The founding of many educational institutions throughout the world was inspired by faith communities. In many of them the place of worship was the very first building. College and university chapels are central places of worship for students, staff and faculty, and provide a space for solitude and reflection.
Reverend Ian Oliver of Yale University Divinity School reads Mark 10:17-31 on Family Weekend
Many educational occupancies have accessory enterprises -- daycare, instruction, worship -- that complicate determination of requisite design, construction, operation, maintenance, management and insurance coverage. The International Building Code sets the standard of care in most jurisdictions; parts of which were on the agenda of the Group B Public Comment Hearings that ended October 30th. Final balloting on Group B happens November 18th.
The education facility industry has a generally successful tradition of entering public markets for financing new buildings and infrastructure upgrades; so far. Does the electrotechnical transformation we call the #SmartCampus zietgeist present wicked collaboration challenges to business models which have traditionally informed the public finance industry?
There is a common standard by which the readability of documents can be measured. It is sometimes used for regulatory purposes, such as in healthcare, to ensure publications have a level of readability that is understandable and accessible by a wider portion of the population.
We always consult one of the principal work products of the education industry -- quantitative, academic research -- to inform the development of our response to ANSI accredited standards developer proposals. Recent research by Boston University on public environmental policy enlightens our response to the expansion of the scope of ASHRAE 90.1 onto entire building sites
After athletic arena life safety obligations are met (set by state and local adaptations of NFPA, ICC and IEEE consensus products) business objective standards come into play. The illumination of the competitive venue itself figures heavily into the quality of digital media visual experience and value.
Athletic competition and recreational sport is a central feature of the educational experience. These enterprises not only secure the brand identity of a community but defines a cohort of alumni throughout their lives. We meet online once a month to survey action in consensus documents that set standards for their safety and sustainability. See our CALENDAR for the next online meeting, open to everyone. @DIN_Norm @ASTMStudentFans
Electronic media support staffs are replacing library staffs who are exposed to a fast moving matrix of electrical and fire safety risk aggregations associated with producing digital content. We collaborate in leading practice discovery with the US National Committee to the IEC and the IEEE Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee which meets every other Tuesday in both European and American time zones. @ANSIdotorg @IECStandards