High Scores For Learning Environments
Studies show children are suffering from learning loss due to challenges with at-home learning, scheduling changes and teacher adjustments. In some cases students are six months behind due to the pandemic. Learning loss is influenced by factors such as poor acoustics, bad indoor air quality and insufficient lighting.
Whether you are specifying sustainable, healthy building products, researching options to present to the school board or advocating for better learning environments for children, you can start at the ceiling to improve indoor environmental quality.
Staff and parents can rest assured knowing that students are surrounded by clean air, optimal lighting, great acoustics and thermal comfort. A healthy learning environment starts at the ceiling.
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Build school spaces that are healthy, functional and impactful. Armstrong offers numerous ceiling and wall solutions that contribute to an enhanced learning environment and improved IEQ. Great acoustics, ideal lighting and air cleaning are just a few of the many product benefits.
Click through to an interactive map to browse dozens of healthy building solutions by room and construction challenge.
After learning that a portion of the funds from the American Rescue Plan Act could be used toward HVAC corrections and filtration systems, BridgePrep Academy Charter Schools used funds from an ESSER grant that would enable the upgrades needed to improve indoor air quality at the schools.
The VIDASHIELD UV24 air purification system was installed throughout the school, and it includes shielded ultraviolet light and filtration which neutralizes 97 percent of bacteria, viruses, and allergens in the air. “The VIDASHIELD units add an extra layer of protection that helps parents feel more comfortable about sending their kids back to school,” says Lourdes Pena, director of Facilities & Operations. “It’s something they can actually see in place that is helping improve the quality of the air.”