Get There Florida: The Sunshine State’s New Workforce Education Initiative

Business Facilities

Get There Florida is a new workforce education initiative aimed at raising awareness of short-term but high-value career and technical education programs. Read: Get There Florida: The Sunshine State’s New Workforce Education Initiative at

Education Emergency

Contractor Magazine

We need to share all that we have learned and sourced with all and any that will listen

Continuing Education

SAB Magazine

Education Articles Biophilia and Biophilic Design Continuing Education Designing Interior Environments that Support Human Heal human health and wellbeing SABMag SabMagazine sustainable architecture and buildingAlthough we have known for a long time that Canadians spend over 90% of their time indoors, only recently have we consciously begun to design environments that not only meet health and safety regulations, but also actually improve occupant health and wellbeing.

Energy efficiency funds education

Contractor Magazine

A Pennsylvania school district uses the savings from an energy performance contract to upgrade educational opportunities for its students

AHR 2019 Education Program Announced

Contractor Magazine

Show is the industry’s best opportunity to take advantage of free seminars, professional certifications and continuing education courses under one roof


SAB Magazine

Education Articles Building Enclosure CONDENSATION CONTROL Continuing Education high performance buildings insulation materials Lorne Ricketts RDH Building Science Inc. More stringent energy codes demand higher levels of insulation for external walls, and in many cases this means using exterior insulation, either as a substitute for traditional cavity insulation, or to supplement it.

Flipping Education

Collaborative Construction

Hey, somebody should do that with adult education in the built industry with something called the (SMART)X Game Changer Series. I wonder if innovators around the world would be interested in something like that? Flipping the Classroom Very cool story at the link. The concept used in "flipping" the classroom in K-12 works even better with adult learners who have a vested interest in improving their knowledge base and advancing their careers.

New Straw Bale Home Helps Educate People About Climate Issues

Natural Building

The post New Straw Bale Home Helps Educate People About Climate Issues appeared first on Natural Building Blog. Appropriate Technology Building Styles Climate Community Design Ecological Living Economics Education Insulation Plasters Straw Bale

Construction-related podcasts inspire and educate

Construction Dive

The AEC industry has a surprising offering of easy-to-stream and digestible podcasts with knowledgeable hosts and enlightening guests

Malco Products, SBC, Supports Trade Education Programs

Contractor Magazine

Malco annually donates more than $160,000 of in-kind tools and apparel to skilled trade education programs across the country

Virus Turns Up The Virtual Volume in AEC Sector Education

ENR Construction

As the 2020-21 college year starts, design and construction students, educators and employers adapt to—and debate—altered boundaries of learning and team interaction now and long term

AIA honors cutting-edge designs with 2020 Education Facility Design Award


The American Institute of Architects' (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) is recognizing 11 projects for state-of-the-art designs of schools and learning centers

International Code Council to hold inaugural online education event


The International Code Council will hold its inaugural virtual education summit, ICC Learn Live , on November 9-13, 2020. The online event will include a series of panel sessions and keynotes from experts across the building industry.

Design for educational equity


Zachry Engineering Education Complex: Rethinking engineering education


All this while simultaneously creating a 21st-century engineering education model focused on technology-enabled learning, hands-on projects, and collaborative and multidisciplinary learning spaces In 2013, Texas A&M University College of Engineering launched its “25 by 25 initiative,” whose goal is to more than double its enrollment to 25,000 students by 2025 without incurring significant infrastructure costs.

The Revolution in Education

Collaborative Construction

One of the most persistent and interesting themes over the past 2 years or so revolves around the role education - k-12, collegiate and adult - plays in the adoption, adaption and deployment of these new tools and processes. As the new knowledge economy takes hold a new educational system, with a focus on life-long learning, will emerge to serve those who deliver services effectively in the knowledge economy.

More Online Education

Collaborative Construction

Readers are encouraged to read the article as it provides a nice overview of MOOCs and where online education may be headed. Many people think that mooc s are the future of higher education in America. Collaborative Construction has, for several years now, delivered a number of BIM, IPD and lean oriented training via the web. The IPD Round Table Series launched and delivered in 2010 was Collaborative Construction''s first large scale effort.

Adding Educational Facilities to Your HVAC Business Mix

Contractor Magazine

Success in providing mechanical systems in the educational sector requires mastering challenges related to bidding, scheduling and security

Best Higher Education/Research: Emory Student Center

ENR Construction

The LEED Platinum student center is one of the most energy-efficient buildings of its kind

AHR Expo Announces the 2020 Education Program

Contractor Magazine

Sessions offer insight into some of the industry’s biggest opportunities, challenges, new products, technologies and applications

A hybrid learning approach could redefine higher education


Will online learning become a staple for America’s colleges and universities, even after the coronavirus subsides? And if it does, what will that mean for existing and future buildings on campuses across the country?

Uberization of Education in the Built Environment

Collaborative Construction

The Uberization of Education occurs when a specific student seeks out a specific teacher or group of teachers to learn a specialized skill or skill set. Such individuals and entities benefit from the dispersed knowledge available through an Uberized Education model. The internet facilitates the connection of the student and the teacher while simultaneously enabling distance learning.

Collaborative Construction Blog: Online Education Gaining Traction?

Collaborative Construction

Online Education Gaining Traction? Online education, a phenomenon near and dear to our hearts here at Collaborative Construction, continues to gain traction. This is what the BIM Education Co-op is talking about with BIMStorm. Online education is making more space for internet crazy peoples. Education India. online law education. such a nice blog on online education. online law education. Online Education Gaining Traction?

Sierra Vista, AZ: Where History, Education And Nature Converge

Business Facilities

A tech-ready workforce and leading-edge education are shaping Sierra Vista, AZ. Read: Sierra Vista, AZ: Where History, Education And Nature Converge at

Academic Freedom, MOOCS & Online Education

Collaborative Construction

Praised by some for focusing on American history from the ground up, the book has been condemned by others as emblematic of the biased, left-leaning, tendentious and inaccurate drivel that too often passes as definitive in American higher education. The emergence of MOOCS and online educational options will put more and more pressure on traditional education deliver process.

Higher Education/Research Award of Merit University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Health Education Center

ENR Construction

The $70.5-million, 161,000-sq-ft Health Education Center consolidates education space for the university’s schools of medicine, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical sciences at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

NSF Awards $12M To Spur Engineering Education Revolution

Business Facilities

Six universities receive NSF funding to redesign undergraduate engineering and computer science education. NSF Awards $12M To Spur Engineering Education Revolution appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Topic Contributed Columns Education Featured Post Online Features Workforce Training/Skilled Workforce engineering education NSF RED STEM workforce workforce developmentBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Best K-12 Education: Jones County New K-12 School

ENR Construction

The kindergarten-through-12th grade energy-positive school generates 175% of the electricity required for its operation

Addressing our Education-Emergency @ AHRExpo 2020

Contractor Magazine

Most of what we learn comes from our preparation to teach these sessions and feedback from them. Like the saying goes, "By teaching, we learn.&

House Passes Career and Technical Education Act

Construction Equipment

House of Representatives passed HR55897, known as the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act , by an overwhelming vote of 405 to 5. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 through 2022, divides career and technical education (CTE) students into CTE concentrators and CTE participants, and revises requirements for within-state funding allocations Congress took a positive step towards resolving the skilled trade labor shortage this week.

The smartest ceiling in education

Construction Specifier

and Canada Construction Forecast, education is expected to grow by two percent for 2020 alone, rising to three percent for 2021, 2022, and 2023. The post The smartest ceiling in education appeared first on Construction Specifier. by Robert Marshall. Photos courtesy CertainTeed. Contemporary institutional design is an increasingly diverse sector of the construction industry.

Students Win $105K in Scholarships Through the PHCC Educational Foundation

Contractor Magazine

The PHCC Educational Foundation is proud to announce the winners of 2018 scholarships awarded through the Foundation

8 Steps to Create & Coordinate a Continuing Education Program

Construction Business Owner

8 Steps to Create & Coordinate a Continuing Education Program. Rachel Fulford. Thu, 01/16/2020 - 11:03. Seventy-one percent of Fortune 100 companies have a mentor-protégé program. Is that just a coincidence? Of course not. Consider using your company’s baby boomers to mentor your millennials and Gen Xers. The following are eight guiding steps to initiate a training and development program

The Uberization of Education - The All University Myth

Collaborative Construction

In an earlier blog post I commented on the Uberization of Education , contending the enables individuals to tailor an education to meet specific career goals. The video below explodes the "University Education for All" myth and explains the importance of identifying a career path and developing the technical skills required to succeed in that career.

Job Order Contracting Education, Training, & Certification

Building Information Management

Job Order Contracting Education, Training, & Certification. As a LEAN construction delivery methods, Job Order Contracting – JOC, requires continuous education, training, and improvement. It is important to receive this training and education from professionals with a solid background in asset life-cycle management as well as job order contracting.

Traditional Education Delivery Mechanisms Are Dying

Collaborative Construction

The bursting bubble in higher education will impact workplace education as well. We are already seeing the impact on online education in the continuing education arena where busy professionals insist on the option. As I've noted in the past, online education is coming and those who embrace it will enjoy success. And when that bubble bursts, it will end a system of higher education that, for all of its history, has been steeped in a culture of exclusivity.

Educating the Professional Plumber

Contractor Magazine

Manufacturers are committed to ensuring plumbers have the technical expertise needed to be successful

Diversity in Education

Construction Business Owner

Every year, the conference provides attendees with varied educational sessions, technology solutions, networking opportunities and awareness about current trends in construction accounting and finance. The Construction Financial Management Association’s (CFMA) 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition was held June 25-29 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas.

Why Continuing Education is the Lifeblood of Electrical Contractors

Construction Business Owner

More than ever, continuous education is the lifeblood of electrical contractors—it is necessary not only for doing business but also for staying on top of industry trends. Technologies—such as LED lighting, lighting controls and whole home automation, as well as advances in generators and transformers—increasingly require ongoing education from electricians to win bids, meet demand and stay competitive.

Milwaukee Tool Joins the PHCC Educational Foundation Board of Governors

Contractor Magazine

The Board is responsible for guiding the development of industry education and training programs for contractors and their employees