Sustainable and High-Performance

Trends in Green

Tools to Paint With

Increasing energy efficiency

Reinvesting Energy Dollars In The Classroom

Increasing efficiency is one of the best ways to cut energy costs.

combat rising energy costs

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

A Battle Worth Fighting

Proven ways to combat rising energy costs.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Research Review

More challenges on the horizon.

Trends in Green

Reducing Peak Energy Demand

One cost-effective solution for reducing energy costs provides additional positive results.

Designing Early Learning Classrooms

Designing Early Learning Classrooms

Early learning experts offer insights for classroom design, illustrated by an Illinois-based example.

Maryland HighPerformance Building

Trends in Green

Drawing a Green Line in Maryland

Learning environments that build a greener future.

school energy savings

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

I x T = S + E

Leaders in the field point to key elements in a formula for school energy savings.

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Sustainable School Safety Compliance

Sustainable School Design

Trends in Green

No Longer a Lofty Goal

Sustainable design is becoming the norm and being incorporated into all facets of building design.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Pendulum Swings

Basic education issues haven't changed much.

Comfortable Learning Environments

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

A "Kit of Parts"

Providing high-quality, comfortable learning environments.

Trends in Green

Integrating Sustainability and Education

How greener classrooms can spark next generation learning.

LEED Sustainability Architecture

Facilities (Learning Spaces)


Connecticut's high-performance school building standards show that the sustainability conversation needn't start or end with LEED.

Trends in Green

An Often Overlooked Criteria

Sustainability should be a priority when purchasing high-tech equipment.

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