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Updated Help Links in SchoolDude Solutions and New Product Support Content

Updated Help Links The "Help" links found at the top and bottom of the pages within SchoolDude's MaintenanceDirect, PMDirect, FSDirect, TripDirect, Incident, InventoryDirect, CaptialForecastDirect, UtilityDirect, CriticalAlarmAutomation, FSAutomation …

Author: Dave Kornegay

A great question around capital planning was submitted that requires defining and feedback: "I am a resident and involved parent in our local school system which is in the process of contemplating capital improvements for our aging buildings. I'm hoping …

Author: Dave Kornegay
A Process to Help Future-Proof Your Facilities

Most maintenance teams spend a majority of their time putting out fires and responding to reactive work requests. This leaves little time to analyze historical facilities trends, and ultimately equates to higher costs and overwhelmed employees. To break …

Author: Julia Washburn
Introducing Dude Learn
  • 8/4/2016

We are extremely excited to announce the launch of Dude Learn, our new 24/7 on-demand series of courses for you to train, educate and empower your staff. Dude Learn is full of tips and tricks for our software — the techniques we use to train and certify …

Author: Dave Kornegay
New Interface to FSAutomation
  • 7/8/2016
New Interface to FSAutomation

FSAutomation has a new interface and is now easily accessible from the login page or while logged into solutions such as FSDirect or vice versa. In addition to streamlines in accessing essential information, graphs and filters have been added. Direct …

Author: Dave Kornegay
Is solar power still viable in winter?

With all the talk of sustainability and green energy percolating throughout the industry, you likely have several ideas for improving your school's facilities performance and efficiency. One major way to overhaul your power usage is to switch to solar …

Author: SchoolDude
SchoolDude University Curriculum Highlight: Solar Leasing

While working with more than 6,000 education institutions across the country and around the globe, we have curated a network of world-class industry experts to speak at SchoolDude University. We are excited to have Mr. Anthony Wong, Director of …

Author: Lindsay Burns
Creating a Culture of Conservation
  • 6/26/2015
Creating a Culture of Conservation

The average commercial building wastes 30 percent of the energy it consumes. It is possible to reduce energy use by 10 percent at little or no cost. One of the most important things you can do to capture that savings is simply creating a culture of …

Author: Lindsay Burns
Dark Campus Programs Reduce Vandalism and Save Money

Conventional wisdom suggests that light reduces crime. That’s why outdoor lights are often called “security lights”. School districts across the U.S. are turning conventional wisdom on its head by turning off lights on school grounds. The results have …

Author: Lindsay Burns
How Much Energy is Your Technology Using?

Energy and Technology Trends in Schools According to the U.S. Department of Energy educational institutions across North America spend over $6 billion annually on energy, more than the cost of computers and textbooks combined. Energy-inefficient schools …

Author: Kelli Wolf
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