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Sustainability


Energy & HVAC

Too Hot, Too Cold, Too Expensive: Energy & HVAC

Designing a new K-4 school that is comfortable for young occupants and easy to operate and maintain.

Energy conservation

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Overlooked "Low Hanging Fruit" Behind Closed Doors

Wasting Energy and Resources, Low Voltage Distribution Transformers (LVDT).

Emerging Technology

Unintended Consequences

The design and up-fit of educational facilities should be the result of a whole systems approach and not one of designing and installing isolated pieces and parts.

Energy Benchmarking

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Using Energy Benchmarking to Reap Savings

Here's how energy benchmarking is helping some school districts reduce energy consumption, thereby gaining energy savings. It may be just the tool your district needs.



Trends In Green

Harness the Power of ENERGY STAR

The bottom-line benefits of the EPA's ENERGY STAR program.

Sustainable Purchasing for Schools

Sustainable Purchasing for Schools

This recently released guide provides a host of tools and resources for administrators, teachers and parents concerned with making healthy purchasing decisions that are good for students and the school environment.

There Can Be No Doubt

Facilities and the conditions of the learning environment have an effect on students and staff.

CHPS Releases Fourth Edition of CA-CHPS Criteria

The Collaborative for High Performance School (CHPS) released the fourth edition of the California CHPS Criteria (CA-CHPS) on Aug. 25, 2014.