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Long-Term Partners to Be Recognized at Schools Summit

by Keith Miller

The 10th annual Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit comes to the Pasadena Convention Center November 2-3. Guided by leaders and stakeholders who make up its advisory board, for the past decade the summit has attracted the participation of a wide variety of companies offering green products and services.

The Summit was the first statewide green schools event and over the years it has helped thousands of public and private sector professionals stay abreast of policy changes, technology innovation and best practices in facility design and management.

From the earliest days, support and input from companies that work with the facility planners and decision makers who shape schools and campuses around the state has been an essential part of the Summit’s strength.

Special events to celebrate the 10th anniversary will include recognition of organizations that have provided long-term assistance and contributions to the Summit and to statewide efforts to make healthy, sustainable school facilities the norm for California students.

Those being acknowledged include the following:

American Modular Systems / Gen7 Schools - Premier Sponsor
AMS is dedicated to delivering healthy schools, and Gen7 represents the state-of-the-art in high-performance classroom environments. Benefiting both the planet and our children, Gen7 incorporates the cleanest building materials available and the latest technological advancements to provide a complete sustainable solution.

Harley Ellis Devereaux - Technology Showcase Sponsor
HED, advancing our world since 1908, is a leader in the planning, design and construction of educational environments focused on pre K-12 schools, community colleges and universities. With three offices in California and two in the Midwest we have a depth of project experience in public, independent and faith-based schools.

Russell Sigler, Inc.
Under the Carrier brand, Sigler offers a comprehensive range of HVAC system solutions for multiple market segments including office, retail, health care, education, municipal, hospitality, industrial, data centers as well as for large commercial & industrial applications.

Tremco - Technology Showcase Sponsor
Tremco has provided Roofing and Weatherproofing Peace of Mind for over 70 years and is committed to providing quality products and services to the roofing industry

CPI Daylighting
As the industry leader, CPI Daylighting constantly strives to advance daylighting design. Our continued commitment to research and product development ensures that we are delivering the most cutting-edge daylighting systems.

HydroPoint is a proven leader in 360° smart water management solutions targeting indoor and outdoor water waste. An EPA WaterSense® Manufacturer Partner of the Year, HydroPoint maximizes water savings, reduces operating costs, and minimizes risk.

NanaWall® opening glass wall systems combine energy efficient weather resistance with the option for an indoor-outdoor classroom environment and maximum classroom functionality. Independent studies show improvements in test scores, attendance, and general health in classrooms that provide plenty of natural light, ventilation, and access to outdoor areas.

Schools Solutions Gallery
More information regarding the work of these companies can be found in the Summit’s Schools Solutions gallery, which offers profiles of projects implemented on school campuses. To visit the gallery, click here.

The Summit will provide additional opportunities to meet with representatives from these companies, whether in education sessions or in the Expo. For more information, or to register, click here.


Keith Miller is the publisher of Green Technology.

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