Industry News

Operation and Maintenance

UG2 Announces Top Green Cleaning Certification

The integrated facilities services company earned ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (GB) certification.


Texas School District Loses $2.3M to Phishing Scam

Three separate fraudulent transactions happened in November, according to the Manor Police Department.


Preschool in Conn. Opens Makerspace

The United Methodist Preschool (UMPS) in New Canaan recently held a public open house of their newly completed makerspace.


Mass. Middle School Launches Program to Reduce Food Waste

The new food recovery program saves edible food that would normally be thrown away and is given to food banks, restaurants, and other food distributors.


Santa Barbara School District Approves Renewable Energy Project

If completed, the district will install solar energy, battery storage, and electrical vehicle charging stations at school sites districtwide.


School Management Software Reports Data Breach

The hackers possibly accessed personal information of webstore users including names, credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates, security codes and Blue Bear account usernames and passwords.

The new $10.7 million, 15,000-square foot facility creates a multifunctional events center for the campus. The two buildings will accommodate theater productions, band performances and other events, as well as a drama classroom, band and orchestra suite and dance studio.

School Construction

Construction Completed on El Capitan High School’s Events Center

Construction has been completed on the new $10.7 million, 15,000-square-foot event center for Grossmont Union High School District’s El Capitan High School in Lakeside, California.

A $15 million project will convert much of the currently-named Frayser Plaza into Harmony Plaza, hosting the Memphis STEM Academy (MSA) for elementary students.

New School Construction

Memphis STEM School Taking Over as Shopping Center Anchor Tenant

A year from now a half-abandoned shopping center in Memphis will be adding a STEM school as its anchor tenant.