Educational Facilities

Resource pages for "Educational Facilities"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


ESSER grant

School Cooling Emergency Turns Into No-Cost Upgrade

Antimicrobial HDPE cooling towers help Kentucky schools qualify for a government ESSER grant which funds total cost of two new units.
healthy schools

New Program Offers Schools 3-Step Process To Improve IAQ

New Green Seal and Healthy Schools Campaign program prioritizes low- and no-cost measures to improve indoor air quality and sustainability at schools and universities.
School Construction

Two NYC Public Schools Built, Third Under Construction

After completing PS 464 and IS 419 for the NYC School Construction Authority, EW Howell Construction Group has started construction on IS 322K.
ESSER funds

ESSER Funds: Five Ways To Create Cleaner Classrooms

Here are five ways to put ESSER funds to use and create cleaner environments for students and teachers as they return to the classroom.
The Center School

School Cuts Carbon Footprint With Roof Restoration, Rooftop Solar, Carport Project  

In Somerset, NJ, The Center School reduced its carbon footprint and serves as a positive example of environmental stewardship to its students and the community.

New Mexico Tech Works With Ameresco To Reduce Energy Usage

Implemented utility upgrades are estimated to save New Mexico Tech over $540,000 annually and enhance the reliability of campus facility operations.
School Of Medicine Landscape

New School Of Medicine Plans Landscape For Healing, Community

In Arkansas, the new Alice L. Walton School of Medicine will create a link between art, nature, and healing for a holistic learning environment.
construction high school

Flexible Focus Shapes New School

Sustainability, collaborative space, and flexibility were primary objectives for construction of a new central Ohio high school.
Lighting Retrofits

Long View On Lighting Retrofits

A Missouri school district works with energy services firm to improve lighting.
school remodeling project

Budget Classroom Remodel Finds Fun In The Ceiling

A suburban Chicago school used carpeting, paint, and intriguing ceilings to bring outdated rooms back to life and create exciting learning spaces.
high school theater acoustic system

Dallas High School Adds Performing Arts Complex

A 1,000-seat auditorium featuring an expanded stage and state-of-the-art acoustic system is a focal point of Melissa High School's new complex. 
Newark Board of Education

Newark Schools Carry Out Award-Winning Sustainability Initiative

Improvements including solar photovoltaic arrays, updated controls, LED lighting retrofits and water conservation solutions will reduce usage by approximately 30%.
School Custodian

Is Your School Custodian At The Head Of The Class?

As Cintas kicks off its ninth annual Custodian of the Year Contest, now is the time to nominate your school's hardworking custodian.
Washington Houses Community Center

East Harlem Community Center Reimagined For Senior, Youth Programs

Redesigned Washington Houses Community Center brings together the East Harlem community it serves in a creative, engaging learning atmosphere.
Energia

Energia Transforms Energy Liabilities Into Educational Assets

Energy finance solutions provider Energia helps school districts and municipalities obtain facility improvements funded by guaranteed energy savings.
Alamo Colleges, Texas

Planning For Winter Storms

The Alamo Colleges District, serving the Greater San Antonio metro area, builds facility resiliency after 2021 winter storm and power grid failure.
furniture reuse

Rerouting Furniture From Landfill

As part of its facilities projects, General Motors donated a plethora of its office furniture to local schools.
Enumclaw High School

High School Saves Energy With LED Lighting Retrofit

In central Washington, ease of installation, energy savings make LLLC the smart choice for Enumclaw High School.
2021/2022 Happy Hands dispenser design contest

Healthy Schools, Healthy Students Go Hand In Hand

The Happy Hands dispenser design contest encourages K-12 students to design a custom soap/sanitizer dispenser to promote the importance of handwashing and sanitizing.
IAQ Schools Indoor Air Quality

The ABCs Of Indoor Air Quality In Schools

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, nearly 50 percent of U.S. school buildings reported having issues with IAQ.

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] A Sustainable Future With Constellation Energy

For decades, Constellation has been a leader in carbon-free energy generation and in offering sustainable solutions to customers as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future.