Paints and Coatings: Technology Improvements Require More Project Planning

aFrom: Facilities Maintenance Decisions Magazine

The days of paints and coatings projects as run-of-the-mill tasks are long gone for maintenance and engineering managers. Advances in materials and manufacturing have added a series of challenges to the equation that managers need to consider when undertaking painting projects in and around institutional and commercial facilities. [Read more...]


Glassy tower will soon begin to rise

Construction on the new Northwestern University biomedical research center in Streeterville is about to kick into full gear. [See the video about the new center.]

Road contruction in Evanston

Street resurfacing, along with curb replacement and installation of ADA accessible curb ramps, will take place on Foster St. between Ridge Ave. and Maple Ave., beginning September 8, through October 2015. "No parking" signs will be posted 48 hours before work begins on any street.

Staff Resources webpage

With directory listings, shuttle schedules, training manuals, calendars and more, the Staff Resources webpage makes your job easier.


No elevator at Alice Millar/Parkes Hall

The elevator at Alice Millar/Parkes Hall will be out of service and under reconstruction through January 2016, in order to become ADA compliant.

Key step in athletics complex

Construction to begin on training/competition venues for new athletics and recreation complex. Read more...
demolition interior

The walls come tumbling down

Phase 1 of the Kresge Hall renovation involves interior abatement and demolition, as well as relocation and separation of mechanical systems servicing both Kresge and Crowe Hall.
[Watch the video.]

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