Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. educational-facilities articles below.
Summer is winding to a close, and students are headed back to school. Will dirty restrooms create a negative impression of their school and its leaders?
The 73-year-old winner of the 2019 Custodian of the Year contest, Aristeo Flores of Scotts Valley Middle School, exemplifies the “American Dream.”
CHILDGARD security glazing can be used in insulating glass units and paired with high-performance and tinted glass options to meet safety, energy, and other design goals.
The program supports active learning strategies in classrooms where teachers are already striving to implement related practices by installing furniture designed to encourage student engagement and success.
With flu and norovirus season ramping up and expected to last through May, facilities across the country are honing in on illness prevention.
Selected from more than 950 applications, Toms River High School North is among 15 recipients awarded a Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant.
NSF International offers resources for school administrators and facility directors to ensure the plumbing products used in schools meet EPA lead-free requirements.
Innovative desk and seating ensemble from Whitney Brothers features surfaces, storage, and functionality purpose-built for STEM activities in Early Learning classroom environments.
The school will be among the nation’s first to meet LEED's rigorous platinum standards and requirements for sustainability.
Beloved Newtown Elementary School janitor and U.S. veteran Ted Qualli Jr. takes home the custodial crown.
Concerns about school safety have led to the installation of non-code compliant and possibly dangerous classroom door barricade devices.
While capital forecasting software can provide valuable insight, adhering to this list of exercises keeps FM departments in the best position for long-term planning.
School facilities director wins 1,000 square feet of Armstrong® Ultima® ceiling panels to fix an ugly, sagging ceiling.
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.
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.
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom provides pointers on how to select an outside auditor. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.
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