SWORDS, Ireland – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Trane® by Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator, launched the “K-12 Playbook, A new online resource center for parents and schools to help them create a more comfortable and efficient classroom environment for millions of children in the United States this school year. Trane also presented its’Get smart»A webinar and podcast series featuring leading national authorities on school environments, including scientists, school administrators and experts from the International Well Building Institute ® and US Green Building Council, and others.
“Parents seek transparent and credible information about their children’s schools and classrooms, while school administrators and policy makers want to take the right steps to maintain comfort and confidence in their learning environments,” said said Donny Simmons, president, Commercial HVAC Americas, Trane Technologies. “Trane’s new resources bring together internal and external experts to share ideas and spark ideas and solutions to create healthier and more productive indoor environments in schools, and peace of mind for parents and communities. .
K-12 playbook for parents and caregivers
The average student spends over 14,000 hours in a classroom in their lifetime. The pandemic has drawn even more attention to the impact of classroom environments on children’s well-being and learning outcomes. The K-12 Playbook offers parents, teachers and community leaders actionable information to help make a real change in the way schools approach these concepts.
Resources include video interviews and stories; a quiz on comfort in the classroom; useful infographics; a letter for parents to send to school administrators; and links to valuable technical and financial resources for schools, as well as real case stories.
Top national experts talk about school environments
The “Get Smart Series Webcast, hosted by Portia Mount, vice president of marketing for Trane, will launch on September 15 and run through mid-November, with a podcast version available after the conclusion.
The series was created in response to the needs of schools for more information on indoor environments. In a recent Trane survey of over 100 K-12 decision makers, 77% of those surveyed said they plan to invest in school facilities to reduce the risk of transmission and exposure to the virus. They also said they were looking for ideas on the best ways to invest in improving their schools and creating healthier and more efficient indoor spaces for students and teachers.
New series and resources align with Wellsphere™, Trane’s holistic approach to creating wellness that cultivates healthier indoor spaces by improving air quality, thermal comfort, lighting and acoustics. Find more information on how Trane K-12 educational solutions and offerings help address learning loss, prepare students for bright futures, and build the workforce. work of tomorrow at trane.com/k12.
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