Tag: schools

Public Schools

Nearly One-Third Of U.S. Public Schools Use Portable Buildings

At the end of 2023, major repair, renovation, or modernization work was being performed in 21 percent of all public schools, according to new data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
campus safety

Three Ways Schools Can Improve Campus Safety

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles can enhance campus safety and deter potential criminal behavior.
School Infrastructure

Education Department Grants $47M To Support School Infrastructure

The Department of Education revealed eight new grants to support school infrastructure investments over the next five years.
classroom technology

Preparing Schools For Future Connectivity With Fiber Optic Cabling

Fiber optic cabling is capable of handling unlimited bandwidth at a lower cost, is adaptable, and more environmentally friendly.
sick in the office

Will Flu, RSV, and COVID-19 Be On The Rise This Winter?

New research suggests businesses should step up facility protection measures ahead of a combined respiratory virus season this winter.
School Safety

IBM Grants $5M To Boost Cybersecurity In Schools

Now in its third year, IBM Education Security Preparedness Grants offer students and teachers access to cyber and AI skills.
Education Facilities

The Fantastic Floor In Education Facilities

Education facilities can economically achieve durable, sustainable, and easy-to-maintain flooring.
Happy Hands Contest

Happy Hands Are Clean Hands

You have until the end of the month to vote for your favorite student-designed soap/sanitizer dispenser in SC Johnson Professional’s Happy Hands Contest.
Cathedral School for Boys

Cathedral School For Boys Unveils Expanded, Reinvented “Heart”

An addition and renovation at the Cathedral School for Boys in San Francisco adds a new modern element and creates valuable indoor and outdoor spaces.
school environment

Getting “Schooled” In Indoor Air Quality

BridgePrep Academy Charter Schools took several measures to create a safe, healthy indoor school environment for students and staff.
IAQ

Survey Shows Teachers Wary Of IAQ In Schools

Teachers are alarmed schools haven't done more to improve air quality, even with federal funding available.
education construction

5 Ways To Ensure Efficiency During Education Facility Construction Work

When the proper steps are taken during construction, facility managers can expect a smooth process from start to finish.
ESSER funds

ESSER Funds: Five Ways To Create Cleaner Classrooms

Here are five ways to put ESSER funds to use and create cleaner environments for students and teachers as they return to the classroom.

EW Howell Enhances Two Manhattan K-8 Private Schools

The construction and renovation projects provide these schools with spacious libraries, an enhanced space for athletics, and more.
Armed Intruder

Preparing For The Unthinkable: Armed Intruders

Here are some prevention and response measures for schools, houses of worship, and nonprofits, courtesy of Church Mutual's experts.
IAQ

Indoor Sports And Healthy IAQ

Facilities teams should look at these four aspects of HVAC maintenance during the indoor sports season for healthier IAQ.
School Custodian

Is Your School Custodian At The Head Of The Class?

As Cintas kicks off its ninth annual Custodian of the Year Contest, now is the time to nominate your school's hardworking custodian.
Indoor Air Quality

Choosing Air Purifiers For Safer School, Workplace Environments

Here's a quick guide to choosing an air filtration system to successfully minimize viral spread, creating a safer environment for all occupants.
IAQ Schools Indoor Air Quality

The ABCs Of Indoor Air Quality In Schools

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, nearly 50 percent of U.S. school buildings reported having issues with IAQ.
Devious Licks

GP PRO Offers No-Cost Replacements For “Devious Licks” Losses

GP PRO will replace stolen paper towel, toilet tissue, and soap dispensers at no cost to schools impacted by the "Devious Licks" challenge.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Collect Asset Data at the Speed of Walking a Building

AI powered data collection with AkitaBox Capture. Take a picture of the asset nameplate, touch the floor plan to locate the asset and move to the next asset. Save up to 90% of your time in the field with AkitaBox Capture AI.