school-facilities

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


net-zero energy

Easing The Pathway Towards A Net-Zero Energy School

Opened in 2021, Fales Elementary in Westborough, MA is projected to generate 11.6% more on-site energy annually than required to operate the all-electric school.
education facilities

U.S. School Facilities Face $85 Billion Funding Gap Annually

New report reveals massive underinvestment in education facilities, identifies solutions to achieve healthier, more sustainable elementary and secondary schools.
Education Facility Managers

Security, Safety Top List Of Education Facility Managers’ Priorities

A survey of education facility managers reveals campus access control, site security, and occupant safety are key focus areas.
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.
building solutions

Pest Management For Vacated Schools

A hasty exit from schools in the wake of COVID-19 and delays in pest management efforts made some facilities a prime target for rodents and insects.
Custodian of the Year

One Week Left To Vote For The Custodian Of The Year!

Time is running out to cast your vote in the 2020 Custodian of the Year contest hosted by Cintas Corporation.
lead school drinking water

Only 15 States, DC Have Laws For Testing Lead In School Water

Despite health risks, 35 states lack specific legislation to ensure testing for lead in school drinking water, according to a new report from USGBC.
Educational Facilities

CHILDGARD Security Glazing Protects Educational Facilities

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.
Happy Hands contest

Which Is Your Favorite Dispenser Design?

From now until February 28, you can vote for your favorite elementary and middle/high school finalist designs in Deb Group’s Second Annual Happy Hands Contest.
energy efficiency

Stories Behind The ACEEE 2017 State Scorecard

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient economy took a closer look at the people and projects behind its annual energy efficiency ranking.
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.
predictive maintenance

Keep Your Campus Cool Without Burning Out Your HVAC System

Adding a predictive maintenance toolkit to your efforts will prepare your campus HVAC system for the hot summer season, and beyond.
April 2017 issue

Facility Executive | April 2017 Issue

The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.
January / February 2017

Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue

The February 2017 issue features the 2017 Facility Executive Of The Year. Plus, a look at in-building cellular, waste management, the building envelope, emergency preparedness, flooring, and our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
building envelope

New School Construction Focused On Building Envelope Performance

In Columbia, MO, campus planning officials wanted an attractive, durable exterior that would mitigate rain, snow, and other environmental conditions.

Sagging Middle School Ceiling Wins “Ugly Ceilings” Contest

School facilities director wins 1,000 square feet of Armstrong® Ultima® ceiling panels to fix an ugly, sagging ceiling.

Industry Suppliers Get Their Close-Up

Virco, a DKI member company, and HON are involved in popular "Makeover" television shows this fall.

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