According to a study conducted by SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association) in conjunction with 450 school districts across the country, the average energy savings per district over thirty years by installing a solar PV system equates to more than $1,000,000. Going green is more than a global environmental movement, it’s a legitimate opportunity to reduce energy costs at your district in an impactful way. We take a closer look at how school districts are embracing clean energy and some resources to learn more.
Have you ever wondered how the number of work orders or event requests you receive in a day compares to other school districts? Where do you stand compared to other districts your size? With customers from Maine to Hawaii, we think about work orders and event requests every day and some of the data that we have might be interesting to see where you stand.
If you use ML Schedules, then you know it packs a punch when it comes to functionality. There are a lot of "must-have" features that check the box when purchasing and using facility request software. However, what makes ML Schedules so unique is that there are a lot of little, clever features that bring a lot of value to the user. Today, we look at five underrated features that our customers have told us make a BIG difference!
A superintendent’s responsibilities have grown immensely over the last few years. Prior to COVID, the superintendent was primarily focused on education and the force behind establishing and managing the instructional leadership at their schools. Today, superintendents are required to navigate through a continually shifting environment – consulting health and technology experts and constantly communicating to a variety of stakeholders in their community.
As a leader in your district’s facility management efforts, it’s important to be an ally for your superintendent and proactively keep them informed on the health and safety efforts in your buildings, as well as provide them with accurate data on budget matters. Building this trust will allow you to manage your efforts more freely and the superintendent to make important decisions and communicate updates without much effort – allowing them to focus on other areas. Here’s some quick tips to get started.
Building and maintaining Electronic Facility Records (EFR) starts with having you asset data clean and standardized. In our latest webinar, we review why it's so important to have standards for your data and how MasterLibrary is making it easy with the release of their EFR Standard Fields in ML Work Orders. What does your day to day work life look like once your asset data is standardized? Watch the webinar below to find out.