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Natural Hazard Vulnerabilities & Planning

Natural Hazard Vulnerabilities & Planning

Because our children spend a majority of their time at schools, we often perceive these buildings as safe and should inherently possess good resistance to natural hazards.

Preparing Your Students, Staff and School for Tornado Season

Preparing Your Students, Staff and School for Tornado Season

Natural disasters are inevitable, however, the extent impact of the disaster can be mitigated lessened when a strategy is in place.

Tornado Season - Preparing Your Students, Staff & School

Tornado Season - Preparing Your Students, Staff & School

Growing up, many of us became well-practiced in tornado drills and know exactly what to do when we hear the alarm.

Documenting Storm Damage

Documenting Storm Damage

Through the use of drone technology, our certified drone pilot(s) produce vibrant, dynamic HD aerial video and photos that are immense valuable when documenting storm damage.

Incorporating Shock Pads - A Best Practice for Synthetic Fields

Incorporating Shock Pads - A Best Practice for Synthetic Fields

As bands march and athletes run on their schools’ athletic fields year after year, the synthetic turf will unavoidably breakdown.

Future Infrastructure Funding Webinar: Video & Presentation

Future Infrastructure Funding Webinar: Video & Presentation

Watch our “Future Infrastructure Funding” webinar to get the latest on the CARES 2.0/HEROES Act and get an infrastructure outlook on the stimulus package, FAST Act reauthorization, appropriations and shovel ready.

Safely Returning To Schools & COVID-19

Safely Returning To Schools & COVID-19

This up-to-date K-12 resource includes design and mechanical considerations to help you develop your re-entry strategy while managing COVID-19.

Protect your Building Enclosure During Spring Storm Season

Protect your Building Enclosure During Spring Storm Season

As you head into spring storm season (e.g. high wind events and damaging hail), damage to the roofs of your buildings can occur.

Passive Ways to Improve School Security

Passive Ways to Improve School Security

When it comes to securing schools, finding the right balance between safety without sacrificing a welcoming and nurturing learning environment is critical.

How to Start a School Security Program

How to Start a School Security Program

On the surface, a school’s mission to teach, nurture, and educate children seems clear enough. But a safe and secure environment is just as important – and a necessity – in order for children to learn.

Strategic Use of Color and Lighting Influences Children’s Ability to Learn

Strategic Use of Color and Lighting Influences Children’s Ability to Learn

The goal of all schools is to help their students learn by creating an environment in which they can thrive. Color and lighting can help support that mission.

More Ways to Save with Solar in Illinois

More Ways to Save with Solar in Illinois

Illinois solar incentives and funding mechanisms...

Traffic Data Collection: A Useful Tool for All Industries & Markets

Traffic Data Collection: A Useful Tool for All Industries & Markets

Traffic data collection tools equip you with knowledge to accurately and quickly identify possible problems, their causes and viable solutions to meet your wants and needs.

Illinois Lead Hazard Act Deadline: December 2018

Illinois Lead Hazard Act Deadline: December 2018

All Illinois schools built prior to Jan. 1, 1987, have only a few months left to complete testing for lead contamination in their water and create plans for remediation, if necessary. Steps to take...

Designing Learning Spaces for All Students

Designing Learning Spaces for All Students

Here are some design considerations previously reserved for children with IEPs that are now being incorporated throughout all areas of public schools: