Posts Tagged ‘schools’

Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools® (PC4HS) group is providing guidance on handling potential PCB-containing dust from substances such as older caulking in schools.

Guidance Offered To Schools For Handling Potential PCB-Containing Dust

Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools (PC4HS) is providing guidance on handling potential PCB-containing dust in academic... ...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: CoreFirst Retrofit System by CoreFirst LLC

CoreFirst LLC has introduced a proprietary seismic upgrade retrofit system. Modular, steel constructed, “cartridge” style safe zones are installed into existing buildings to upgrade the ability of these structures to withstand a seismic... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Fire Ants 101 Tools from FMC Professional Solutions

Several online tools help facility managers take a proactive approach to controlling fire... ...Read More...

Soap Donated To Green Bay, WI Schools

Georgia-Pacific Professional donated an estimated two year supply to the city's school... ...Read More...

Flooring & Ceiling Design Competition

Armstrong, in conjunction with the IIDA, recently conducted a contest seeking innovative floor and ceiling... ...Read More...

Poll Reveals Majority of Americans Support Federal Investment in Green Schools

The survey found that one in three of those surveyed said the majority of U.S. schools are in "poor" shape. Only 6% said U.S. schools are in "excellent"... ...Read More...

New Service Spotlight: Solar Power Purchase Program from Siemens

Focused toward public sector facility managers, Siemens has a program offering solar energy projects without having to make an initial capital investment in solar... ...Read More...

Service Company Donates Time For Green Cleaning

Employees at a New Jersey firm recently donated time and products to clean a school in nearby... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Energy Management For Churches

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gives advice on finding energy management solutions for multi-purpose... ...Read More...

Fluorescent Lighting Fixtures, Pre-1979

The EPA has released recommended steps to take for schools with older lighting fixtures in order to reduce potential exposures to harmful levels of PCBs. The guidance — part of EPA’s efforts to address potential PCB exposures in schools — is based on evidence that the older ballasts contain PCBs that can leak when the ballasts fail,... ...Read More...