K-12 Buildings

Some of the most stringent standards in green building involve our nation's children. We've put all our information on the subject right here.



Maintaining Educational Energy Excellence

March 17, 2014
A Pennsylvania school district acts proactively to save energy and increase educational opportunities.
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Saving "Green" By Going Green

Case study courtesy of Aquatherm
March 5, 2014
A Detroit high school installs 21st-century piping in direct-bury heat pump application.
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Will It Stay or Will It Go Now?

March 5, 2014
Drought has likely been a feared calamity since humans realized we needed water to survive.
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Setting Standards for Green School Design

For a school district in Colorado, reducing energy costs is an essential way to protect the educational mission of its schools.
September 5, 2013
For almost two decades, the Poudre Valley School District (PSD) in Ft. Collins, Colo., has been a vanguard of energy conservation and management initiatives on a national level.
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A Time to Act

August 1, 2013
Earn LEED credential hours and volunteer your time to schools across the nation on the Green Apple Day of Service this fall.
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A Guide Toward A Greener Campus

July 22, 2013
Even taking small steps can help bring campus-wide sustainability well within reach.
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Bringing New Light to School

June 27, 2013
When a middle school in Kentucky opens in the fall, green products and design techniques intend to revolutionize the new environment for the expected 610 new students.
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Centiva Awards Green Innovation Grant

May 8, 2013

 The winning recipient is the school Delores T. Aaron Elementary in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

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Top North American Education Institutions Named for Reducing Carbon Pollution

April 22, 2013

The U.S. schools work to reduce $22 billion building-operations and energy spend.

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Report: USGBC Calls for Immediate Examination of U.S. School Facilities

March 12, 2013

The report highlights a $271 billion deficit to bring school facilities up to working order.

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2013 Top Products

In this space last year we said a lot more jobsites could be going paperless in the future—or at least be incorporating more mobile computing devices. Judging by this year’s results of the 2013 Top Products, we officially know we’re not going (too) crazy. It’s glaringly obvious that the market for accessing important information on the go has rapidly evolved in just one year and will continue to change. We wonder what’s in store for 2014, but for now enjoy the products that interested you—the reader of EDC’s print, digital, eNewsletter and, of course, mobile content—most in 2013.


Skanska’s senior vice president of Green Markets, Elizabeth Heider, shares her thoughts on the high points and happenings at Greenbuild 2013.
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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, 2nd Edition

The essential guide for architects, interior designers, engineers, healthcare professionals, and administrators who want to create healthy environments for healing.

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Green Product Buzz Guide

Green Product Buzz GuideEDC's Green Product Buzz Guides bring you the latest in green building products and services from companies exhibiting at trade shows, including Greenbuild, the AIA Expo, Coverings, Surfaces and more.


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