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Back To School! Air Conditioning For Schools And Colleges

It’s that time of year again. The summer holidays are drawing to close. The adventures and excitement of the past few months are ending and the new school year is on the horizon. Parents and carers are spending their time making sure that their little (or not so little) ones are fully kitted out with their uniform, the necessary text books, and stationary. In the meantime, schools and colleges are working hard to ensure that they are able to provide a welcoming, comfortable, and productive environment that will allow their students to learn and succeed. We are going to take a look at why air conditioning is so important for schools and colleges.

Why is Air Conditioning Important in a learning environment

One element of a learning environment that you can’t overlook is the temperature. It is essential to get the right temperature in nurseries, schools, colleges, and universities. It is to help concentration levels and increase the productivity of both students and staff.

Hot stuffy rooms can leave both students and staff feeling stressed, dehydrated, flustered, and tired. I think we can all agree that it’s certainly not a productive or positive learning environment. So it’s absolutely vital that you ventilate and educational buildings and keep the temperature controlled.

This is particularly important during exam times when concentration is key. Not to mention that many main exams take place during the hot and stuffy summer months. So it may come as a surprise to hear that many schools, colleges, and universities across London and the UK still don’t have air conditioners.

The Benefits of Air Conditioning in Schools & Colleges

It’s not just about concentration. There are also a number of health benefits associated with having air conditioning systems in the classroom, as they:

  • purify the air
  • eliminate bacteria and germs
  • help to keep staff and students fit and healthy
  • create a better work environment
  • reduces humidity levels, which will help students suffering from asthma

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