New report reveals massive underinvestment in education facilities, identifies solutions to achieve healthier, more sustainable elementary and secondary schools.
The project team for this education campus outside of Sacramento, CA collaborated to reduce the budget by $5 million, despite challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Upgrades and modifications to enhance IAQ are critical, and funding from COVID-19 relief bills can help school facilities teams make them happen.
The impact of retirement on school facility teams can be tempered when building information is easily available to multiple parties, including newcomers, administrators, teachers, and staff members.
Findings show majority of schools have acted during the pandemic to address indoor air quality, while citing outdated infrastructure and high costs as key challenges.
The K-12 public school district found a safe, reliable, expandable, energy saving power solution in Digital Electricity™ technology from VoltServer.
Indoor air quality, ventilation and filtration verification, and infection control program helps enhance student, teacher, and staff safety.
Massachusetts is top state for LEED followed by Washington, Illinois; California ranks #1 for LEED green building professionals, according to USGBC.
Guidance for designing circadian-effective lighting in K-12 classrooms and hospital patient rooms, while avoiding increased energy use, is now available from the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.