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Butler Dist. 53 to retrofit schools with UV Angel air purification systems, LEDs

Scott C. Morgan at suburban Chicago’s Daily Herald reports Butler Elementary District 53 in Oak Brook, Ill., is making a major investment to ensure its students and staff breathe easier beyond the coronavirus pandemic. Last week, the District 53 school board unanimously agreed to spend $348,076 to retrofit Brook Forest Elementary and Butler Junior High schools with air purification systems. The district also is converting all existing fluorescent lighting to more energy-efficient LEDs. “You invest in what you believe in, and I believe in creating the safest environment for our kids,” Superintendent Paul O’Malley said. The school board explored…
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