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The Effects of Classroom Temperature on Students’ Performance

Imagine trying to concentrate on learning when you're overheating in a classroom that's too warm or shivering in one that's too cold. Either temperature can make students and teachers uncomfortable and make it more difficult to focus on schoolwork. For many schools, the more common scenario is a classroom lacking adequate air conditioning (AC), making the beginning and end of the school year uncomfortably hot in many cases. ...

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Benefits of Retro-Commissioning

As efficiency standards increase over time and older buildings have their components wear out, building systems and utilities will eventually become inefficient. Retro-commissioning can restore efficiency to improve building infrastructure and indoor environmental conditions and provide cost savings in operations. ...

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Automation in Critical Environments

Automating building systems reduces management burdens and saves energy. However, in healthcare, maintaining specific parameters for certain spaces is essential to providing optimized care. Automated control systems maintain the environmental requirements for critical rooms effortlessly, making the spaces safer and healthier for patients and clinicians. ...

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Avoiding the ESSER II Landmine

What a blessing ESSER II funding is for school districts as we enter a long season of financial recovery from COVID. Although this one-time grant money can be used in a more liberal way than previous funding, there are potential dangers lurking if districts focus on temporary and reactionary "fixes" rather than long-term, visionary solutions. ...

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The Key to Successful Community Engagement Part II: Deepening Relationships and Building Trust

As discussed in Community Engagement Part I: Successful School Referendum, community engagement is a process seeking to involve local community members and achieve sustainable outcomes and equitable decision-making processes. While Part I examined SitelogIQ’s role in creatively working with K-12 districts and the public to educate and gain support of referendum campaigns, this Part II blog post will look at specific ways SitelogIQ helps districts deepen relationships and build trust with those local communities, educate students, and be good stewards of the earth’s resources. ...

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Creating Value Through ESG and Sustainability

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategies are becoming the new normal. It's leading conversations around business image, transparency, investing, and investor support. Many investors now require an ESG strategy and measure performance through ESG goals. As the idea gains popularity, implementing an ESG strategy for your business is crucial to stay competitive. So what is ESG, and why is it important? We've created this guide to help you learn more. ...

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Shaping Safe, Strong and Strategic Workplace Environments Through Engineered Infection Protection

Adapting to the shift in safety needs has become the primary focus for many business owners, specifically those in multifamily realty, commercial offices, and industrial facilities. Meeting the demand for clean, safe, and effective measures depends on you and the efforts you take. From your team to those who occupy your buildings, your company's survival depends on what you implement to ensure a clean and safe environment. ...

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