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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.

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.

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Net Positive

After its first year in operation, this school facility is proving to be unique.

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Combined Schools Boost Sustainability


Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

Technology's Contribution to Sustainability

What's being done to make schools sustainable, and a shout out to the unsung heroes on the IT team.

Renovating, Reusing Facilities

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Renovating, Reusing Facilities

All stakeholders need to be on board when creating efficient and sustainable facilities.

Sustainable Energy Efficient Schools

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Reaping Numerous Benefits

Seven steps to sustainable, energy-efficient schools.

Reaching for Net Zero in School Design

Reaching for Net Zero in School Design

What does "Net Zero Ready" mean anyway? A careful planning process is critical to achieving the goal of net zero ready.

Permanent modular construction

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Quick, Efficient Options

Permanent modular construction can provide fast, green solutions for schools.