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SitelogIQ Featured in Energy Services Today Magazine

SitelogIQ’s successful energy reduction program with Metro Nashville Public Schools and the company’s list of top K-12 facility management trends have been featured in the spring 2020 issue of Energy Services Today magazine. ...

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Benefits of Energy Efficiency in Healthcare

Hospitals spend thousands of dollars per bed in electricity each year. With such a high operating cost, it's no wonder many hospitals are seeking to conserve energy. Reducing energy consumption in hospitals takes skill and coordination, but the results can save money and even help patients in their recovery process. ...

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Engineering Week 2020: Cultivating the Next Generation of Professional Engineers

National Engineers Week, started in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers, is celebrated the week of George Washington’s birthday, as Washington is often considered the nation’s first engineer. The week is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by promoting awareness and interest in engineering and technology careers through educational programming, outreach, public relations and community partnerships. ...

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How K-12 Facilities Impact Student Learning and Health

School administrators spend countless hours trying to keep their facilities in top shape through maintenance, regular inspections and other preventative tasks and it can be a lot and detract from prescribed roles and responsibilities. Students and the educational community-at-large benefit from positive environments, particularly in terms of student health and learning. Schools have a duty to do everything they can to promote a healthy learning environment, and facilities management is a weighty component of that. ...

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Reynolds to SitelogIQ: An Exciting Transition

For 25 years, Reynolds Enterprises served the construction, renovation, and building needs of their clients. As they embark on the next 25 years, they are proud to announce their integration with SitelogIQ, the largest privately-owned, full-service facility design, engineering, construction, management, energy, and lighting solutions company in the U.S. While their name is changing, their relationships with their trusted partners are not. The same team that has delivered excellent solutions for their clients in the past will continue to deliver the same great results, but instead of seeing the Reynolds name and logo you will see their new name: SitelogIQ. By joining a larger organization, they will benefit from the additional resources afforded to them. New Name. Same Team. Additional Resources. ...

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Five Ways to Realize Energy Savings

During the winter months, many businesses and schools may experience peak utility bills and overall energy usage as building systems work to keep up with the demands of heating and proper temperature control. Old heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems can often be the root cause of poor energy utilization, as well as outdated lighting components and fixtures, damaged or broken window seals, and aging building structures that have not been maintained. ...

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Planning for Tomorrow, Building for Today: SitelogIQ’s EDOS and LTFM

SitelogIQ partners with public and private school districts throughout the U.S. to bring comfort, performance, and efficiency to the classroom through customized school construction and modernization. With over 25 years of experience working with school districts, we understand that each project is unique. We invest time in a comprehensive assessment of your facilities and your school district and engage your stakeholders throughout the process. Working alongside district leadership will help us understand your vision, identify opportunities, and achieve your specific educational goals. ...

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Safety at SitelogIQ – Zero Injuries On & Off the Job

According to the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), one in five worker fatalities in the private sector are in the construction industry. These deaths are mostly attributed to construction’s “fatal four” – falls, struck by object, electrocutions, and caught-in/between (when a worker is trapped or “caught” in equipment, objects or structures). At SitelogIQ, we don’t want to be a part of the statistics and continually focus on reducing injuries and correcting unsafe working conditions with a shared goal of zero injuries on and off the job. ...

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Lighting Design Considerations

A poorly lit workspace can diminish even the most beautifully constructed offices. Lighting design is a vital component of any workspace, as it can influence productivity, focus and the opinions of guests and staff. By learning some of the principles of lighting design, you can more readily outfit your facilities with lights that promote an efficient place of business. ...

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Lighting Solutions for Warehouses

Lighting is one of the costliest of business-related expenses in factories, malls, showrooms, office buildings and supermarkets. To get optimal light distributed through all the necessary areas in a large facility, companies have traditionally spent vast amounts of money each year on lights that need to be replaced every few months. Fortunately, businesses now have a wider range of options that includes LED lights, which are longer-lasting and more energy-efficient than conventional types of lighting. ...

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Facility Management Trends for K-12 Schools

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there were 132,853 K-12 schools in the U.S. as of the 2015-16 school year. These elementary, middle, and high schools saw about 56.6 million students attend in Fall 2019. With millions of students attending K-12 schools across the country, these schools must support student learning and stay up-to date with the latest trends. As these trends continue to evolve, K-12 schools must evaluate their school's design, keep up with the way the classroom is changing due to advancements in technology and make necessary changes to create a sustainable K-12 facility. By staying updated, you can help ensure your students are receiving a quality education in an optimal school environment. Let's take a look at the top education sector trends affecting facility management in K-12 schools. ...

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