How LED Lighting in Schools Improves More Than the Bottom Line

LED lighting in schools can do which of the following?

A. Save up to 70 percent on energy costs
B. Last several times longer with little or no maintenance
C. Provide more uniform, pleasing illumination 
D. Enhance brand appeal
E. Improve student performance 
F. All of the above

WESCO Uplifts Local Community at NAEP Conference

The National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) Annual Meeting is a place for procurement colleagues from schools large and small, public and private, across the country. But this year’s event also provided an opportunity for conference attendees to give back. WESCO sponsored two community service projects at NAEP 2017 to benefit the local community of Reno, NV.

Smart Classrooms: Helping Students and Teachers Thrive

Only a few years ago, classrooms were bursting with blackboards, pencils and notebooks. Today, you don’t have to look far to find a plethora of monitors, computers, tablets and smartphones. Recent advances in technology have found their way into schools because of the numerous benefits to both students and teachers. Increased school performance, healthier lifestyles and added convenience can all be achieved by integrating technology with traditional classroom learning for a truly smart classroom.

4 Ways Campus Lighting Can Help (or Hurt) Students

There are a lot of variables when it comes to a student’s success in college. Good study habits, passionate teachers, and valuable campus resources all contribute to a positive college experience. But one aspect of campus life that touches students’ lives every day is often overlooked. Believe it or not, a big determinant of campus success is lighting.

5 Ways PoE Can Benefit College Students and Administrators

At any university, it doesn’t take long to notice the plethora of outlets and cables lining the walls and hallways of campus buildings. It takes a lot to power the various technologies used on a campus, including cell phones, tablets, desktops and projectors. Students and professors expect a 24/7 connection, whether they’re learning in a classroom or walking between buildings. Network connections must be fast and reliable so everyone can be plugged in anywhere on campus.

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