HVAC, lighting, daylighting, indoor air quality and other factors impacting an educational facility's energy consumption.


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Connecticut allocates $150 million in grants for upgrading HVAC in schools

Sept. 15, 2022
The funding will supplement $165 million that schools in the state have committed for air quality improvements since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Baltimore County (Maryland) district begins construction of $70.6 million net-zero-energy elementary school

Nov. 21, 2023
Deer Park Elementary in Owings Mills is being designed to produce as much energy as it uses.
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A Healthier Learning Experience: How Fellowes Array™ Elevates Campus IAQ

Nov. 1, 2023
Campus cleanliness and indoor air quality now rank in the top three most important factors for college or university selection, behind cost and quality of education. Learn how...
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Many educational institutions have upgraded their HVAC systems in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

knowledge center / hvac and ventilation

Oct. 11, 2023
The Covid-19 pandemic exposed the vulnerability of school facilities with inadequate heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. As the disease spread across the...
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Mold discovery disrupts classes at 2 schools in the Lumberton Township (New Jersey) district

Sept. 21, 2023
Lumberton Middle School students have been switched to remote learning, and students at Bobby's Run School will be moved to sections of the middle school unaffected by the mold...


Download the AS&U 100

Dec. 21, 2023
Download this guide to the 100 largest public school districts and 25 largest postsecondary institutions.
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Minneapolis college is carrying out $10 million facility upgrade

July 3, 2023
The project at Dunwoody College of Technology will replace and restore windows at the main campus building.
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Georgetown University's residential building at 55 H. St. NW in Washington, D.C.

Inside: Sustainability

July 3, 2023
LEED platinum for Georgetown residence hallGeorgetown University says its residential building at 55 H St. NW in downtown Washington, D.C., has received LEED Platinum certification...
Modern technology enables education facilities to integrate smart sensors into their lighting systems and connect them to cloud-based software.

Guiding lights

July 3, 2023
3 lessons in lighting for school districts
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Whether to retrofit or replace an HVAC system comes down to the age and quality of the unit.

Upgrading HVAC

July 3, 2023
Retrofitting vs. replacing: making the right decision for optimal indoor air quality.