maintenance-amp-landscaping/turf-time-seamless-experience <div class="field-byline"> by Pat Kennedy, Anthony Catalano, PE, BCEE, and Thomas Shay, PE </div> <div class="field-deck"> Synthetic turf can provide a safer and more sustainable alternative to natural grass for education institutions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Synthetic turf can provide a safer and more sustainable alternative to natural grass for education institutions.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/grounds-maintenance-amp-landscaping/turf-time-seamless-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/grounds-maintenance-amp-landscaping/turf-time-seamless-experience#comments Facility Planning Recreation & Athletic Facilities Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Silver Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:00:00 +0000 37001 at http://asumag.com <p> Lower cost-per-play, environmental benefits, player safety and ease of maintenance have led many education institutions, such as Salem State University, Salem, Mass., to choose synthetic turf for athletic fields. Photo courtesy of Woodard &amp; Curran</p> Harnessing the Storm http://asumag.com/green-design-amp-buildings/harnessing-storm <div class="field-byline"> Shandor Szalay </div> <div class="field-deck"> Stormwater master planning can provide a process for optimizing an institution’s long-term investments in stormwater infrastructure. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stormwater master planning can provide a process for optimizing an institution’s long-term investments in stormwater infrastructure. </div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-amp-buildings/harnessing-storm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-amp-buildings/harnessing-storm#comments Green Design & Buildings Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 23251 at http://asumag.com <p> Adopting new stormwater practices on campus can ease persistent erosion or flooding problems.</p> School Maintenance: Greening Grounds Tips http://asumag.com/maintenancegrounds/school-maintenance-greening-grounds-tips <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy (mkennedy@asumag.com) </div> <div class="field-deck"> Staff can embrace green principles in their upkeep of school grounds. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Staff can embrace green principles in their upkeep of school grounds.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenancegrounds/school-maintenance-greening-grounds-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenancegrounds/school-maintenance-greening-grounds-tips#comments Maintenance & Operations Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Sun, 01 May 2011 16:00:00 +0000 15090 at http://asumag.com Respecting the Elements http://asumag.com/maintenancegrounds/respecting-elements <div class="field-byline"> Carol Henry </div> <div class="field-deck"> Sustainable landscapes can be an excellent teaching tool and a source of pride for the school community. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sustainable landscapes can be an excellent teaching tool and a source of pride for the school community.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenancegrounds/respecting-elements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenancegrounds/respecting-elements#comments Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Mon, 01 Nov 2010 16:00:00 +0000 7245 at http://asumag.com California Governor Vetoes School Pesticide Bill http://asumag.com/maintenancegrounds/california-governor-vetoes-school-pesticide-bill <div class="node-body article-body">California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has vetoed legislation that would have required all schools in the state to use the least hazardous pesticides available.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenancegrounds/california-governor-vetoes-school-pesticide-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenancegrounds/california-governor-vetoes-school-pesticide-bill#comments Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping asumag.com/Maintenance/grounds Fri, 01 Oct 2010 16:00:00 +0000 11678 at http://asumag.com Think Outside the Building http://asumag.com/exclusive/think-outside-building <div class="field-deck"> Utilizing outdoor spaces at educational facilities </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Often overlooked as a learning environment, the outdoors may offer the most diverse range of educational experiences on any campus.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/exclusive/think-outside-building" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/exclusive/think-outside-building#comments Facility Planning Maintenance & Operations Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Construction Green Bonus Content Sat, 01 May 2010 04:00:00 +0000 8948 at http://asumag.com A Pest-Free Process http://asumag.com/maintenance/pest-free-process <div class="field-byline"> Rosemary Hallberg and Janet Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Incorporating integrated pest management into the construction process can help ensure an energy-efficient and virtually pest-free school for years. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Incorporating integrated pest management into the construction process can help ensure an energy-efficient and virtually pest-free school for years.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance/pest-free-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance/pest-free-process#comments Facility Planning Maintenance & Operations Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Wed, 01 Jul 2009 16:00:00 +0000 13525 at http://asumag.com Median amount of square feet and acreage maintained http://asumag.com/exclusive/median-amount-square-feet-and-acreage-maintained-0 <div class="field-deck"> <p>Median amount of square feet and acreage maintained at school districts</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Additional information from the 38th Annual Maintenance & Operations Cost Study for Schools and Colleges, including square feet maintained per full-time custodial worker, square feet maintained per full-time maintenance worker, acres maintained per full-time grounds worker, square feet maintained per building, and square feet of building maintained per student.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/exclusive/median-amount-square-feet-and-acreage-maintained-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/exclusive/median-amount-square-feet-and-acreage-maintained-0#comments Maintenance & Operations Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Facilities Management Bonus Content 38th Annual Maintenance & Operations Cost Study for Schools 38th Annual Maintenance & Operations Cost Study for Schools and Colleges acres maintained per full-time grounds worker American School and University asumag.com/exclusive asumag.com/Maintenance asumag.com/Maintenance/fac_mgmt asumag.com/Maintenance/grounds M&O Cost Study for Schools and Colleges Maintenance and Operations Cost Study for Schools and Colleges Median amount of square feet and acreage maintained at school districts square feet maintained per building square feet maintained per full-time custodial worker square feet maintained per full-time maintenance worker square feet of building maintained per student Wed, 01 Apr 2009 16:00:00 +0000 16333 at http://asumag.com