Tag: Educational Facilities

University of East London

University Of East London Cuts Carbon Emissions

In the first stage of its net zero strategy, the University of East London (UEL) has reduced carbon emissions by 10 percent.
Preventing Infections in Schools

CDC Releases Guidance For Preventing Spread Of Infections In Schools

CDC offers steps K-12 schools can take to prevent and control the spread of respiratory and stomach viruses, such as influenza and norovirus, and bacterial illness, such as strep throat.
Critical Incident Mapping

Critical Incident Mapping Laws For Schools Launched In 11 States

Thanks to a national bipartisan initiative, 11 states have passed common sense laws or initiatives to enable swift, effective emergency response in schools; other states set to follow their lead.
High School Custodian

Minnesota High School Custodian Wins 2024 Custodian Of The Year

Bob Galewski, custodian at Wabasha-Kellogg High School, earned the most votes in this year's Cintas Custodian of the Year Contest.
higher education facilities

Investments In Higher Education Facilities On The Rise

Higher education institutions increased investments in campus buildings by more than 26% in 2023, according to Gordian's new State of Facilities in Higher Education report.
Renew America’s Schools

Applications Open For 2024 Renew America’s Schools Prize

The DOE will award $180 million to K-12 school districts to help them lower energy use and costs, improve indoor air quality, and foster healthier learning environments.
Tuskegee University

Tuskegee University Picks JLL For Facilities Maintenance 

JLL is providing integrated facilities management (IFM) services to 100 buildings on the HBCU’s 5,000-acre Tuskegee, Alabama campus.
favorite school custodian, Cintas

Cast Your Vote: Help Pick The Custodian Of The Year

Cintas has revealed this year’s finalists in its 11th annual Custodian of the Year contest: Vote for your favorite school custodian by April 12!
Air Quality In Schools, IAQ educational facilities

Survey Reveals Disparities In IAQ Prioritization In K-12 Schools

A new survey finds there's a gap between educators and school authorities regarding the prioritization of air quality in K-12 facilities.

The Critical Role Of School IAQ During Cold And Flu Season

A K-12 school's indoor air quality (IAQ) plays a critical role during cold and flu season, as it is not only essential in well-being but also for learning.
Public Schools

Nearly One-Third Of U.S. Public Schools Use Portable Buildings

At the end of 2023, major repair, renovation, or modernization work was being performed in 21 percent of all public schools, according to new data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
Energy Savings Performance Contract, ESPC, Public Schools

Michigan School District Launches Transformative Sustainability Infrastructure Project

Sustainability improvements from the Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) with Ameresco will save Warren Woods Public Schools an estimated $8.7 million over 25 years.
campus safety

Three Ways Schools Can Improve Campus Safety

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles can enhance campus safety and deter potential criminal behavior.
acoustic solutions

Acoustic Solutions: The Impact Of Sound In Schools

By effectively managing noise levels, acoustic solutions can enhance communication, increase productivity, and improve student and teacher success.
K-12 Schools

ESG And HVAC: Improving K-12 Schools

Facility managers at K-12 schools can create a better indoor experience through system efficiency and clean air.
School, Access Control

Access Solutions: More Than A Checkpoint On Your School Doors

Prioritizing the modernization of access solutions in educational facilities will help bolster the safety and security of occupants in these environments.
School Safety

The Art And Science Of School Safety

When it comes to school safety, a single security measure alone is often not effective for guarding against all safety threats.
Healthy Back toSchool

Back To School: 5 Tips For A Healthy Educational Facility

These back to school recommendations from Cintas will help promote healthy practices in your educational facilities.
HDPE Cooling Tower

HDPE Cooling Tower Makes The Grade

A North Carolina-based community college replaces an aging metal-clad cooling tower with a modern HDPE unit, reducing maintenance spending while increasing efficiency.
Measuring Facilities Performance

Defining And Measuring Facilities Performance

From space utilization to community benefits, here are five ways organizations define facilities performance and strategies for measuring it.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Did You Miss Our Webinar On Learning How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities...

View the archived recording and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .