How To Select the Right Technology for an Esports Facility at Your Institution

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Investing in the Technology to Shape Your Future Esports Program By Michelle Nettuno, Category Marketing Manager, Technology, E&I Cooperative Services The popularity of esports, multiplayer video games played competitively for spectators, is now at an all-time high. There are estimates that two-thirds of the U.S. population over age 13 are gamers. Many K-12 and higher […]

Preparing Your Roof Before the Storm Hits

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Check Off These 7 Steps Before the Next Storm Hits By Tremco / Weatherproofing Technologies, Inc. When dangerous weather is approaching, it’s important to have a plan in place that helps ensure the roofs on your campus are storm-ready. Below is a list of the seven most common problems to look for when preparing your […]

IAQ: Supply Chain Challenges, Buying vs. Renting & Choosing the Right Products

E&I Blog covering the topic of a recent Cooperatively Speaking podcast episode

Season 1, Episode 1 of Cooperatively Speaking, a podcast by E&I by Kaitlin Sclafani, Manager, SEO and Social Media at E&I Cooperative Services The need for good indoor air quality (IAQ) has been a topic for years, but COVID-19 significantly exposed deficiencies, challenges, and concerns surrounding IAQ. Now, with facilities teams around the world discussing how […]

Supplier Spotlight: Carahsoft

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An Interview with Tim Botlz, Sales Director on the E&I Carahsoft Contract By Michelle Nettuno, Category Marketing Manager, Technology, E&I Cooperative Services We recently sat down with Tim Boltz, Sales Director at Carahsoft, to discuss the new agreement and the benefits for E&I members. In your opinion, what are the main benefits the E&I Carahsoft […]

Enrollment Success Includes an Integrated Transfer Student Strategy

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What is the Equation for Transfer Student Success? By Kristine Dillon & Steven Hahn, Senior Advisors, Huron This blog originally appeared on Huron’s website. As the general contractors of their collegiate experiences, students are increasingly seeking alternatives to traditional postsecondary education that are individualized and personalized to their unique needs and interests. This was a […]

An Ergonomic Approach to Esports

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With the Rise of Esports in Education, Ensure Your Athletes are Taken Care Of By Tina Smith, Business Development Manager, Interiors, E&I Cooperative Services Esports, or the organizing of video games into amateur and professional competitions, has been a cornerstone of video game hobbyists for years. But the rise in popularity of esports within the education […]

An Integrated Solution to Improve Cylinder Gas Management

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Challenges, Risks & an Integrated Solution By Airgas The Challenge Managing cylinder gas supplies and avoiding run-outs presents numerous hurdles in the best of times. Restricted access to sites and reduction in on-site activity has created situations where the ability to keep up with gas content, cylinder exchanges, supply management, and reordering is difficult. There […]