School Facility Administration

In this section Superintendents, Business Officials and executive level school leaders can find helpful information to assist with the challenges related to providing students and teachers with safe, secure and functional learning spaces.

pulse MPulse Releases Fourth Generation CMMS Software
By: Steve Brous - Monday, May 3, 2010
Source: MPulse
“Web-native applications like v7, with advanced web server technology, user-friendly architecture, customizable interfaces and location independence offer superior performance in the gathering, measuring and reporting of data” states Randy Brous, MPulse’s Director of Development. “Superior performance means the software gets widely used and accepted within an organization and that results in actionable, reliable, real-time data that is key in maintaining assets at optimum levels, preventing down-time, saving money and conserving energy”.

Schneider Lawton, Oklahoma, Schools Invest $2.2 Million in Energy Efficiency
By: Keith Hobbs - Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Source: Schneider Electric
The Lawton Public Schools in Lawton, Okla., are implementing $2.2 million in facility enhancements designed to improve operations, comfort and efficiency at five campuses totaling nearly 900,000 square feet. Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, will complete the work as a performance contract with the district. Schneider Electric guarantees that the Lawton Public Schools will reduce its utility costs by $254,854 annually when the project is completed in the summer of 2010.

public schools Broward Schools Go Green Top to Bottom
By: Michael Garretson - Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The nation’s sixth largest school district, smack in highly urbanized South Florida, recently turned to Mother Nature for inspiration on eco-friendly construction techniques.

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spring-isd Design Complete for 105,000-SF, LEED-Gold Elementary School
By: Claire Bloxom - Thursday, April 15, 2010
Source: SHW Group
SHW Group designed Gloria Marshall Elementary School to meet LEED and Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) criteria; Has already been accepted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to receive an ENERGY STAR rating due to its energy-efficient building design

energy star Energy Education recieves Second Energy Star® Partner of the Year Award
By: Mike Gullatt - Thursday, April 15, 2010
For the second year in a row, Energy Education has received the prestigious ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award for Service and Product Provider by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

impact Ideal Impact Expands Services to Christian Schools
By: Tracy Southers - Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Continuing its mission to generate $1 billion for Christian ministry purposes, Ideal Impact, Inc. ( is now offering its energy efficiency, revenue generating solutions to private schools throughout Texas.

Tonganoxie District Combines Building Upgrades with Hands-On Learning Experience, Earns Award for Energy Efficiency
By: Joan Schimml - Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Source: TRANE
When administrators at Tonganoxie Unified School District (USD) 464 embarked on a $2.1 million energy and infrastructure improvement effort last year, they took the project into the classroom, coupling upgrades to buildings with an energy efficiency curriculum. The recently completed infrastructure upgrades are expected to save $217,000 a year in operations, maintenance and utilities costs.

TAClogo Texas School District to Save Over $2.5 Million Through Energy Conservation
By: Keith Hobbs - Monday, March 22, 2010
Source: TAC
The Red Oak Independent School District (ROISD) in Red Oak, Texas, is implementing $2,499,420 in facility enhancements designed to improve operations, comfort and efficiency at 10 district buildings totaling more than 855,000 square feet.

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By: Wendy Alpine - Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Western Technical College has a main campus in La Crosse, Wisconsin, consisting of 15 buildings spread over nine city blocks, and seven regional campuses. Students and faculty rely on accurate time for punctuality and to know when classes begin and end.


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A state organization that is dedicated to promoting and enhancing the educational process through proper management practices related to school operations and maintenance.

Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning
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