APPA Custodial Operations Self Evaluation tool quantify adequate sq.ft. per custodian
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Center offers grants toward the installation of clean, efficient heating and cooling systems for both new construction and retrofit projects.
Cleaning and Maintenance Management Online cleaning/custodial reference website
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and efficiency
EPA Environmental Protection Agency homepage
Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office
Massachusetts DEP Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Massachusetts DOE Massachusetts Department of Education
Massachusetts GOV Massachusetts Government home page
Massachusetts Inspector General’s Office Massachusetts Inspector General’s Office
Massachusetts IPM Integrated Pest Management link for schools
Massachusetts OSD COMMBUYS Massachusetts OSD COMMBUYS site for procurement see ‘Job Aids for Purchasers’ on page
Michigan ASBO website great resource for benchmarking info and facilities tools
National Center for Education Statistics NCES works with U.S.DOE to compile statistics to help apply best practices for all educational components. Maintenance and Custodial benchmarking, etc.
Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership (NEEP) information on High Performance Schools and Energy efficient design (MACHPS, LEED, etc.)
Planning Guide for Maintaining School Facilities Maintenance planning guide put out by National Center for Education Statistics and IASBO.
The National Clearing House for Educational Faclities(NCEF) Nation’s primary resource for school planning, design, financing, construction, modernization, and maintenance issues.
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act home page
CPSC Playground Safety Standards U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Guide for playground standards
DCAM Standard Contractor Evaluation form D-Cams “Standard Contractor Evaluation Form”
DOS Minimum Heat requirements Minimum heat requirements established by the Division of Occupational Safety
Fire Prevention Regulations 527 CMR Massachusetts Fire Prevention Regulations
Forklift Blocking Safety Instructions for safe use of a Forklift to raise equipment to work under that equipment.
Massachusetts Building Code Massachusetts Building Code 780 CMR as of 12-12-05
Massachusetts Electrical Code Massachusetts Electrical Code 527CMR 12:00 as of 2002
Massachusetts Plumbing Code Massachusetts Plumbing Code 248 CMR
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