One way to address deferred maintenance and capital needs is through Energy Performance Contracting. In fact, the DOE recommends ESPC as the preferred approach to school facility modernization for five important reasons.
The summer months are a perfect time to start the GESA process, because initial facility assessments won't disrupt students.
Like most technologies, public address systems have come a long way -- providing greater flexibility, control, and access. And yet, unlike other current technologies that accelerate the pace of obsolescence, the PA systems we install can often leverage existing infrastructure to minimize cost and disruption.
The window on ESSER Funds I is quickly closing (it’s September 30, 2022). So, for schools with ESSER I funds remaining, one easy-to-implement idea is to purchase portable air cleaners for classrooms and other high-population areas.
Although home phones have gone the way of home radios, the desk phone is not dead. In fact, many companies are expanding their desk phone deployment due to enhanced flexibility and features.
GESA/Performance Contract legislation is more than a budget-neutral approach to energy-efficiency projects at your facility. It’s a highly-efficient tool to fund capital projects, like these 25 ideas for facility improvements.
CM3 Building Solutions, Inc. has announced that it is approved as a Trade Ally with five New Jersey utility providers as part of the New Jersey Clean Energy Program. This approval enables CM3 to operate as an approved vendor to administer all the Energy Rebate Programs for these five utility providers.
CM3 Building Solutions was recently awarded a Vendor Contract for Energy Savings Performance Contracts by The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS).
One lesser known application for ESSER Funding is public address systems. These mass notification systems which assist schools with safety and security help schools prepare for, respond to, and reduce COVID-19 transmission.