References and Resources

Accessibility - Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

United States Department of Justice

Building Safety and Security

A Practical Guide for Crisis Response in Our Schools: Fifth Edition
National Center for Crisis Management

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

United State Environmental Protection Agency EPA)

Indoor Air Quality - Tools for Schools

International Code Council (ICC) - International Building Code

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Pipeline Safety Advisory and Alerts
Utah Department of Commerce: Division of Public Utilities

Pipeline Safety: Pipeline Industry Implementation of Effective Public Awareness Programs
U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

Safety and Crisis Management
School Facilities: School Safety Audit Questions and Answers
Virginia Department of Education: Safety and Crisis Management

Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL)

Utah State Fire Marshal's Office

Department of Public Safety

Utah Labor Commission

Construction and Design

1994 Radon Prevention in the Design and Construction of Schools and Other Large Buildings
United States Environmental Protection Agency

American Insititute of Architects (AIA)

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) 

Boiler and Pressure Vessel Compliance Manual
Utah Labor Commission: Division of Boiler, Elevator, and Coal Mine Safety

Association for Learning Environments (formerly CEFPI)

Building Commissioning Guidelines
Washington State

Design for Learning Forum: 2006 School Design and Student Learning in the 21st Century
American Architectural Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Design Requirements
Division of Facilities Construction and Management (DFCM)

Elevator Compliance Manual
State of Utah Labor Commission

Music Education Suites

National Clearinghouse for Education Facilities (NCEF):

High Performing Schools

Facility Assessment Overview

NCEF Resources

Do School Facilities Affect Students Outcomes?

School Science Facilities Planner
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Schools as Centers of Community: A Citizen's Guide for Planning and Design
U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C.

Space Criteria
Utah State Office of Education

Utah Building Energy Code Program
U.S. Department of Energy

Utah School-Site Geologic-Hazard Reviews
Utah Geological Survey


Department of Energy (DOE)

Energy Star Products

Energy Strategies for Buildings & Plants (Portfolio Manager) Energy Star

Governor's Office of Energy Development


Important Information
News and Resources
International Code Council (ICC)

Licensing Contact Information Request Form
Licensee Lookup and Verification System
Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL)


General Conditions for UDOT Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP)
Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) 

Maintenance and Operations

2003 School Energy Costs: A Matter of Leadership
Best Practices for Controlling Energy Costs
Utah State Office of Education

2004 School Operations and Maintenance: Best Practices for Controlling Energy Costs
Princeton Energy Resources International

Building Air Quality: A Guide for Building Owners and Facility Managers
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Facilities Information Management: A Guide for State and Local Education Agencies (NCES)

Guide to Operating and Maintaining EnergySmart Schools
U.S. Department of Energy

Guidelines for Retrofitting Bleachers
U.S. Consumer Product: Safety Commission

Planning Guide for Maintaining School Facilities - National Council for Education Statistics (NCES) 

PowerForward: Utah's Summer Power Conservation Program

Risk Management

Utah Division of Risk Management

Utilities & Jurisdictional Information

Critical Lands Planning Toolkit for the State of Utah

Division of Public Utilities - Utah


Other Related Resources and References

American Society of School Business Officials (ASBO) International

Association for Learning Environments - Other Useful Links

Finance: Making Better Decisions about Funding School Facilities - Education Resource Information Center (ERIC)

International Facilities Management Association - Utah Chapter

School Facilities Information

Utah Association of School Business Officials (UASBO)

Utah Facilities Operation and Maintenance Association (UFOMA)