- Construction Spend
University of Michigan 1855
We follow the construction spend rate of the US education industry; using the US Census Bureau Construction Spending figures released the first day of every month. We encourage our colleagues in the education facilities industry to respond to Census Bureau-retained data gathering contractors in order to contribute to the accuracy of the report.
- Power & ICT
Thomas Edison’s Menlo Park Laboratory
Because so much of the #SmartCampus transformation involves electrotechnologies, we walk-through of public commenting opportunities on electrical power, telecommunication, information and communication technology standards twice per month. Coincides with the day of two IEEE Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee teleconferences at 15:00 Central European time and 3:00 PM Eastern time in the Americas.
Electrical engineer/inventor Guglielmo Marconi with the spark-gap transmitter (right) and coherer receiver (left) he used in some of his first long distance radiotelegraphy transmissions during the 1890s.
- Trade Associations
Monthly review of safety and sustainability advocacy action by education industry trade associations.
“Composition in red, yellow, blue and black” (1921) / Piet Mondrian
Status check on open source consensus products — and practical applications — evolving around distributed ledger technologies for financing, planning, design, operation & maintenance of the #WiseCampus.
California Polytechnic Pomona
Overview of codes and standards relevant to the food service enterprises in K-12 schools, college and university student housing, athletic venues and university-affiliated healthcare systems.
Monthly review of all consensus, consortia and open source codes, standards and regulations the set the standard of care for security of education facilities. Send email@example.com an email for an advance agenda.
Review of all consensus, consortia and open source codes, standards and regulations regarding energy production and conservation relevant to the education facility industry.
Faculty and staff in the education industry in all nations provide basic research, application research in energy technologies. The “cities-within-cities” we call the #SmartCampus” also provide crucibles for new testing new technologies as well as provide energy load for utilities operating under all ownership regimes.
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- Human Resources
Famous People Discussing the Divine Comedy with Dante
Monthly walk-through of consensus products developed for labor markets generally; and units within the education facility industry specifically. For an advance agenda send a request to email@example.com. Use the credentials at the upper right of our home page to log in.
Status update on 5G technology proprietary, accredited, open source and consortia standards relevant to the safety and sustainability agenda of the education facility industry, Emphasis on planning, purchasing, installation and interoperability issues.
The Prairie is my Garden / South Dakota State University Art Museum
Overview of the status of consensus documents that set the standard of care for the safety and sustainability of the campus outdoor environment.
- Nota bene
Image: Work/Design magazine
Today at 11 AM/ET we host an open agenda for consensus products setting the standard of care across the full span of technologies relevant to the safety and sustainability agenda of the education facility industry. On “continuous maintenance” standards development platforms, for example, exposure drafts are open for comment for as little as 30 to 45 days. There is scant time to respond to the call for public comment. We set aside one session per month to review and respond.
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International Electrotechnical Commission
Today we approach the wicked problem of leading practice discovery in cloud technologies generally; and the prospect for education communities minimizing costs associated with cloud vendor lock-in.
An update on our collaboration with other like-minded units in the education industry in the US and other nations. In most cases we conform to participation requirements set by ANSI US Technical Advisory Groups but we also have liaison with other universities in the European Union who conform to the participation requirements of their own national standards bodies. Use the login credentials at the upper right of our home page. Because a great deal of content is copyright protected by the ISO, IEC and the ITU, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an advance agenda.
- Dental & Nursing Facilities
Today at 11 AM/EDT we review the consensus products that set the standard of care for dental and nursing school instructional and clinic training facilities. Open to everyone. Use the login credentials at the upper right of our home page.
Louis entering Kallimarmaron at the 1896 Athens Olympics
An overview of public commenting opportunities on proposed standards for sports and recreation equipment and athletic facilities. Send email to email@example.com for access to the agenda.
- Model Building Codes
Sketches for Boadacre City project from Frank L. Wright.
Monthly walk-through of all proposals for International Code Council consensus documents affecting the safety and sustainability agenda of the US education facility industry. Use the login credentials at the upper right of our home page
- Mechanical Engineering
Monthly walk through of redlines of consensus standards open for public comment and proposal preparation. Use the login credentials at the upper right of our homepage. For an advance agenda send firstname.lastname@example.org an email.
- Federal Action
Today we walk-through of ANSI-accredited consensus, open-source and consortia consensus products incorporated by reference into federal regulations of the real assets of the US education industry. Send a request to email@example.com for an advance agenda.
“Prometheus creating Man in the presence of Athena” (1802) / Jean-Simon Berthélemy
Status check on best practice literature that sets the standard of care for the security of education communities. We group them with fire protection standards because most of the compliance and enforcement expertise originates with fire safety expertise. Send firstname.lastname@example.org an email for an advance agenda.
- Lively Arts
A walk through the status of the various consensus documents that set the standard of care for safety and sustainability in the education facilities built for the seven lively arts.
Today we provide an overview of the titles, scopes, revision cycles and public commenting opportunities on leading practice documents presented by accredited consensus standards developers, trade associations and government agencies involved in the finance of the US education industry. Use the login credentials at the top right of our home page. For an draft agenda, send a request to email@example.com