Facilities Management Trends in Higher Education – and How HALO Smart Sensor Can Help

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Recently, the Higher Ed Facilities Forum published an article on the 10 Trends That Will Reshape Facilities Management. As the article states, “We’re in an age of accelerations.” And this is especially true in the world of higher education facilities management. In the past few years with the pandemic looming over the world, extra precautions… Continue reading Facilities Management Trends in Higher Education – and How HALO Smart Sensor Can Help

Why Indoor Air Quality is Important to Schools

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There are many factors that contribute to a safe and healthy learning environment for students. One of which that is extremely important yet often overlooked is the management of good indoor air quality. Poor air quality inside school buildings can directly affect students’ performance in their studies, as well as create an unhealthy environment for… Continue reading Why Indoor Air Quality is Important to Schools

Top 5 Reasons NOT To Use a Battery-Operated Vape-Only Detector

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1. Vape-Only Detectors Are NOT Eligible for CARES Act FundingTo receive funding from the CARES Act, you must be implementing technology that includes air quality monitoring to assist with COVID-19 prevention measures. Vape-Only detectors do not provide this technology, however, vape detectors, such as the HALO Smart Sensor, include air quality monitoring, gunshot detection, chemical… Continue reading Top 5 Reasons NOT To Use a Battery-Operated Vape-Only Detector

Benefits of Installing an Air Quality Monitoring Device

The air we breathe inside of a building is just as important as the air we breathe when outside. Just as the outside air can get contaminated and be hazardous to us, the same applies to the air we breathe inside. That is why many facilities have opted into integrating air quality monitoring devices to… Continue reading Benefits of Installing an Air Quality Monitoring Device

Top 10 Reasons Schools Should Install Vape Detectors

1. Monitor Air Compound Levels in SchoolsMuch like the days of students sneaking off into bathrooms and locker rooms for a smoke, students are vaping in the most common areas on school grounds. By installing vape detectors, it is possible to monitor the air quality for any abnormal compounds that are emitted from vaping devices. Unlike cigarette smoke, e-cigarettes… Continue reading Top 10 Reasons Schools Should Install Vape Detectors

Vape Detectors and Student Privacy

Concerns are always present about putting any type of security device in an area of expected privacy, especially within schools. Bathrooms and locker rooms are two of the main sections within schools where security devices are not implemented due to this apprehension. Therefore, students have taken to vaping in schools within these secluded areas, this way… Continue reading Vape Detectors and Student Privacy

Vape Detectors are Giving Students their Bathrooms Back

Vape detector technology is leading the way to help students and school administrators win the battle against vaping. Vape detectors, like the HALO Smart Sensor, accurately monitor the quality of air and detect dangerous vaping chemicals when present in school bathrooms and send notification alerts to assigned faculty members. They are an effective and affordable… Continue reading Vape Detectors are Giving Students their Bathrooms Back

Federal Grants for Vape Detection

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School districts have been implementing vape detectors to end vaping in schools. Costs of these security and health devices can quickly add up because many schools need more than one detector. Knowing most schools have a strict budget, private or federal grants can assist in acquiring proper funding to implement these much-needed vape detectors. Many of these grants… Continue reading Federal Grants for Vape Detection

Parent Advocacy for Vape Detectors in Schools

Concerns around vaping in schools have grown to new levels. In the past, parents were involved in putting a stop to the vaping epidemic outside of schools; they have now focused their efforts on advocating for solutions inside schools. Advocating for change within a school is more troublesome than doing the same inside your own home.… Continue reading Parent Advocacy for Vape Detectors in Schools

Restricting Vaping in Hotel Rooms with HALO

No-smoking policies are common in hotels, but how can this be enforced? The hospitality industry has shown improvement by increasing non-smoking rooms and signs, but it’s not as simple to implement this rule with the advent of vaping. For health and safety reasons, restricting vaping in hotel rooms is a tedious but achievable and important… Continue reading Restricting Vaping in Hotel Rooms with HALO