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Benefits of a New School Facility or Remodeling Project



Districts often ask about the measurable benefits of a school project. For a more complete list visit www.sdsarch.com. Some of the top benefits include:

Productivity increases with updated and improved building systems as follows:
23% from better lighting
11% from better ventilation
3% from individual temperature control

With the addition of daylighting in classrooms students achieve
5-14% higher test scores
Learn 20-26% faster

New building systems can reduce operating costs by 13.6% for new construction and 8.5% on average for retrofits.

Mental function and memory improve on average 10-25% when provided access to views of the outdoors versus those without outside views.