Defines a “green” school and its benefits to operational savings, health, pedagogy, and the environment. Planning, design, and operations considerations are detailed, while addressing site selection, water efficiency, energy savings, materials, and indoor environmental quality. The major rating systems LEED, CHPS, and Green Globes are also discussed. Joint use of a school and the use of a green school as a teaching tool are addressed, and 72 references are included.
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