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Future-Ready Learning Environments

Schools help students develop life-long skills and create a foundation of knowledge that will help them succeed in adulthood. Today’s students are learning differently, and teacher instruction has had to adapt to meet ever-changing needs. It is critical that schools continue to adapt to these changes and recognize the importance of adopting collaborative learning and technology solutions to prepare students for their futures. ...

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Sustainability as a strategic advantage – A best practices guide to running a multi-facility energy efficiency program

The rising investor focuses on company performance in Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) categories are shaping the transformation of manufacturers and other industrial enterprises. According to a Verdantix/Cority ESG and Sustainability Survey, in 2021 more than 92% of respondents noted they are changing their overall business strategy and model to be more sustainable. ...

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Sustainability Trends Impact Consumer and Industrial Markets

Fluctuating market activity is continuing in 2022. From the increasing demand to adopt sustainable processes to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) priorities and data transparency, industrial enterprises must find ways to adapt to changes by acting on opportunities. With a series of shifts already taking place in the market, our experts at SitelogIQ weigh in on the most recent trends and how they will impact industrial enterprises. ...

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Commercial Real Estate Market Trends: Fact or Fiction?

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen businesses closing, employees migrating to work from home, and massive supply-chain delays. As is the case with other markets fluctuating in activity since the start of the pandemic, those in commercial real estate have been finding ways to overcome challenges and adapt through opportunities. With the pandemic threatening to turn into an endemic, our commercial real estate experts at SitelogIQ weigh in on the most recent commercial real estate trends likely to play out in the coming year. ...

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Leading Through Change; Challenges & Opportunities Ahead

“We can, whenever and wherever we choose, successfully teach all children whose schooling is of interest to us. We already know more than we need to do this. Whether we do it or not must finally depend on how we feel about the fact that we have not done it so far.” This quote, by Dr. Ron Edmonds, one of education’s premiere thought leaders, has been the foundation of my core beliefs about education, schooling, and student achievement. Effective school’s research identifies leadership as one of the key components of success. Moreover, the leader sets the tone and facilitates the direction toward sustainable success. Today’s leaders and teachers find themselves embroiled in the storms of COVID-19 and the pandemic. It has frightened and confused almost everyone at the decision-making table. For some, it provides proof that the education system is not broken; it is delivering exactly what it is designed to deliver. Others believe, there are silver linings, some glaringly obvious to those who are on the front lines of this work. ...

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Long-Term Facility Maintenance in K-12 Districts

With limited funding and rising costs of operations, districts can’t afford to pay for ongoing maintenance staff training for the more technical aspects of running a facility. As a result, certain key aspects of facility maintenance go unaddressed, which can lead to costly fixes. Students, parents, faculty, and community members should all feel comfortable in a well-maintained building, and administrators are faced with the increasing complexity of addressing district needs. So, how should one anticipate and prepare? Some of the main culprits in the expenses of aging buildings are: ...

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SitelogIQ Receives Accreditation from NAESCO as Energy Services Provider

SitelogIQ, a national provider of energy efficiency and facility solutions, announced today that it has received the National Association of Energy Service Companies' (NAESCO) highest level of accreditation as an Energy Services Provider (ESP). This accreditation is confirmation of the quality and delivery of energy efficiency and facility solutions, as well as the implementation of renewable energy projects the company provides to its customers across the markets it serves. ...

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ESG and Retail: How sustainability is shaping the way shopping center owners adapt to market changes

Coming out of the pandemic, retailers experienced massive upheaval. Consumer preferences and shopping patterns quickly shifted and are unlikely to revert back to pre-pandemic behaviors. Investor interest in retail properties remains strong, but expectations have changed. In order to thrive and remain competitive, shopping center owners must adapt to the rapidly changing market. Many shopping center owners are considering sustainability and ESG (environmental, social, and governance) initiatives as a key part of their strategy to meet changing conditions. In this article, we’ll explore the following topics to understand the retail market and how sustainability affects adaptation: ...

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Benefits of Retro-Commissioning Your Buildings

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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Multifamily Market Activity Gaining Traction: What’s the Impact On Your Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Plans?

Despite the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, there hasn’t been a migration away from multifamily living as many thought there would be. The multifamily market remained steady and lean with activity followed by a slight dip mid-year. The multifamily market continues to be highly competitive with an uptick in major mergers and acquisitions. In this article, we’ll explore the following topics to understand this multifamily market activity: ...

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