Connecticut School Buildings & Grounds Association
A network of school facility professionals focused on safe, clean, healthy and green schools.

The 2018 CSBGA Tradeshow was Tuesday, November 6, 2018


The Connecticut Building and Grounds Association held it annual Tradeshow on November 6 from 9:30 am — 1:30 pm at Amity Regional School District #5, 25 Newton Road, Woodbridge, CT. The Exhibit area was packed with attendees and vendor demonstrating products, explaining services, and evaluating competitive lines and equipment.


This year, there was a "Red Flag Boiler" training session which had 50 people registered.  This session took place prior to the tradeshow so that all attendees would have an opportunity to visit the vendors and time to network with peers.  Door prizes were handed out at the end of the event.

Current Vendors

Allston Supply Company, Inc.

Apgar Sales Company
Artis Energy


Automated Building Systems

Bacher Corporation

Beam Clay/Partac Peat Corp.

Belfor Property Restoration

Best Plumbing Specialties, Inc.

C & A Distributors, Inc.

Clearwater Industies

Colliers Internationa

Connecticut Sealcoating, LLC

Controlled Acoustics Corp.

CREC Cooperative Purchasing

CTC Building Solutions

Custom8 Technology

Daikin Applied

Dugmore & Duncan

Dumouchel Paper Co.

Dunning Playground Surfacing

Eagle Environmental Inc.

Eagle Rivet Roof Service Corp.

Emme Controls


Facility Solutions Group


Filter Sales & Service Inc.

Flow Tech, Inc.

Friar Architecture, Inc.

Fuss and O'Neill, Inc.

Gainger/Honeywell Safety

The Garland Company
Higgins Flooring

Hillyard, Inc.

Hussey Seating Company

JP Maguire Associates

Life Safety Service & Supply, LLC

Market Advantage Plus

National Chemical Laboratories

National IPA

Nations Roof Connecticut

Nationwide Security Corporation

New England Turf Management




Northern Playground Surfacing

P&J Lawn and Landscaping, Inc

Paul Davis of Fairfield County
Playground Medic

Precision Concrete

Savol Pools

Securitech Group, Inc.

SelecTech, Inc.

ServPro of the Farmington Valley/Bristol

SiteOne Landscape Supply

Staples Business Advantage/Kimberly Clark


Total LIghting Service LLC


Transfer Enterprises

Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance

Willco Sales & Service, Inc.
Winterberry Irrigation & Landscaping

Click here to view photos from the 2018 CSBGA Golf Tournament.
Click here to view photos from the 2017 Vendor Day.


The CSBGA was founded in 1974, and as a professional trade organization, we have worked through the years to encourage School Facilities Directors, Custodial & Maintenance Supervisors, School Business Officials and suppliers to work together respectfully and professionally, developing a proud tradition in the process.  You can depend on the CSBGA to help build and strengthen your future. At the CSBGA, we all work together to help strengthen all our futures.

What We Do:

♦  Keeping Abreast of State Regulations
♦  Annual Refresher for Asbestos Certification
♦  Certified Building Operator
♦  Green Cleaning Initiative Round Tables
♦  Lead Paint Requirement Workshops

Education & Training

♦  Facility Manager Certification Program
♦  Attend seminars and workshops on new technologies in the field
♦  Educational excursions to local cutting edge facilities
♦  Access to important publications relating to your personal training and development

Annual Vendor Tradeshows

♦  View the latest in facility products and services
♦  Develop important vendor relationship
♦  Participate in professional development sessions

Networking for School Facilities

♦  Attend regularly scheduled meetings to share information and generate new ideas and develop lasting relatinships with other professional colleagues
♦  Partnerships with University of Hartford and Institute for Sustainable Energy

Innovative Programs

♦  Use of LinkedIn and Web-based discussion forum/interactive website to provide membership a means to share and connect through documents, comment sharing and links
♦  Collabortion and partnership with other associations and organizations to facilitate sustainability in Safe, Clean, Healthy and GREEN School Facilities
♦  F.A.S.T (Facility Assistance & Support Team)
♦  Annual Scholarship Fund

Upcoming Programs

CSBGA - January 16, 2019

OSHA 10 Hour
General Industry Training Session Part I
Fuss & O'Neill, Manchester

CSBGA - March 20, 2019

Asbestos Training
Courtyard Marriott Cromwell, 4 Sebethe Drive, Cromwell, CT

CSBGA - April 17, 2019

OSHA 10 Hour
General Industry Training Session Part II
Fuss & O'Neill, Manchester

CSBGA - May 15, 2019

Courtyard Marriott Cromwell, 4 Sebethe Drive, Cromwell, CT

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Resource and Industry Links

Links to documents and presentations has been moved to the Members Section.

Click here for the Gordian Powerpoint Slides from the September Program on
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