K-12 schools

Resource pages for "K-12 schools"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


ASHRAE-supported Follow-up Report on IAQ in Schools

ASHRAE-Supported Follow-Up Report On IAQ In Schools

This collaborative study underscores the importance of providing technical guidance and practical implementation strategies for improving IAQ in schools.
cooling

EPA To Assist Schools With Cleaner Air, Cooling Center Services

Schools in four communities in the western U.S. will receive technical assistance through a new demonstration program, Schools as Community Cleaner Air and Cooling Centers.
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 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.
VoltServer

VoltServer Powers Cutting Edge Technology At Westfield Public Schools

The K-12 public school district found a safe, reliable, expandable, energy saving power solution in Digital Electricity™ technology from VoltServer.
infection control

UL, SafeTraces Launch Program To Help K-12 Schools Reopen Safely

Indoor air quality, ventilation and filtration verification, and infection control program helps enhance student, teacher, and staff safety.
classroom safety

Return To The Classroom: Combining Health Safety And Security

Many schools are asking themselves: How do we return children to the classroom in a way that is both safe and secure? The answer can be quite complex.
USGBC

USGBC Shares Strategies For Resilient Design, Green Schools

The U.S. Green Building Council has published two guides available for download, one focused on resilient companies and communities and the other on green purchasing for healthier schools.
dispenser design contest

Friday Funny: Calling All Kid Artists!

How creative can the students at your school get? Registration is now open for SC Johnson Professional’s annual Happy Hands contest.
recycling competition

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off Eighth Annual Recycle-Bowl

The incentive-based recycling competition is open to all public and private schools in the United States.
Energy Efficiency Program

School District To Save $15.3M With New Energy Efficiency Program

California’s Escalon Unified School District recently completed a 1.2 MW solar photovoltaic and integrated energy efficiency and STEM education initiative.
recycling competition

Indiana Elementary School Is First Repeat Recycle-Bowl Champion

For the second time, Bon Air Elementary beat out more than 1,000 other schools to become the K-12 recycling competition's National Champion.
public schools

Philadelphia, Baltimore Schools Replace Polystyrene In Cafeterias

The cities’ public schools are now using compostable round plates designed by the Urban School Food Alliance in their lunchrooms, diverting 19 million polystyrene food service items from landfills.
zero energy

Advanced Energy Design Guide Helps Schools Achieve Zero Energy

K-12 school buildings have a new resource to help them cost effectively achieve advanced levels of energy savings.
recycling

Keep America Beautiful Launches 2017 Recycle-Bowl

The K-12 school-based competition helps communities improve their recycling efforts by educating students and community members on how and what to recycle, while providing an array of resources.
STEM

Through STEM, Students Install HVAC System

Elementary students at a Minnesota school had the opportunity to install new HVAC equipment in their building.

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