Investing in our Future: How School Modernization Impacts Indoor Environmental Quality and Occupants
Educational Outcomes, Health, Measurement & Verification, Occupant Engagement, Operations
This research study, in partnership with DC Public Schools and J+J Flooring Group, explores the impact that school improvements and modernizations can have on student and teacher well-being, satisfaction and performance. With 53% of U.S. public schools in need of renovations or modernizations to be considered in good overall condition, the cost totaling near $200 billion, this level of funding is no small ask for school districts and taxpayers across the country. This report offers strategies and justification for the considerable financial expenditure required to upgrade existing school buildings.