Energy http://asumag.com/taxonomy/term/7460/more en Philadelphia district announces ambitious energy-saving program http://asumag.com/energy-management/philadelphia-district-announces-ambitious-energy-saving-program <div class="node-body article-body">Pilot project could lead to districtwide energy performance contract that could save $600 million over 20 years.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/energy-management/philadelphia-district-announces-ambitious-energy-saving-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/energy-management/philadelphia-district-announces-ambitious-energy-saving-program#comments Energy Management Sustainability Initiatives Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:52:00 +0000 68441 at http://asumag.com Boston public schools plagued by poor air quality http://asumag.com/indoor-air-quality-iaq/boston-public-schools-plagued-poor-air-quality <div class="node-body article-body">Inadequate ventilation is a problem in more than half of the city's schools.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/indoor-air-quality-iaq/boston-public-schools-plagued-poor-air-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/indoor-air-quality-iaq/boston-public-schools-plagued-poor-air-quality#comments Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Fire & Life Safety Thu, 02 Mar 2017 21:35:00 +0000 68001 at http://asumag.com All but 13 schools in Baltimore County (Md.) district have air conditioning http://asumag.com/hvac/all-13-schools-baltimore-county-md-district-have-air-conditioning <div class="node-body article-body">The district had 90 schools without air conditioning in 2010.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/hvac/all-13-schools-baltimore-county-md-district-have-air-conditioning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/hvac/all-13-schools-baltimore-county-md-district-have-air-conditioning#comments HVAC Renovation Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:14:00 +0000 67031 at http://asumag.com Maryland district opens net-zero-energy middle school http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/maryland-district-opens-net-zero-energy-middle-school <div class="node-body article-body">Howard County school officials say the new Wilde Lake Middle School is the first net-zero-energy school in Maryland.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/maryland-district-opens-net-zero-energy-middle-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-design-buildings/maryland-district-opens-net-zero-energy-middle-school#comments Energy Management Green Design & Buildings New Construction Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:46:00 +0000 67021 at http://asumag.com <p>Rooftop solar panels provide energy for Wilde Lake Middle School.</p> Howard County Public Schools School district, teachers union settle lawsuit over poor building conditions in Detroit http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/school-district-teachers-union-settle-lawsuit-over-poor-building-conditions-d <div class="node-body article-body">Five-person committee will ensure that building repair requests in the school system are handled promptly.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/school-district-teachers-union-settle-lawsuit-over-poor-building-conditions-d" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/school-district-teachers-union-settle-lawsuit-over-poor-building-conditions-d#comments Maintenance & Operations Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Fire & Life Safety Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:44:00 +0000 66931 at http://asumag.com <p>Many schools in Detroit had to close last year because of a teacher sickout&nbsp;protesting poor building conditions.</p> Wyoming school closed because of oil well leak won't reopen until fall 2017 http://asumag.com/indoor-air-quality-iaq/wyoming-school-closed-because-oil-well-leak-wont-reopen-until-fall-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Midwest School in Midwest, Wyo., was evacuated and closed in May after students and staff complained of health problems.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/indoor-air-quality-iaq/wyoming-school-closed-because-oil-well-leak-wont-reopen-until-fall-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/indoor-air-quality-iaq/wyoming-school-closed-because-oil-well-leak-wont-reopen-until-fall-2017#comments Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Wed, 21 Dec 2016 21:37:00 +0000 66471 at http://asumag.com Air quality problems prompt Dallas district to move middle school students http://asumag.com/indoor-air-quality-iaq/air-quality-problems-prompt-dallas-district-move-middle-school-students <div class="node-body article-body">Decision comes 9 months after mold was discovered in part of Zumwalt Middle School.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/indoor-air-quality-iaq/air-quality-problems-prompt-dallas-district-move-middle-school-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/indoor-air-quality-iaq/air-quality-problems-prompt-dallas-district-move-middle-school-students#comments Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Fire & Life Safety Fri, 16 Dec 2016 20:14:00 +0000 66361 at http://asumag.com <p>Students will be moved out of Zumwalt Middle School in Dallas because of air quality problems.</p> Dallas ISD Catholic school in Chillicothe, Ill., saved by college student's fundraising effort http://asumag.com/renovation/catholic-school-chillicothe-ill-saved-college-students-fundraising-effort <div class="node-body article-body">St. Edward School is able to stay open after internet campaign raises more than $500,000 for building repairs.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/renovation/catholic-school-chillicothe-ill-saved-college-students-fundraising-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/renovation/catholic-school-chillicothe-ill-saved-college-students-fundraising-effort#comments Renovation Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:08:00 +0000 65671 at http://asumag.com <p>St. Edward Catholic School in Chillicothe, Ill.</p> St. Edward Catholic School Newly opened Dallas elementary was built on contaminated soil, report says http://asumag.com/indoor-air-quality-iaq/newly-opened-dallas-elementary-was-built-contaminated-soil-report-says <div class="node-body article-body">Jose “Joe” May Elementary School was built on soil contaminated from a gas station and dry cleaners.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/indoor-air-quality-iaq/newly-opened-dallas-elementary-was-built-contaminated-soil-report-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/indoor-air-quality-iaq/newly-opened-dallas-elementary-was-built-contaminated-soil-report-says#comments New Construction Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Fire & Life Safety Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000 64981 at http://asumag.com <p>Jose &quot;Joe&quot; May Elementary School, Dallas.</p> KDFW-TV Utility offers solar energy program for 10 North Carolina schools http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/utility-offers-solar-energy-program-10-north-carolina-schools <div class="node-body article-body">As part of a settlement with the EPA, Duke Energy will spend $300,000 on solar initiative.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/utility-offers-solar-energy-program-10-north-carolina-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/sustainability-initiatives/utility-offers-solar-energy-program-10-north-carolina-schools#comments Energy Management Sustainability Initiatives Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:48:00 +0000 64141 at http://asumag.com <p>10 schools in North Carolina will receive solar panel systems.</p> NC GreenPower