Educational Facilities

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


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A suburban Chicago school used carpeting, paint, and intriguing ceilings to bring outdated rooms back to life and create exciting learning spaces.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.
IAQ K-12 Schools

Four Ways To Improve Indoor Air Quality In K-12 Schools

Upgrades and modifications to enhance IAQ are critical, and funding from COVID-19 relief bills can help school facilities teams make them happen.
outdoor spaces

Workplace Design: Creating Useful, Outdoor Spaces

Here are ideas to expand beyond the walls of your building.
Succession Planning for School Facility Teams

A Guide To Succession Planning For School Facility Teams

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.
circadian-effective lighting

How To Design Circadian-effective Lighting For Schools, Hospitals

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.
Safe-T Workplace Products

What Are You Doing To Get People Back To Work?

Safe-T Workplace Products is a one-stop resource to create a COVID-19-secure environment for people working in commercial and institutional spaces, healthcare and assisted living, and education.
schools

How To Create COVID-Safe And Sustainable Learning Environments

ACEEE shares how schools and policymakers can take steps now to create safe, sustainable learning environments that could deliver long-term energy savings.
outdoor spaces

Wollaston Development Announces Outdoor Conference Room Concept

Businesses are utilizing outdoor spaces for meetings to keep employees safe throughout COVID-19. The Boston-based firm has previously introduced outdoor classroom spaces.

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