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Making Your School More Energy Efficient

January 12, 2021


Class in the Grass  Having class outside is always a fun option but it can also help you save money as you can shut off the lights and technology while not in the classroom. LEDs over CFLs  LEDs are a …

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Socially Distanced Activities for Your School

December 4, 2020


Teaching our nation’s youth is a tall order at any given moment. We understand that the pressure on teachers to keep students engaged is especially high now. Here are a couple of ideas for your classroom whether your school is …

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Small children with face mask back at school after covid-19 quarantine and lockdown.

Safely Reopening Your School

October 21, 2020


As we’ve seen across the country, schools are slowly starting to open back up. Some have experienced success stories and others the opposite. Looking at the successes, here are a few key components of safely reopening your school. The most …

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Spring garden care and maintenance

February 26, 2020


Technically, spring 2020 will begin with the vernal equinox on March 19th. But depending on where you live, warm weather may come much sooner, or much later. For example: In San Antonio, Texas, the last frost date falls on March …

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How to keep your passwords secure

February 19, 2020


Criminals are targeting hospitals and businesses around the world with ransomware. Insecure passwords can make your company vulnerable to this kind of attack. Many people use weak passwords, or do not follow password best practices. Some of the biggest mistakes …

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The benefits of sanitation and housekeeping at your workplace

February 12, 2020


Wiping a counter with a bleach solution is an example of sanitizing. Although the words “cleaning” and “sanitizing” are often used interchangeably, there is a big difference between both processes. Cleaning can be defined as the physical act of removing …

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Suspicious packages: What to look for

January 22, 2020


According to the US Postal Service annual report, in 2017 the US Postal Inspection Service responded to 2,282 incidents of suspicious items, substances, powders or liquids in the mail or at postal facilities. This statistic reveals that incidents related to …

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Diabetes control includes a healthy-eating plan

January 15, 2020


More than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes, and 1 in 4 of them don’t know they have it. Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States. These facts, published by the Centers …

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Avoid Costly Fire Damage to Your Facility

December 10, 2019


A fire alarm plan considers design factors that affect mission and operational reliability. To ensure the effectiveness of your facilities’ fire system, ensure the design matches your facilities’ needs. System design is a critical step to operational success. First, given …

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