Insular ABC's Initiative Northern Mariana Islands

Training and Sustainability Program Framework Plan

January 2017

This Training and Sustainability Program (TSP) Framework Plan provides the background and rationale for the development and deployment of a series of training ans sustainability initiatives focused on building local school facility management capacity, and articulates a clear path to achieving sustainable school facilities management.

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Grounds Maintenance Primer

April 2017

The purpose of this primer is to provide facility managers with a reference guide of regular school grounds maintenance tasks, the common problems that result from derrring these tasks, as well as preparation and oversight tips.

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Phase 3 Task 1 Findings and Recommendations

October 2015

This report includes Phase 3 findings and recommendations for Architectural, Structural, and MEPFA building system conditions. Civil engineer findings and recommendations are addressed in a separate report.

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Phase 3 Task 1 ‐ Civil Engineer Findings

December 2015

This report includes civil site maps for required projects. Site maps show the locations of recommended projects and are provided for each school in alphabetical order by island.

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Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Handbook

December 2015

The purpose of this guidebook is to empower school administrators, maintenance staff , teachers, and community members with information about how school facilities are related to IEQ. Public schools in a tropical environment encounter challenges that are unique among public schools in the continental US. This guidebook offers potential strategies to address those unique challenges.

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School Facility Planning Workshop

July 2015

The ABCs Team conducted workshops focused on the school facility master planning process (e.g., establishing a local policy framework, long range plan, short range implementation strategy, CIP plans and facility standards). The workshops were highly interactive with various outputs including records of input gathered during working sessions, goals and action recommendations from facilitator notes and post-it-note boards, and mapping of growth areas and capacity notes available in the Workshop report.

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Energy Audit Implementation Plan

November 2015

We are currently in the process of developing an energy audit implementation plan as part of our Phase 3 scope of services for the insular schools. This memo provides an update on this activity. A brief recap of the Phase 2 energy audit findings are presented first followed by a summary of our recent round of consultations with the territories.

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