ERIC Number: ED419369
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Manual of Planning Standards for School Buildings.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
This book presents New York State planning standards for school buildings. The standards offer advice and counsel to school districts, architects, and engineers to help them resolve their school building problems while considering educational and planning efficiency, conservation of natural resources, and initial and long-range economy within the context of the most recent state and federal laws. It includes the minimum requirements that must be followed as well as optional recommendations. Listed are requirements that are currently in effect. The specific areas addressed in the standards include: structural and safety planning; materials; environmental considerations; site conditions and utilities; mechanical and electrical planning; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning; plumbing and gas facilities; electrical work; existing buildings; procedures for design and construction; and operations and maintenance considerations. Eleven appendixes feature a glossary, reference standards, laws relating to school building projects, regents rules, temporary quarters, health and safety during construction, administration buildings, maintenance and storage facilities, and accessibility. (RJM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York