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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.
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 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.
Students say classrooms are more important than dining halls and fitness facilities, despite trends in university spending.
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.
A new complex on a community college campus in Menifee, CA was built to last. From the July 2013 issue.
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom provides pointers on how to select an outside auditor. From the March 2013 issue of Today’s Facility Manager.
In education facilities, acoustical considerations can impact learning.
In Lexington, KY, a new high school widens the field of learning for students pursuing agricultural instruction. The school district is seizing the opportunity to expand a popular area of study.
At Loma Linda University in Southern California, a recently completed high-tech medical instruction building takes teaching to the next level.