Maintenance and Operations

Breakdown of deferred maintenance in schools

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Kicking the Can Down the Road

Dealing with deferred maintenance in our schools.

Ask the Expert (Ergonomic Methods)

What Results Should You Expect When Cleaning Is Genuinely Ergonomic?

Sustainable Schools

Game On for Green Cleaning

Creating a playbook for greener cleaning.

healthy cleaning

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Lean Cleaning as a Path to Quality

Greener Carpet Cleaning Using Electrolyzed Water

Mining Bees

Maintenance & Operations

Managing and Understanding Mining Bees

Pollinating bees on school grounds pose little threat but can be intimidating.

Ask the Expert: Floor Maintenance

Does Using An Orbital Scrubber Make A Difference?

maintenance planning


Preserving Our School Facility Investments

Building component forecasting and obsolescence/major maintenance planning.

Maintaining School Facilities


U.S. Public School Facilities In Trouble

Investment levels in all but three states will not meet the standards.

Reopening shuttered school


Bringing a shuttered school back to life has it's unique challenges.

Ask the Expert: High-Performance Cleaning

Why Is Measurement Important?

roof management

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The End of Worst First - Roofs in Transition

Just like everything else in education, technology and new methodologies are changing the traditional approach to roof management.

Managing an aging fleet of service vehicles

Maintenance & Operations

An Often Overlooked Component

Managing an aging fleet of service vehicles.

Ask the Expert

Trash Disposal

service provider for school repairs

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Meeting the Challenge

How The Department of General Services used a non-profit service provider to assist in monitoring and verification of school repairs during a short timeframe.

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