Ohio appears to be paying the price for its green schools success – the chemical industry is targeting the state’s use of LEED certification standards.
One of the ‘World’s Greenest Schools’ is in Hong Kong; the other is in rural Kenya. Check ‘em out.
Ohio officials say the data shows savings in energy and money with LEED schools, and the program provides “a healthier indoor environment.”
With geothermal and solar power projects on course, Oregon Institute of Technology could soon be heated and powered completely by renewable energy.
Here’s a salute to top U.S. colleges that are helping to solve climate problems and making significant efforts to operate sustainably.
The oldest school in America, Boston Latin was selected from over 450 entries from around the country
At Nueva School, green roofs and rainwater systems aren’t just on the classrooms, they are classrooms.
New modular classroom units by Perkins+Will are expected to address the growing demand for inexpensive, easy-to-build classroom space to provide a green learning environment.
In Bangladesh, where floods routinely shut down schools, a non-profit organization provides uninterrupted education via solar-powered floating classrooms.
A new study by McGraw-Hill Construction finds that the trend towards greening the American school — both in K-12 and higher ed — will continue unabated.