Posts Tagged ‘schools’

Study: Students Avoid School Toilets

Nearly 40% of secondary school girls reported ''holding it in'' so they didn't have to go to the toilet. And 16% of secondary school boys reported "bad things" happening in the toilets, making them wary of going in... ...Read More...

New Guidelines for Green Cleaning Products in Schools

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.... ...Read More...

Standard For K-12 Products Under Development

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... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Class Pack Lighting Systems

These Systems from GE Lighting and Lithonia Lighting combine high light output, full spectrum fluorescent lighting with a ballast system to deliver customized lighting... ...Read More...

EPA Monitors Air Outside Schools

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

K-12 Schools And IAQ Awards

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

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... ...Read More...

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... ...Read More...

Two School Districts Win Safety Device

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

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.... ...Read More...