Content related to ‘educational-facilities’

Energy Conservation, Student Performance Top Reasons for Improving U.S. Public Schools


More than 90 percent of Americans agree that greater investments should be put toward upgrading U.S. public school buildings, according to a new poll from U.S. Green Building Council.

Greener Living, One Parking Lot At A Time 


A parking lot at Pratt Institute’s Brooklyn campus in New York City is the site of a green infrastructure project that will reduce flooding, eliminate sewer outfalls to open waters, and keep nearby plants lush and green.

Summer Safety Checklist: Avoid Counterfeit Electrical Products In Educational Facilities


Summer safety checklist for educational institutions helps electrical professionals maintain a safe environment by avoiding counterfeit electrical products. Guidelines include what to look for and what actions to take to protect the property, students and staff from the serious health and safety risks counterfeit electrical products pose during the school year.

Free White Paper: Impact Of Paint On Indoor Air Quality In Schools


The health and comfort of students and teachers are among the many factors that contribute to learning and productivity in the classroom, and although every effort is made to achieve good indoor air quality (“IAQ”), studies show that more than half of our nation’s schools have problems aligned with poor IAQ. To find out more about how paint can impact the IAQ in schools, click this link in order to access the free white paper.