Teaching for the Future. High Tech High: Chula Vista, CA

Web Abstract: 
High Tech High Chula Vista is organized into neighborhoods to promote team teaching as well as provide a sense of ownership and place. Novel approaches such as this help the charter school get results. One-hundred percent of the culturally diverse school's graduates have been admitted to college. Students and faculty contribute to the school's ongoing sustainability and sense of community by participating in carpooling, on-site recycling, composting and vermiculture. Extensive daylighting and a hybrid ventilation system contribute to an annual energy use index of 23.8 kBtu/ft2 and an ENERGY STAR rating of 94. Factory-made modular components reduced construction time, costs and waste.
Author: 
Gerber, Christopher and Naslund, ERic
Journal: 
HIgh Performance Buildings
Media Type: 
Text
Publication Date: 
06/30/2012
Page Numbers: 
p6-16
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