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Education

April 18, 2021
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School superintendents’ report calls for multi-year, systemic school redesign

A report released this month by AASA, The School Superintendents Association, is recommending a holistic redesign of our nation’s schools aimed at capturing a new vision […]
April 18, 2021
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DesignLights Consortium specs aim to keep outdoor lighting safe and efficient, and to minimize light pollution

On April 12, the nonprofit DesignLights Consortium (DLC) released for comment the first draft of new product specifications proposed to identify and promote outdoor LED (light-emitting […]
April 17, 2021

Enhanced Best of NeoCon Awards 2021 will honor outstanding commercial interiors products

Leading commercial interiors event NeoCon is presenting a new and enhanced version of the Best of NeoCon Awards for its 2021 event, October 4-6 at theMART […]
April 17, 2021
Tanishka McQueen, executive director at APAFAM

How APAFAM is spearheading Latin America’s growing FM industry

After a year in which facility professionals and the facilities management (FM) profession as a whole took the forefront, Latin America’s burgeoning FM industry shone even […]
April 16, 2021
Teknion Bonds modular seating system

This modular seating uses “Jacob’s Ladder” straps for flexibility in social spaces — plus tables/storage

April 16, 2021 — Innovative workplace furnishings manufacturer Teknion Corporation recently announced the launch of Bonds, a collection of adaptable modular seating, designed by collaborative partners […]
April 16, 2021
CDC graphic on drying hands

CDC’s updated handwashing guidance highlights the critical step of drying hands

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated handwashing guidelines, standardizing language and updating visuals. Although hand dryers have always been recommended by […]
April 15, 2021
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Clarifications on CDC’s updated Covid-19 cleaning and disinfecting guidance, from ISSA/GBAC, ASHRAE, Ashkin

April 12, 2021 — The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of worldwide cleaning industry association ISSA composed of international leaders in the field of […]
April 14, 2021

APPA/Gordian report: Pandemic accelerated trends and challenges in higher education facilities

Gordian, a provider of facility and construction cost data, software and services for all phases of the building lifecycle, recently partnered with APPA, the organization for […]
April 9, 2021
Xenex Deactivate handheld LED / UV disinfection device

Xenex handheld UV device rapidly disinfects compact areas

April 9, 2021 — Xenex Disinfection Services, a provider of ultraviolet (UV) technology-based disinfection strategies and solutions used around the world, recently announced the launch of […]
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