College Planning & Management

FEB 2013

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Contents VOLUME 16 ISSUE 2 | FEBRUARY 2013 On the Cover CR1 2013 College Construction Report 20 26 College Planning & Management's 18th annual report on what facilities are being built or renovated, where they are, and for how much, on campuses across the United States. (After page 18) BY PAUL ABRAMSON Columns 6 12 14 16 62 38 44 Features [ FACILITIES ] [ SAFETY & SECURITY ] 20 It's Payback Time 32 How to Welcome Campus Visitors Colleges and universities have invested in green buildings for many reasons. Are those buildings providing the predicted ROI? BY AMY MILSHTEIN For a campus visitor management system to do its job, the rest of a campus security system must first be doing its job. BY MICHAEL FICKES 26 A Spring in Their Steps Consider these factors when selecting flooring for dance and performance spaces. The right choice for your facility protects performers' bodies. BY SCOTT BERMAN 38 Quiet in the Lab [ BUSINESS ] 44 Athletic Fields as an Investment Installing synthetic turf on campus athletic fields can provide long-term financial benefits. BY ED FARON, BYRON WYNS, AND CRAIG POLTE [ TECHNOLOGY PLANNING & MANAGEMENT ] A VAV remedy in laboratories at Armstrong Atlantic State University has resulted in much-needed quiet and significant energy savings. 49 What's Next for AV and BY DAN VASTYAN BY BRAD GRIMES Editor's Note Recruit & Retain Safety & Security Maintenance Trends in Green Departments 3 3 8 54 Campus Scene Ask the Expert Hot Tips Facility Focus Products 56 Case Histories 58 Product Showcase 60 Advertiser Index Technology Planning & Management 51 Emerging Technology 52 Tech Watch 53 Tech Upgrade Smart Buildings? [ COVER PHOTOGRAPH ] The AV industry is at the forefront of systems integration. Curry Student Center (Dining Center), Northeastern University, Boston, MA Photo © Anton Grassl/ College Planning & Management® (ISSN #1523-0910) (USPS #017-207) is published monthly for $23.95 per year (add $5.00 per year for foreign postage), by Peter Li, Inc., 2621 Dryden Rd., Ste. 300, Dayton, OH 45439. Periodicals postage paid at Dayton, OH, and additional mailing offices. Copyright 2013. All rights reserved. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to College Planning & Management, Box 49699, Dayton, OH 45449-0699. 4 COLLEGE PLANNING & MANAGEMENT / FEBRUARY 2013 WWW.PLANNING 4EDUCATION.COM

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