Case Studies--Green Schools

Title Abstract Publication Date
Kent Denver School Dining Hall In Englewood, Colorado, Semple Brown Design achieves the first LEED Platinum certified dining hall in the United States. Describes dining hall for a college preparatory day school for grades 6-12... 01/31/2012
Kindergartens, Schools and Playgrounds. Presents an international collection of recently built school facilities selected for their successful learning environments, promotion of togetherness and the exchange of ideas, and community use.... 12/31/2006
Kvernhuset Ungdomsskole. [Fredrikstad, Norway] Describes a very environmentally sensitive middle school in a woodland setting. Building statistics and architect information are included. 02/29/2004
L.B. Landry High School New Orlean's Landry High School was nearly destroyed after Hurricane Katrina swept through the area. After many believed the school would not reopen, Landry High School was chosen by The Federal... 03/31/2011
L.B. Landry High School. Profiles this new school that replaces one destroyed in Hurricane Katrina. The LEED-silver facility features extensive daylighting, views toward downtown New Orleans, and accommodations for a variety... 12/31/2010
Lady Bird Johnson Middle School / Corgan Associates Description and photos of first net-zero designed school in the state of Texas. The 152,250-square-foot campus is aiming to be the largest net zero educational facility in the country once it is... 04/09/2012
Lake Superior's Remedy. Profiles Minnesota's Two Harbors High School, a high performance school featuring native plants that require no irrigation, bicycle path connections to the town and other recreational areas,... 03/31/2009
LBJ NetZero Middle School On November, 11-12, educational facilities planners from CEFPI had the opportunity to visit and participate in a NetZero Symposium at the Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, located in Irving, Texas. In... 10/31/2011
Lean, Mean and Green: An Affordable Net Zero School. Discusses the design of Richardsville Elementary in Kentucky, to be an affordable net zero facility. By reducing energy use to 19.31 kBtus annually, the net zero goal could be realized through the... 12/31/2009
Learning Spring School / Platt Byard Dovell White Architects Case study of the LearningSpring School, a 108-student K through 8th grade private day school for children diagnosed on the autism spectrum. The eight-story LEED Gold building contains a full range... 01/07/2012
Letting the Sun Shine In. Profiles Iowa City's North Central Junior High School, whose extensive daylighting permitted a reduction in mechanical systems and considerable savings in square foot construction costs. A list... 12/31/2007
LID in New Schools: The LAUSD Example. Presents a number of case studies for new school designs that incorporate low-impact development (LID) techniques, as well as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.... 12/31/2009
Lighting the Way. Reviews the extensive sustainability features of two Guilford County, North Carolina, schools, some of which were used in schools for the first time. These include daylighting, an energy-efficient... 12/31/2007
Long-Term Education Planning Sustainable master planning can produce long-range benefits for education institutions. Discusses tools and strategies such as benchmarking, energy audit, commissioning, and post-commisioning.... 10/31/2011
Main Winners. Profiles the five main winners in this competition, chosen for their adherence to the stated goal of the facility, their ability to enhance learning, functionality, and sustainability. Project... 10/31/2009
Main Winners. Profiles the two main winners in the 2010 American School and University Magazine Education Interiors competition. The Omaha Public Schools Saddlebrook Joint-Use Library and the New York University... 07/31/2010
Maine's Noble Success. This discusses energy management in the new Noble High School in North Berwick, Maine. The graphical user interface, located in the custodian's office, allows staff to control the indoor... 12/31/2002
Manassas Park Elementary School + Pre-K Description of the environmental aspects of Manassas Park Elementary School + Pre-K in Manassas Park, Virginia, winner in the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment Top Ten... 04/18/2010
Manassas Park Elementary School and Pre-K Case study of Manassas Park, Virginia elementary school campus. A new 10,500 gsf Pre-Kindergarten serves 70 students, including special-needs individuals. The 121,200 gsf Upper School houses up to... 12/31/2010
Manassas Park Elementary School and Prekindergarten. Profiles this exemplary LEED Gold school, providing detail on the construction cost, bioclimatic design, daylighting, energy-efficient envelope, ground-source HVAC system, rainwater collection, and... 09/30/2010
Manassas Park Elementary School Landscape Describes Manassas Park Elementary in Manassas Park, Virginia, an ASLA Honor Award winning project. Includes a site plan, project statement, project narrative, site description and design, and the... 12/31/2010
Manassas Park Elementary School. This video tour of the new Manassas Park Elementary School details the facility's abundant sustainable features. The lead architect on the project details the rainwater harvesting system,... 12/31/2009
Marysville Getchell High School Campus Describes the Marysville Getchell High School Campus near Seattle, winner of the 2011 Education Design Showcase, and designed by the DLR Group. 11/30/2011
Medina School Celebrates Cycles of Nature, Learning. Profiles the St. Thomas School in Medina, Washington. The LEED Gold private K-6 school features areas where boundaries between learning and play do not exist at the early grades. The school is daylit... 08/19/2009
Michael J. Homer Science and Student Life Center. Profiles the Michael J. Homer Science and Student Life Center of Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, California. The LEED Platinum certified schools features water-efficient plumbing fixtures, solar... 12/31/2009