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Pandemic Plan: How K-12 Schools Are Dealing with Deferred Maintenance


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Good News on Coronavirus in Schools?

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Schools Thinking Outside the Box on Coronavirus

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How Educational Facilities Are Tackling Coronavirus

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30 Years Later, Schools Struggle with ADA

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Reopening K-12 Schools Face Funding Woes

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Coronavirus Pandemic’s Impact on Schools Becomes Clearer

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Nation’s Schools Use Coronavirus Lull for Projects

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How Preventable Are School Shootings?

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One K-12 District's Lessons and Benefits from Geothermal Systems

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Head of the Class: Specifying and Installing Geothermal Systems

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Head of the Class: Geothermal Delivers Savings

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Asbestos Shuts Fourth Philly School

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K-12 District Faces Questions on Maintenance Funds

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Mold, PCB Endanger Students in School Facilities

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K-12 Upgrades That Target Lighting and Plumbing

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K-12 Upgrades: Assessing HVAC Needs, Setting Priorities

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K-12 Upgrades: HVAC Challenges and Solutions

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Cooling Crisis: City’s Schools Battle Heat, Budget

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K-12 Districts Battle Major Health Hazards

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K-12 Schools Turn to High-Tech Security Options

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Many K-12 Schools Dealing with Lead Drinking Water

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Schools’ HVAC Renovation Aims for Savings, Comfort

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Deferred Maintenance: Help on the Way?

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Deferred Maintenance: Thinking Beyond School Walls

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Schools Address Last Year’s Heating Problems

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Grants Pay for School Security Upgrades

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School Projects Target Energy Efficiency

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K-12 Finances: Good News in One State

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RECALL: Playground Equipment Poses Strangulation Hazard

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Eye on Energy: Routine Maintenance Can Improve Efficiency

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Energy Efficiency Leads to Enhanced K-12 Learning Environment

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School Repairs Focus of Federal Bill

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K-12 Schools: Security vs. Maintenance

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Old School: Renovation Reclaims Building

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Improving School Security with Facility Upgrades

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RECALL: Playground Slide Poses Entrapment Hazard

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School Security: Facilities Revisit Protection

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School Shooting Raises Security Issues

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School Security: States Increasing Funding

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Facility Operating Budget Benchmarks for Office, Education, Other Buildings

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Survey: Facility Capital Budget Changes for Nine Types of Buildings

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FM Department Staffing Levels for Office, Education, Other Building Types

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How Sustainability Increases Student Performance

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Rooftop Gardens and Hikeable Halls: Designing a Vertical School

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K-12 Schools Eye Hurricane Recovery

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Studio Ma: New Phoenix K-12 Campus Opens for 1,300 Students

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Roofing: School District Replaces Aging Systems

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Roofing: Weather Causes Concerns in Systems Replacement

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SIDEBAR: Raising The Roof on Efficiency

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LED Lighting Upgrades Deliver Savings

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LED Upgrade Benefits School's Pool

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Financial Management: Kettering (Ohio) School District

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HVAC Preventive Maintenance Program Rescues Houston School District

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Houston School District Realizes Benefits of Preventive Maintenance Program

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Houston Schools Seek to Streamline HVAC Direct Digital Controls System

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SIDEBAR: Energy Stars — Houston Schools Shine in EPA Challenge

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K-12 Deferred Maintenance: Challenges at Every Turn

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Money Matters: K-12 Education Facilities Tackle Retrofit Funding

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Report Offers Tough Lessons in K-12 Maintenance

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Education Facilities Survey Paints Aging Picture for Buildings, Staff

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K-12 Crisis: Report Finds Maintenance Funding Woes

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Financing Hurdles Tough to Overcome in K-12 Districts

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Managers' Roles Vary in Trying to Secure Funding for K-12 Retrofits

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Return on Investment Factors into K-12 Retrofit Decisions

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Summer Work Common to Complete Upgrade Projects in K-12 Facilities

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Future Focus: What's Your Next Retrofit Project?

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Facilities Set the Stage for Learning

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Trained Staff Is Essential to Get Energy Savings from Building Automation Systems

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Fit School Buildings to Program Needs

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A Districtwide Approach

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Sustainability in Schools: NYC Department of Education

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School Districts Take Lead on Sustainability

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School Districts Cutting Spending Due to Rising Energy Costs, Survey Says

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Lessons in Educational Funding with Tim Woodley

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States Decide if School Districts Receive Stimulus Funds

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School Districts Focus on Modernization, Not New Construction

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Stimulus Funds Go Beyond K-12 School Districts

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Design Guide Helps Districts Save Energy, Lower Costs

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Bonds Help K-12 Facilities Address Growing Enrollment

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High School Improves HVAC Efficiency and ADA Compliance

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Maintenance Department Renovates Classroom After Fire

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Guide Addresses Financing for EnergySmart Schools

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Education Department Funds Emergency-Management Plans

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NIOSH Proposes Research on Building-Related Asthma in Schools

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USGBC Funds K-12 Facility Research

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Publication Provides Energy-Efficiency Guidance for K-12 Schools

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New California Workshop Focuses on LEED for Schools

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Representatives Form Green Schools Caucus

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DHS Creates Culture of Preparedness Among Schools

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EPA Calls for Partnering on School Chemical Safety

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Blazing a ‘Green’ Trail