What is the NYS Clean Green School Initiative?

In September 2021, New York State launched The Clean Green Initiative to help P-12 public school districts invest in infrastructure improvements to become healthier, more productive learning environments.  High-Needs facilities are designated by the NYS Education Department as districts that lack the financial means for necessary infrastructure improvements to address energy optimization, decarbonization, indoor air […]

Clean Bus School Program Impacts School Districts

Microgrid Solutions with Electric School Buses and EV Charging

What is the Clean School Bus Program? The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is incentivizing school districts nationwide to replace existing bus fleets with zero-emission and low-carbon models. The agency has approximately $5 billion available from 2022 to 2026 as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. What’s the Current State of School Buses in […]

Advanced Technology Improves School Safety and Security

Young school aged kids entering school

According to a poll conducted in 2021 by EdChoice, “2021 Schooling in America,” a Safe Environment landed in the top five factors that parents consider when sending their child to a public school, and was second only to Academic Quality or Reputation. “From 2019 to 2020, all sectors saw an increase in the share of […]

Benefits of Investing in Protective Systems in Schools

School CCTV system

School administrators and staff have many priorities, and no doubt safety is at the top of the list. An increase in crime and violence on school campuses across the country have once again pushed security and protective measures to the top of every school district’s priority list. Unfortunately, in today’s world, locking doors and having […]