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Carrier Hosts Healthy Schools Webinar Highlighting ESSER Funding Strategies to Improve the Safety, Well-being and Cognitive Function of Students and Staff


Carrier invites engineers, design build contractors and installers, facility and IT managers, school administrators and education board members to a webinar focused on leveraging the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER Fund) to achieve healthier, safer and more secure learning and working environments in K-12 schools. Professionals can register for the September 29 webinar here. Carrier is part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR) is the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.

The hour-long, complimentary webinar features an expert panel discussing solutions to help schools assess and update their HVAC, fire and security systems. Dr. Joseph Allen, Director of the Healthy Buildings Program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will present research connecting human cognitive and performance benefits to indoor air quality (IAQ), in support of student performance, academic outcomes, and greater staff retention. Discussions will include actionable recommendations for school building infrastructure improvements ranging from HVAC replacement or retrofit solutions, to managing occupancy levels, to enhancing evacuation processes.

Reagan Lynch, Federal & State Government Grant Specialist, Alpha Omega Strategies, will cover how school districts can secure ESSER funds and utilize them to further their school goals. ESSER funds can be used for access control and mobile credentialing technologies to customize access, reduce touch points, manage occupancy and distribute mass notifications. 

Carrier speakers will include Greg Alcorn, Vice President, Healthy Buildings, Carrier; Meredith Emmerich, Vice President, North America Commercial HVAC, Carrier; and Jeff Stanek, President, LenelS2.


About Carrier
Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier is the world leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy-efficient products, building controls and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and food service customers. Carrier is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, the leading global provider of innovative healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions. For more information, visit or follow @Carrier on Twitter.