December 2013 School Planning & Management

School Planning & Management December 2013


On the Cover

School Funding

Finding Money

By Ellen Kollie


Features

Energy Management

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Energy Management

By Scott Berman


Safe School Checklist

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Safe School Checklist

By Tod Schneider


Project-Based Learning

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Project-Based Learning

By James T. Biehle


Coloring the Classroom

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Coloring the Classroom


Fire & Life Safety

Cooking Exhaust Systems

A lesson learned from a close call.

By Mike Halligan


Columns

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Change Can be Good

Looking back to prepare for the future.

By Deborah P. Moore


Business Practices

Avoiding Risky Business

Sound business practices are based on forethought and research.

By Richard Weeks


Trends in Green

Renewable Cleaning

Creating sustainable maintenance operations in schools.

By Ruben Rives


ER Ratios

Facility Planning

Built to Last

ER ratios per student affect viability.

By DeJONG-RICHTER


A Final Thought

Number 300

And there is enough for another 300.

By Paul Abramson


Departments

Bundled Energy Solutions

Facilities (Energy Managment)

Bundled Energy Solutions

District saves more than $300,000


Products

Green Energy

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Setting the Bar High for Green Energy


Energy Savings Made Easy

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Energy Savings Made Easy