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Case Study: Cornerstone SchoolsFor students across the country, pre-pandemic educational gaps in access, opportunities, achievement, and outcomes felt irreparably widened by the emergence of COVID-19. Cornerstone Schools was no exception. Read about how Grant Huegel, Director of Operations of the district, was able to create cleaner, healthier buildings to solve a key challenge facing his district during the pandemic.
How ESSER Funding Can Help Future-Proof Your SchoolSince the COVID pandemic began, the U.S. government has provided Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds to support schools in the fight against coronavirus. This article will explore the ins and outs of ESSER funding and how schools can best leverage these funds to keep students in the classroom.
R-Zero and Science-Backed EfficacyCOVID-19 has caused regular people to pay more attention to science-backed efficacy. As the pandemic progressed, human-to-human interaction in confined, indoor spaces became a significant contributor to disease transmission. The question that kept popping up among leaders of schools, companies, and other organizations where large groups congregated was, “How do we protect people who come into our space?"
Keeping Schools Open: A Moderated Discussion About Learning LossThe challenging issue of keeping schools open has forced the public education system to confront the social and educational consequences associated with learning disruptions during the global pandemic. Moderated by R-Zero Co-founder and CEO, Grant Morgan, the webinar featured former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and public health expert Dr. Richard Wade. These experts engaged in a unifying and heartfelt discussion of fundamental strategies K-12 schools can use to provide the best learning and environmental outcomes possible for students during ongoing COVID health concerns and beyond.Why Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Indoor Environmental Health Matter for the FutureThe U.S Environmental Protection Agency recently released the Clean Air in Buildings Challenge, a set of guiding principles and call to action to reduce risks from airborne viruses and other contaminants indoors for better indoor air quality. This push to proactively enable a higher standard of indoor air quality (IAQ) is gaining momentum quickly because it ties to a broader conversation about corporate and societal responsibilities to optimize and protect the indoor environments we share. This blog post explores the significance that this initiative holds for the future of shared spaces.
Let's Clear the Air: UV-C and HVAC
Description: As the Healthy Buildings movement gains momentum, companies and facilities are thinking more about indoor air quality. HVAC systems play a key role in that effort. In this blog post, R-Zero explores the importance of HVAC and how UV-C can enhance existing ventilation systems without requiring costly upgrades or overhauls.
Public Health and Technology to Promote Healthy BuildingsTogether, the panelists discussed how the devastation of COVID-19 has accelerated much-needed change in the field of public health, with specific focus on the concepts of healthy buildings and indoor air quality.
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