Maintenance and Operations


Cleaning and Disinfecting

school custodial issues

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Custodial Issues

hazard assessments

Maintenance & Operations

Organizational Management for Safe Working Conditions in Schools

Hazard assessments and lock-out/tag-out procedures in all school buildings are essential.

Ask the Expert (Battery-Powered Equipment)

What Advances Have Impacted Battery-Powered Cleaning Equipment?

deferred maintenance

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Who's on First? Prioritizing Deferred Maintenance Projects

With limited resources in school districts burdened with leaky roofs and worn out heating equipment, how can facility managers prioritize?

school plant manager

Maintenance & Operations

An Endorsement

The benefits of a national certification program for school plant managers.

Re-Roof Protocol

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Is There a Better Re-Roof Protocol?

To everything there is a season, and now is the time to begin planning for summer re-roofs. Have you started?

outsourcing

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Outsourcing – Common Sense or Nonsense?

Whether outsourcing is a nightmare or dream scenario depends on who is doing the talking.



energy savings

Maintenance & Operations

Shared Energy Savings Partnerships

Effectively managing equipment and resources.

germs everywhere

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Don't Touch That!

Your mom was right. There are germs everywhere. Don’t touch them. And don’t touch your face.

Ask the Expert (Pest Control)

Rodents: How Are They Getting In, How Do We Stop Them?

campus fence

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Removing Barriers

As years go by, school campuses can become tangled with fencing which no longer serves its original purpose. Improve the appearance of school grounds by removing outdated, unnecessary barriers.

Operation Leadership

Maintenance & Operations

Excellence in Operation, Leadership

Having a strong vision for the new school year.

Five Tips for Holding on to That Back-to-School Shine

Here are top five tips for sustaining a clean, healthy learning environment and your pristine deep-clean -- plus some extra credit! Each of our school-zone-defense strategies comes paired with an easy way to help students recognize how they can cut down on cross-contamination.

energy rebates

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

High School Qualifies for Energy Rebates

Sidney High School also betters its energy efficiency.

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