Posts Tagged ‘schools’
New Guidelines for Green Cleaning Products in SchoolsSeptember 16th, 2010
Recent scientific evidence that chronic, low level exposures to petrochemicals commonly found in institutional cleaning products are a significant health hazard for children has fueled increased demand for safer products.
Standard For K-12 Products Under DevelopmentSeptember 3rd, 2010
NSF International and the National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) are working on this tool to certify health, safety, and environmental aspects of products and equipment for educational
NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Class Pack Lighting SystemsAugust 17th, 2010
These Systems from GE Lighting and Lithonia Lighting combine high light output, full spectrum fluorescent lighting with a ballast system to deliver customized lighting
EPA Monitors Air Outside SchoolsJune 16th, 2010
The year old initiative monitors air quality surrounding a selection of schools around the United
K-12 Schools And IAQ AwardsJune 4th, 2010
The EPA's IAQ Tools for Schools program is looking to recognize schools with successful IAQ management
Preventing Lead Exposure In RenovationsApril 12th, 2010
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
Construction & Operations Lessons In The FieldMarch 3rd, 2010
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
Two School Districts Win Safety DeviceJanuary 29th, 2010
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 CostsDecember 21st, 2009
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.