schools

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


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.
Campus

C.W. Driver Completes Temecula Valley Campus

C.W. Driver Companies completes 350,000-square-foot Temecula Valley Campus for Mt. San Jacinto College in California.
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.
indoor air quality

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Findings show majority of schools have acted during the pandemic to address indoor air quality, while citing outdated infrastructure and high costs as key challenges.
K-12

Hygiene, Cleaning Are Central To K-12 Reopenings

Focus on these five aspects when making the case for federal stimulus money to upgrade cleaning equipment and supplies in K-12 schools.
pandemic indoor air quality

The Pandemic And The New Focus On Indoor Air Quality

As the pandemic enters its next phase, facility leaders are focusing on air quality to optimize their response to viral spread.
circadian-effective lighting

How To Design Circadian-effective Lighting For Schools, Hospitals

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.
schools

How To Create COVID-Safe And Sustainable Learning Environments

ACEEE shares how schools and policymakers can take steps now to create safe, sustainable learning environments that could deliver long-term energy savings.
List N cleaning disinfecting

Schools, Universities Urged To Use EPA-Approved Products, Disinfectants

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.
disinfecting

FAQs On Disinfecting Schools

Infection control in schools is always a concern because of influenza and bacteria such as MRSA and C. diff, but COVID-19 presents new questions.
protective barriers

COVID-19 Protective Barriers From United Industries UltraBoard

Featuring an all-plastic foam board frame with rigid film windows, UltraBoard's protective barriers offer a cost-effective approach to prevention.
school HVAC systems

ASHRAE Provides Updated Reopening Guide For Schools, Universities

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.
back to school

Back to School Facilities Tool Kit

Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools (LAB) launched the “Back to School Facilities Tool Kit” through a partnership with Urban Projects Collaborative (UPC) and five leading design firms—Gensler, PBDW, PSF Projects, SITU, and WXY—to serve as a visual guide for schools preparing to reopen after COVID-19 closures.
K9 security

Did You Miss Our “A K9 Nose Best For Facility Security” Webinar?

This free video webinar explores the benefits, options, and costs of using an explosives/munitions-detection K9 Team for added security in public venues.
Facility Executive April 2019 issue

Facility Executive | April 2019 Issue

The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.

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