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.


How Texas Does Net Zero

A Texas middle school models sustainability while building a curriculum designed to educate the next generation about renewable energy.
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A Massachusetts School District’s Pioneering Path to Solar

Generating renewable energy is not only possible, but also preferable—even if the energy can’t be produced onsite.
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Maintaining Educational Energy Excellence

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
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?

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.
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

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

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

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

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

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Metl-Span panels have contributed to energy-efficient projects including 502 Rigsbee, Ballard Blocks, Haughton Middle School, and Pacific Plaza.


NCI Group's Candy McNamee, LEED Green Associate, explains how dematerialization can greatly affect the building industry over time, how AEC professionals will be challenged to incorporate the practice into their work and what the benefits are.

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