Tag: k-12 facilities
How Upgrades, Preventative Maintenance Can Improve IAQ For K-12 Schools
From upgrades to routine maintenance, see how school leaders can use their HVAC units to create a better defense against poor IAQ.
Amidst Challenges, K-8 School Campus Construction Beats Budget
The project team for this education campus outside of Sacramento, CA collaborated to reduce the budget by $5 million, despite challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Center for Green Schools at USGBC, With ASHRAE, Release Report On IAQ In Schools
Findings show majority of schools have acted during the pandemic to address indoor air quality, while citing outdated infrastructure and high costs as key challenges.
Real Estate Advisor, Building Solutions, Marks 30 Years With School Improvement Initiative
The Dallas-based firm commits to donating 3,000 hours to schools in the North Texas area to perform facility assessments of public, charter, and private schools.
SBT Alliance Launches Safe Space School Initiative
An IoT integration partner, SBT Alliance can assist districts in combating the spread of COVID-19 as they are reopening schools, as outlined in the Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) of the U.S. CARES Act.
USDA Loan Helps Build Louisiana High School
With funding from USDA, new high school in Youngsville, LA helps to drive community growth, prosperity.
K-12 Construction Recognized For Use Of Propane Powered Equipment
The Propane Education & Research Council awards architectural and engineering firm TSP its 2019 Propane Project of the Year prize of $10,000 for its work on Andes Central High School in South Dakota.
Schools Bring In Solar Energy
Working with U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge, K-12 districts incorporate solar energy for conservation and education.
Friday Funny: Get Your Crayons Ready!
The start of the new school year brings an exciting opportunity for K-12 students: Registration is now open for Deb Group’s second annual Happy Hands Contest.
School District Finds Continuous Improvement
Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.
Sodexo School Facility Directors Complete EPA’s IAQ Master Class
Sodexo's Directors of Facilities in K-12 schools are now EPA-trained "masters of indoor air quality" after completing EPA's 10-course Masters of IAQ series.
Technology, Aging Facilities Impacting Education Facility Budgets
SchoolDude's inaugural Facilities Budget, Staffing and Operations Study surveyed more than 400 K-12 and higher education facilities, maintenance, and operations professionals.
DC Elementary School Gets Green Walls
Thanks to a donation from Suite Plants, students at Leckie Elementary School will enjoy all the benefits of an indoor living green wall.
FM Alert: Do You Know The School Janitor Of The Year?
To honor the best-of-the-best among school janitors, Cintas Corporation is accepting nominations for its annual Janitor of the Year contest.
10 Strategies For Energy Management
When it comes to energy management, a holistic view and concerted effort help create a framework to achieve measurable results.
New Standard Published For K-12 Information Systems
BICSI has announced the approval and publication of its ANSI/BICSI-001-2009, Information Transport Systems Design Standard for K-12 Educational Institutions.