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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.
ACEEE shares how schools and policymakers can take steps now to create safe, sustainable learning environments that could deliver long-term energy savings.
Patent-pending Airotrust Building Masks™ are visible air filters that use a magnetic filter housing for easy installation.
Schools and universities are encouraged to remain vigilant when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting their facilities by using only products on EPA’s List N.
Nearly half of high school students surveyed are worried there won't be enough time to wash their hands at school.
The Clarity Shield™ is a cleanable, clear vinyl barrier designed to help prevent cross contamination between individuals in a confined place.
The ESPC approach to facility retrofits is the ideal method to implement disinfection strategies in funding-strapped government and educational buildings.
New guidance on the operation of HVAC systems helps mitigate the airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 as schools prepare to reopen for the fall academic year.
The installation of custom ASI Ceiling Grids at the school’s new facilities focused on the importance of space and ambiance, with an emphasis on bringing nature into the buildings.
The NSF-funded project will help researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute study how factors such as classroom temperature, ventilation, and lighting impact students.
With esports on its way to becoming the next football league to today’s students, and recreational gaming a given, student housing must take both the casual and avid gamer’s needs into consideration in its design.
Greg Masse and Minnie Watson won CloroxPro’s first-ever Champions of Clean Contest due to their dedication to keeping their facilities clean and healthy.
Tarrant County College opted to use Job Order Contracting (JOC) for its major renovation, allowing multiple projects to be completed through a single contract.
K-9 "Meadow"—named after Meadow Pollack, a victim in the Parkland, FL school shooting—is the first canine to graduate the K9 Academy as a school safety dog.
A sustainable, zero-waste ecosystem, AgWorks at CCA uses fish to fertilize plants, bio-controls in place of pesticides, and solar panels supply energy to power the facility.
Despite health risks, 35 states lack specific legislation to ensure testing for lead in school drinking water, according to a new report from USGBC.
Schneider Electric helps the school district monitor and manage access to information systems distributed across 11 buildings, nine schools, one central data center, and 38 data closets.