Sightlines to Donate 10% of Insights Summit ‘17 Registration Fees to Hurricane Relief Efforts

GUILFORD, Conn., Oct. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sightlines, a Gordian company and leader in facilities intelligence and analysis for higher education institutions, today announced it will donate 10 percent of all registration fees from its Insights Summit ’17 member conference this fall to the hurricane relief fund established by the non-profit group Americares.

Americares is a health-focused relief organization based in Connecticut that responds to people affected by poverty and disaster worldwide. In response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Americares has deployed emergency response teams to Texas, Puerto Rico and the various Caribbean islands that were devastated by the recent storms.

“Sightlines and all of our members are honored to have this opportunity to help those in need, and we deeply appreciate the Insights Summit ’17 conference attendees who are making this donation possible,” said Mark Schiff, president of Sightlines.

Sightlines will host its Insights Summit ’17 member conference for higher education executives November 13-15, 2017, at the Charleston Marriott in Charleston, S.C. The educational and networking event is designed to strengthen the lines of communication between key decision makers in the finance and facilities departments at North American colleges and universities. For more information, please click here.

About Americares
Americares has professional relief workers ready to respond to disasters at a moment’s notice and stocks emergency medicine and supplies in its warehouses in the U.S., Europe and India that can be delivered quickly in times of crisis. The organization responds to an average of 30 natural disasters and humanitarian crises worldwide each year, establishes long-term recovery projects and brings disaster preparedness programs to vulnerable communities. For more information, please go to

About Sightlines
Founded in 2000, Sightlines, a Gordian company, gives colleges and universities the independent data and perspective they need to make critical decisions about their most valuable assets – their facilities. Sightlines stewards the industry’s most extensive verified database, allowing more than 450 institutions across the U.S. and Canada to benchmark an institution’s facilities against universities and colleges across the nation. Sightlines’ flagship offering for members is ROPA+, a fully integrated solution for facilities intelligence that leads members through a comprehensive process of facilities benchmarking and analysis. Other Sightlines solutions provide higher ed executives with insights to assist with capital planning, space management and campus sustainability initiatives. For more information, please call 203.682.4952, go to or email

About Gordian
Gordian ( is a pioneer of Job Order Contracting and leader in construction data, software and services for the building lifecycle. From planning to procurement to maintenance and operations, Gordian’s expanding portfolio of solutions includes the RSMeans data products and services, as well as the Sightlines facility benchmarking and analysis solutions. Gordian serves clients from every sector by providing efficient and effective solutions that maximize efficiency, optimize cost savings and increase quality across the entire construction lifecycle.

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