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The 350,000-square-foot technical school meets LEED Gold standards, and includes water efficient landscaping, geothermal heating, a green roof, and wind turbines.
From training and drills to access control, act with intent and purpose to combat active shooter and other threats.
Something of a lost art, spray buffing has resurfaced as a key to stretching floor refinishing cycles, removing stains, and leaving floors with a high-gloss shine.
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.
In Moore, OK, the public school district is building FEMA-grade storm shelters to protect against tornadoes.
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.
There have been at least 200 shootings on school campuses—the most recent in Parkland, FL—and shooting drills are becoming as commonplace as fire drills.
The 2017 ZNE School Leadership Awards recognize building teams driving a new zero net energy (ZNE) standard for school environments.
With flu and norovirus season ramping up and expected to last through May, facilities across the country are honing in on illness prevention.
The 100% stainless steel faucet and drinking fountain bubbler protect the quality of drinking water in schools.