schools

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


EPA Monitors Air Outside Schools

The year old initiative monitors air quality surrounding a selection of schools around the United States.

K-12 Schools And IAQ Awards

The EPA's IAQ Tools for Schools program is looking to recognize schools with successful IAQ management programs.

Preventing Lead Exposure In Renovations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week it expects more than 125,000 renovation and remodeling contractors to be trained in lead-safe work practices by April 22.

Construction & Operations Lessons In The Field

In New Haven, CT, 5th and 6th graders have the opportunity to gain experience with architects, construction managers, and tradespeople through Kids Build, a program developed by architecture firm Svigals + Partners, in conjunction with the New Haven School Construction Program.

Two School Districts Win Safety Device

Through its Traffic Safety Grant awards, All Traffic Solutions is providing radar speed display systems to two facilities.

New Survey Reveals School Districts Cutting Spending Due to Rising Energy Costs

Two-thirds of school districts responding to a new “School Energy and Environment Survey” from Honeywell and Education Week Research have made spending cuts or modifications as a direct result of rising energy bills.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: PlanSCAPE By Virco

This service, provided by Virco Mfg. Corporation, is designed to assist facility professionals in schools with large scale furniture and equipment acquisitions.

Removing Unneeded/Dangerous Chemicals From Schools

Working with EPA’s Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign (SC3), 11 organizations helped to remove an estimated 70,000 pounds of potentially dangerous chemicals from approximately 300 schools.

Wash Your Hands!

For National Clean Hands Week (September 20-26) Georgia-Pacific Professional has made a poster available online to promote good hand hygiene practices among elementary school children.

Is Your School A Breath Of Fresh Air?

Give your facilities a chance to be recognized by the EPA's IAQ TfS Awards Program.

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