Healthy Schools


Zika in the United States

College and university officials in potentially affected regions of the country can take steps to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne virus to their campus communities and surrounding neighborhoods.

Hot Tips: Indoor Air Quality

Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS)

campus water crisis

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Bad Water

The water crisis in Flint, MI, has many colleges and universities taking a critical look at their water supplies. What are schools in Flint and around North America doing to ensure their drinking water is safe?

Ask the Expert: Maintenance

Why should we invest in cleaning?

Pest Management

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Pest Management

Keeping unwanted residents off your campus is an integral part of maintaining healthy and safe college facilities.

Ask the Expert: Healthy Facilities

How does IAQ affect perceptions of our facilities?

Ask the Expert: Waste Disposal

Can I Recycle Lamps and Bulbs?

The Sustainable Campus (Trends in Innovations)

Don't Overlook Hazardous Waste

Green campus waste management operations involve more than recycling.



Hot Tips: Product Safety

How to Avoid 'Greenwashed' Products

Environmental Health and Safety

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Breathe Easy

Remediating mold, overseeing the disposal of hazardous materials, responding to IAQ concerns, maintaining laboratory safety — Environmental Health and Safety managers stay abreast of it all via best practices and risk assessments.

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

What Cleaning Contractors Should Know About Ozone Generators

HVAC Water

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Water World

Your HVAC systems need chemically balanced water to maintain a healthy environment. Does your school have the right mix?

Cleaning Locker Rooms

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

What's That Smell?

A cleaning contractor comes clean about locker room odors, and explains how to control them.

Healthy Sustainable Campus

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Healthy Campus, Healthy Community

Sustainability has becomes a way of life at Michigan's Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Their new Healthy Living Campus is a testament to that.

Higher Education Building Trends

An Eye On the Horizon

As 2015 arrives, no one can be sure what the year will hold for higher education. Still, colleges and universities continue to evolve in physical, social, pedagogical, digital and other ways. Here is a sampling of trends worth watching.

Does your institution have a deferred maintenance backlog?




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