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Watch the Energy Recording
  • 2/7/2017
Watch the Energy Recording

Did you miss last week’s webinar discussing energy savings ? Watch the recording now to hear from the experts about how schools can use ENERGY STAR scores to benchmark and improve their buildings and begin tracking their utilities to reduce consumption …

Author: Sam Zippin
Take control of your energy consumption

Question: What’s the largest line item in your operations budget after labor? Answer: Energy. And according to our Facilities, Budget, Staffing and Operations Survey , energy accounts for nearly 25% of a school’s facilities budget. Although it may …

Author: Sam Zippin
SchoolDude Recognized as Top 10 Digital Solution Provider of 2016

Education Technology Insights has recognized SchoolDude in the magazine’s annual Top 10 Digital Solutions Providers List for 2016 ! “ School districts are always concerned with total cost of ownership and effectively maintaining the technology stack. We …

Author: Sam Zippin
Interview with District 49
  • 11/21/2016

On our recent webinar, over 75% of attendees indicated they think a business intelligence tool would be useful or very useful to their institution and could help with maintenance and operations. On our recent webinar, Numbers that Matter: The Power of …

Author: Sam Zippin

Across the country, heat waves abound. In our homes, I’m sure we all feel the effects with our monthly energy bill skyrocketing. Similarly, schools feel the effects in their energy usage and costs as HVAC systems are working overtime to keep students and …

Author: Sam Zippin
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
Tackle Low-Hanging Fruit for Big Energy Savings

Energy Experts from two schools recently converged on an energy management webinar for SchoolDude Nation. Dan Caley with Rogers Public Schools in Arkansas and Armando Guerrero with Frenship ISD in Texas shared a wealth of knowledge, and both advocated …

Author: Lindsay Burns

This month we had a great time hosting the Setting up for Success: Energy Management webinar. We covered some of the top tips and tricks our Campus Champions use to get more out of their utility management tools. One of the things I heard most was …

Author: Curtis Marshall
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
The Heat Is On—Summer Energy Conservation Tips

Unless your institution is operating on a year-round basis, odds are many of your school facilities will be close to empty for at least part of the summer. Make sure you are doing what you can to conserve energy to keep your utility costs as low as possible.

Author: SchoolDude
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