Maintenance and Operations


Facilities Masters Award

Maintenance & Operations

Facilities Masters Award

Promoting excellence in maintenance and operations.

School Building Costs

How to Cut the Cost of Your New School Building

It's anti-intuitive, but raising the initial cost of a new school or other capital purchase can reduce total cost of ownership.

Building Envelope

Want to Improve Student Performance? Start with the Air They Breathe

Maintenance & Operations

Closing the Gap

Successfully managing facilities in a climate of change.

Healthy Carpet Care

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Keys to Healthy Carpet Care

Methods to make sure your school's carpeted areas are clean and safe.

Trends in Green | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Controlling Moisture in America's Schools

One way to enhance the health and productivity of students, faculty and staff and the sustainability and resiliency of our schools.

Trends In Green

An Important Lesson

Teaching "green" by how you clean.

Maintenance Team at Lakeside Educational Network Keeps Things Running Smoothly for Students Going Through Rough Patches

Crowded school environments can be tough for students who struggle with learning disabilities, addictions, street violence, or other problems in their homes and communities.



Maintenance & Operations

School Buildings: Their Relationship to the Learning Environment, Behavior and Attitude.

Technology (Enhancing + Engagin + Connecting)

Integrating Technology and Controls

Automated alarm systems can provide significant benefits for facility maintenance organizations.

Outsourcing Is In

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Outsourcing Is In

More and more K-12 school districts are discovering the cost-cutting, quality-boosting efficiencies of outsourcing.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

It's Finally Summer!

Summer Maintenance

Maintaining Buildings Grounds

Summer Is No Vacation When It Comes To Maintenance

How do you schedule necessary maintenance projects when school facilities are being used year-round for a variety of purposes?

School Germs

Maintaining Buildings Grounds

What Can't Be Ignored

Germs must be dealt with in a firm and consistent manner.

Fire & Life Safety

Testing, Testing

Battery-operated devices have different specifications.

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