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Buyers Guide

Buyers Guide Categories

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Administration & Finance

  • Facilities Condition Inspection, Facilities Management, Financing, Personnel, Training

Athletic Facilities

  • Architect, Seating, Supplies, Swimming Pool Management, Track

Auxiliary Services

  • Fleet Management, Food Services, Hospital/Health Care, Housing/Residential, Laboratories, Mail Delivery, Parking, Safety, Security, Student Union, Warehousing

Building Accessories

  • Accessibility Products, Carpeting, Doors (Interior/Exterior), Flooring, Furniture, Lighting, Lock & Key, Seating, Signage, Walls/Partitions, Windows

Building Services

  • Carpentry, Electrical repairs, Elevators, Filters, Gutters, HVAC, Maintenance Management, Masonry, Painting, Plumbing, Refrigeration, Roofing, Sheet Metal

Building Systems

  • Fire, Life Safety, Piping, Security, Telecommunications/Data

Computers & Information Management

  • Communications/Voice/Data Systems, Hardware, Products, Software


  • Architects/Engineers, General Consultants, Training

Custodial Services

  • Cleaning Supplies, Floor Care, Pest Control, Washroom Accessories

Energy & Utilities Management

  • Central Power Plant, Energy Management Systems, Energy Service Companies, Fuel & Utilities, Utility Master Planning, Waste Disposal Systems, Water Management

Environmental Management

  • Air Quality, Asbestos, Environmental Management, Hazardous Waste Management, Laboratory Waste, Recycling/Waste Management

GIS and Database Management

  • Services and Software

Grounds Services

  • Grounds Equipment, Grounds Services, Landscaping, Pest Control, Signs, Site Amenities, Tree Care, Turf Care


  • Furniture, Laundry, Maintenance

Planning, Design, & Construction

  • Architecture/Engineering, Commissioning, Construction Management, Construction Services, Interior Design, Master Planning, Space Planning


  • Magazines, Newsletters, Technical Documents


  • Textile Products

Tools and Equipment

  • Classroom Instruction Equipment, Meters, Scaffolds/Lift Equipment, Tools, Utility Vehicles