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Once students return to school after the summer, it doesn’t take long for them to stink up school gyms and locker rooms. Here are some tips to help your school keep the “locker room smell” at bay.
Elementary students at a Minnesota school had the opportunity to install new HVAC equipment in their building.
This fully enclosed vertical wheelchair lift can be installed in facilities to reach heights up to 14 feet.
The Connecticut Building Congress will recognize the Town of Newtown, Consigli Construction Co., Inc., Svigals+Partners, and STV|DPM for their collaborative work to build the new Sandy Hook School in Newtown, CT.
Opened in 2013, the university's Albert Sherman Center in Worcester, MA utilizes brazed plate heat exchanger technology.
Intentional design of outdoor spaces provides multiple benefits that can effectively support the organization and the people it employs and serves.
Maryland’s first net zero energy school — Howard County Public Schools' Wilde Lake Middle School — recently opened in Columbia, MD.
This builds upon a partnership forged in 2016 that provided for storage and delivery of bottled water to Flint schools.
HVAC manufacturer releases noise reduction solution for classroom heating and cooling ventilation systems, resulting in fewer distractions.
The goal: Transform multipurpose classrooms for adults and after-school kids’ facilities to be more uplifting, usable, and comfortable.
Several K-12 and higher education facilities are among the 22 organizations receiving up to $60,000 each for water quality initiatives.
Next month, the competition will award one higher education institution a $50,000 prize to be used toward a new or existing sustainability project on its campus.
This provider of photo identification systems aims to provide school with effective ID card solutions irrespective of budget.
Ecore, a company that transforms reclaimed waste into unique performance surfaces, recently received two United States product patents.
SchoolDude's inaugural Facilities Budget, Staffing and Operations Study surveyed more than 400 K-12 and higher education facilities, maintenance, and operations professionals.
With failing oil-fired boilers and an aging, inefficient heating system, Elm Street School in Gardner, MA, turned to modulating boilers from Weil-McLain to spark energy efficiencies and lower heating costs.
Using counterfeit electrical products in any environment can result in a higher risk for failure or malfunction. This infographic from Eaton shows five segments where product performance is especially critical.
Thanks to a donation from Suite Plants, students at Leckie Elementary School will enjoy all the benefits of an indoor living green wall.
A net zero energy, net zero water, and carbon neutral education center that meets the Living Building Challenge™ has been built on the banks of the Potomac River in Maryland.
Facilities that are E&I members can now purchase Ferguson’s inventory of products, including PVF, plumbing, and facilities maintenance, through a new cooperative purchasing contract.
Working with Schneider Electric, the school district, which serves over 5,100 students from kindergarten through grade 12, has seen its utility costs reduced by 15%, resulting in annual savings of close to $250,000.
A new science education and research center at Georgia State University fosters innovative collaboration.
A Dallas, TX school district maximizes its budget to provide two new schools on one property.
We have had several instances where bed bugs have bitten students, but the bugs could not be officially detected by a certified expert. How I could become more knowledgeable regarding this issue?
The IEHA is making available free (plus shipping and handling) to the public the pocket guide, Clean and Healthy Schools for Dummies, by Dr. David Mudarri, former EPA indoor air quality scientist.