Re-opening Education

Providing technology solutions, strategies and services to create safe, healthy indoor environments at schools, colleges and universities across America.

How to continue with confidence

For our educational environments where learning happens – schools, colleges and universities – we need to get back to teaching, learning and experiencing that together. Learn how your institution can get students and educators back in schools and on campus safely with the latest technology solutions, services and more.

Newsfeed: CDC Guidelines and Federal funding available for education

CDC and ASHRAE Guidelines for K-12 and Higher Education

On February 12, 2021 the CDC released guidelines for reopening K-12 schools. These new guidelines and other guidance resources for K-12 and Higher Education stress the importance of ventilation as a key mitigation strategy.

 

Below are links to  CDC guidelines for K-12 and Higher Education buildings as well as links to relevant guidelines from ASHRAE.

Federal Relief for Education

On December 27, 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSA), which includes a stimulus and pandemic relief package of almost $900 billion. The stimulus package includes $81.88 billion for the Department of Education’s Education Stabilization Fund, including $54.3 billion for elementary and secondary schools, $22.7 billion for higher education, and $4.1 billion for private K-12 and discretionary funding through the Governor's Emergency Education Relief Fund.

 

More information on how to apply for this funding can be found with the Department of Education here:

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Leveraging Sourcewell Contracts to streamline projects

Siemens is proud to partner with Sourcewell and their Cooperative Purchasing Contracts. This agreement allows schools, colleges and universities to purchase solutions, equipment and services through a pre-negotiated contract vehicle, saving time and eliminating the RFP process. Even with allocated federal funding now available for education, this vehicle can accelerate this process. This applies to planned or actionable projects due to the pandemic that can improve the health and safety of your institutions. Our team can assist in assessment, planning and managing your improvements, as well as providing continued support as needed.

We can help you navigate these standards, as well as assess and recommend the right strategies.

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