Healthy Schools


Is Your Building Ventilated Like It's 1978?

Ensuring healthy air in your campus facilities contributes to the well being of your students and staff. Here’s how to breathe easy.

What We Need to Know About Quat Binding

It’s flu season. Effectively keeping the campus environment clean can help reduce the spread of the pathogens that cause the flu.

Managing Hazardous Waste on Campus

Colleges and universities should have plans in place at the beginning of the school year to ensure the safe management of hazardous waste. Doing so ensures the safety of both the campus and surrounding communities.

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Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Deep Breaths

The EPA says improving indoor air quality can improve the performance of students and faculty

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Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Improving IAQ in Your Foodservice Environments

Foodservice facilities have specific needs. Here are some things to think about when it comes to one of those needs: healthy indoor air quality.

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Facilities (Campus Spaces)

A Review Course on Indoor Air Quality

If you graded the indoor air in your buildings, would it pass or fail?

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Healthy Facilities

The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI), in partnership with School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management magazines, held the first annual Healthy Facilities Award program. This special section highlights the standouts among the entries received.

Combat Infection with UV-C Technology

Deploying Ultraviolet-C technology maximizes infection control and protects student health across a community college campus.



Tips to Ensure GHS Compliance for Chemical Container Labels

Facility managers in charge of safety, purchasing, administration or operations would be wise to ensure that labels on containers for chemical formulations such as cleaners, sanitizers, paints, solvents and sealants are “Globally Harmonized System” (GHS) compliant.

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Reduce the Spread of Germs in Restrooms

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Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Healthy Buildings and IAQ

Facilities managers must often consider green options for dealing with common indoor hazards and contaminants, including mold, asbestos, lead, pests and more.

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Facilities (Campus Spaces)

A Living Building

Hampshire College opens one of the greenest buildings in the world.

Ask the Expert: Indoor Air Quality

Why should we install destratification fans?

Ask the Expert: Custodial Equipment

Why should we use orbital scrubbers?

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.

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