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Utah charter school says their HVAC system prevents spread of COVID-19 BY CHRIS JONES AND NADIA PFLAUM, KUTV KUTV — For Jackie Rawlins and her family, the beginning of 2020 seemed like the perfect time for a new beginning. They moved to Utah from Idaho in March, excited for a new chapter. Then COVID-19 upended the world. “It was a weird time for everybody, trying to figure out what that meant,” said Rawlins. She and her family had so many questions. Where would she work, and more importantly, where would her kids go to school? “We started researching [...]
Lloyds of London installs innovative air purification technology to make its offices COVID-secure More and more organisations, like Lloyd’s, are waking up to the power of air purification technology for combatting COVID-19 Renowned insurance and reinsurance market, Lloyds of London, is installing innovative air purification technology into all of its UK offices so that staff members can return safely to work. Founded in 1688, Lloyds has become a pioneer in the insurance industry and over the last 330 years has established itself as the world’s leading market for specialist insurance. Like millions of UK businesses, the firm has been [...]
Mohawk College launches Climate Change Leaders, which will see students learn through real-world data Ten school boards have made commitments to set carbon reduction goals and to partner with Mohawk College to bring climate change curriculum and awareness of low-carbon alternatives into elementary and secondary classrooms. Climate Change Leaders will see Mohawk introduce micro-credits in climate change in which students learn from the energy use data collected in their schools and boards. The goal is to both create understanding of sustainability beginning at a young age and to generate interest in low-carbon trades as a future career path. The [...]
Mohawk College, Grand Erie District School Board and Nerva Energy to install innovative Active Air Purification Technology, including hands-on learning Brantford, ON - With renewed attention on air quality in Schools during the pandemic, two area schools are the first in Ontario to retrofit their HVAC systems with an active, in-duct, air purification technology, providing students with a virus- and bacteria-reduced environment and a chance for hands-on learning with an innovative new technology. Brier Park Public School, in Brantford, and Paris Central Public School, in Paris, working in partnership with the Mohawk College Climate Change Leaders™ program, have installed [...]
Sustainability education initiative involves nine school boards, 270,000 students Hamilton, ON – Mohawk College announces today a historic voluntary agreement with nine Ontario school boards (Niagara Falls to Brantford and north to Halton Hills), establishing a large-scale learning partnership offering students opportunities for new skills, curriculum connections and research, as they learn first-hand how to reduce the carbon footprints in their schools. The initiative, called Climate Change Leaders, has a potential audience of 270,000 students in the participating school boards, giving young people a more active role in reducing carbon emissions in their schools while helping Canada move one [...]