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School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management Announce 2015 New Product Award Winners

DALLAS, November 18, 2015 – School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management magazines announced the winners of their 2015 New Product Awards today. The publications are leading information resources for those charged with planning, designing, constructing, equipping, operating and maintaining the physical learning environment.

The New Product Award program honors the outstanding product development achievements of manufacturers and suppliers whose products or services are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve the learning environment. An independent panel of judges from the industry selected 32 winners in the inaugural year of this contest — 21 Platinum and 11 Gold.

Platinum and Gold winners are:

American Time and Signal Co.
Category - Communication: Clocks, Bells, Intercoms
Wi-Fi Network Clocks - SP&M Gold; CP&M Gold

Aruba Networks
Category - Networking Equipment
Aruba Mobile Engagement - CP&M Platinum

Category - Access Control
IP-Enabled Campus Access Control Locks with HID Mobile Access Support - CP&M Platinum

Autani, LLC
Category - Building Controls
EnergyCenter 3.0 - SP&M Gold; CP&M Gold

Big Ass Solutions
Category - HVAC
Haiku with SenseME - SP&M Platinum; CP&M Platinum

Bradley Corporation
Category - Plumbing: Restroom/Locker Room
Express ELX-Series Lavatory Systems - SP&M Gold; CP&M Gold

Category - A/V Equipment
PA419-02 - SP&M Platinum

Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Category - A/V Equipment
Canon REALiS WUX6000 Pro AV Installation LCOS Projector - CP&M Gold

The Garland Company, Inc.
Category - Roofing
OptiMax - SP&M Platinum; CP&M Platinum

Howard Industries PRIME Sign Program
Category - Signage
Patented Perma-Banner System - CP&M Platinum

J+J Flooring Group/Kinetex
Category - Carpet & Flooring
Umbra/Umbra Stripe - SP&M Gold; CP&M Gold

Moen Commercial
Category - Plumbing: Restroom/Locker Room
Modern M•Dura Bath Suite - SP&M Platinum
Modern M•Bition Bath Suite - CP&M Platinum

National Office Furniture
Category - Classroom Furniture and Equipment
Essay Seating - SP&M Platinum; CP&M Platinum

nora systems, Inc.
Category - Carpet & Flooring
noraplan nTx - SP&M Platinum; CP&M Platinum

Category - Carpet & Flooring
Mixed Materials - SP&M Platinum; CP&M Platinum

Category - Emergency Communications
CrisisManager - SP&M Platinum; CP&M Platinum

Shaw Contract Group
Category - Carpet & Flooring
Cut & Compose - SP&M Gold

System Sensor
Category - Emergency Evacuation
Low Frequency Sounders, Sounder Strobes and Sounder Bases - SP&M Platinum; CP&M Platinum

Tarkett Johnsonite
Category - Carpet & Flooring
Acczent Flourish Heterogeneous Sheet Flooring - CP&M Gold

Category - HVAC
Sintesis Air-Cooled Chillers - SP&M Platinum

Winners will receive awards and will be featured on the industry website, Platinum and Gold winners and Honorable Mention entries are highlighted in the November 2015 issues of School Planning & Management and College Planning and Management magazines.

“We introduced our New Product Awards program to give us the opportunity to honor companies that have developed products and services that go above and beyond in helping to improve the learning environment,” said Deborah P. Moore, executive editor/publisher of School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management. “Research shows that there is a direct correlation between quality learning environments and improved student success - and these companies are leading the charge to make schools a better place for teachers to teach and students to learn.”

Information about the 2016 School Planning & Management/College Planning & Management New Product Awards will be available at in the spring of 2016.

For more information, please contact:
Susan May
Group Marketing Director, 1105 Media
Security, Safety, Health & Facilities Group
14901 Quorum Drive, Suite 425
Dallas, TX 75254
Phone: 972-687-6744


Posted on November 19, 2015 at 1:19 PM