Using modular buildings and portable classrooms for temporary or permanent school spaces.


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AMS AMS Unveils Gen7 Line of Green Classrooms
By: Kristen Thomas - Thursday, April 15, 2010
Source: American Modular Systems
AMS’s Gen7 represents the state of the art in green classroom environments, offering a range of time-, money- and energy-saving features and providing a safe, healthy, eco-friendly, low-maintenance environment that fosters optimal learning potential.

Case 21 Modular Classroom The Perfect Classroom
By: Dawn Ring - Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Architecture Involution LLC (Ai3) and Triumph Modular recently launched the CASE 21 classroom solution – a high-performance learning environment employing state-of-the-art green design, organizational layout and educational technology integration –the perfect classroom to address space, learning environment and budget needs of school districts.

read about modular classroom space from Satellite Shelters Modular Classroom Space Saves Snow Damaged School
By: Satellite Shelters - Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Summit Country Day School needed classroom space for 325 displaced students. Time frame for completion was two weeks.

Bard HVAC products for schools.
Bard CS2000 Energy Monitor
The Bard CS2000 provides a complete energy monitoring system without user input or programming. Some schools may be eligible for a free trial use of the CS2000.

OSHA Model Aluminum Steps
This OHSA steps model is built using aluminum components and AridDek™ aluminum decking surface. Perfect for mobile offices and modular buildings.

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Modular offices and classrooms. Modular Classroom Statistics Revealed In Study
By: - Tuesday, November 6, 2007
Source: U.S. Department of Education
According to a survey of Public School Principals conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics and published in 2007, 37% of all public schools use portable buildings to handle overenrollment and other space requirements.

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By: - Tuesday, September 4, 2007
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Project Frog Green Modular Building City College of San Francisco Builds Modular Child Development Center
By: Nikki Tankursley - Monday, July 23, 2007
Source: Project Frog
A new all-modular Child Development Center is under construction at City College of San Francisco.  The project, built entirely out of Project Frog units, is scheduled to open before the start of school in the fall of 2007.

LEED-level modular classroom first of its kind
By: Dan Orzech, staff writer - Thursday, June 7, 2007
Source: Triumph SmartSpace
Modular classrooms are not well known as "green" spaces, but a Massachusetts design firm is looking to change the way districts look at portables.

One hundred new schools built in tsunami aftermath
By: Anna K. Stechert - Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Source: UNICEF
New schools are springing up in the wake of the tsunami that ravaged Indonesia and other countries in the Pacific.

K-12, college building maintenance and operations. Emergency Repair Money Available to California Schools
By: Staff Writer - Monday, January 22, 2007
Your air conditioner repair or replacement project may qualify for state funding. If you are in California and your facility needs HVAC work critical to the continued health and safety of the building's occupants, you can apply to have your project 100 percent funded.


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