K-12 Schools

The LA Unified School District, under the leadership of a new facilities director, reversed course regarding prototypes for its new schools and engaged architects to create compelling kit-of-parts...
The first-ever Gen7 green classrooms, installed at Bolsa Knolls Middle School in Salinas, California, have become the nation's first modular classrooms to receive Collaborative for High...
Concerned about high HVAC energy use due to solar heat, and high energy consumption for heating in the winter, the school installed a 12-foot-diameter Powerfoil fan to recirculate warm air as it...
During its recent expansion, Piper High School in Kansas City, Kan., added both school spirit and functionality with the installation of a pirate mascot to a GKD Omega 1510 stainless steel woven mesh...
Armstrong flooring
Enterprise Middle School in Compton, Calif., was in such a state of disrepair that NBC selected it for a makeover on the show “School Pride.” The renovation included Armstrong’s...
Ayagina’ar Elitnaurvik
Ayagina’ar Elitnaurvik, a new K-12 school serving the Lower Kuskikwim School District, is now open in Kongiganak, a remote Alaskan village of less than 400 residents. The 34,000-sf, 12-...
Rising energy costs and a tough economic climate have forced the nation’s school districts to defer facility maintenance and delay construction projects, but they have also encouraged districts to...
Hard hit by the economy, new construction in the K-12 sector has slowed considerably over the past year. Yet innovation has continued, along with renovations and expansions. Today, Building Teams are...
Results of Honeywell's second annual “School Energy and Environment Survey” reveal that almost 90% of school leaders see a direct link between the quality and performance of school...
The Willow School in Gladstone, N.J., reached its LEED Platinum goal with the help of a Follansbee TCS II roof. The new 13,000-sf building, known as “the barn,” is part of the school...