Green Schools --HIGHER EDUCATION

Title Abstract Publication Date
Green Buildings. Campus Structures That are Championing Sustainability and Winning Awards. Since 1992, the University of British Columbia has sought to incorporate green design in its new building projects. Describes the C. K. Choi Building for the Institute of Asian Research, the Liu... 12/31/2005
Green Colleges The Princeton Review's new green rating evaluates colleges and universities on their environmentally-related policies, practices and academic offerings. The result is a numerical score on a...
Green Connection. Reviews the new Information and Technology Building at the University of Calgary, noting that the building is one of the most significant examples green institutional design in Canada. The article... 12/31/2001
Green Design and Sustainability in Sport and Recreation Facilities. Defines green facilities, and discusses their contribution towards resource conservation, energy and water efficiency, and indoor environment. Automated building systems, potential costs and savings... 03/31/2008
Green Design: New Construction vs. Renovation. Briefly reviews the six categories of LEED certification for new construction and addresses the additional options available with renovation projects. 03/31/2008
Green Designs Support Learning Environments. Presents the ten Citation of Excellence award winners in this competition, with particular attention to four educational facilities that exhibit particularly innovative and well-executed sustainable... 12/31/2007
Green Existing Schools Implementation Workbook. Assists with the evaluation and improvement of current school operations and maintenance practices and policies. The workbook is organized by LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M prerequisites and... 12/31/2008
Green Existing Schools Toolkit. Helps schools and school districts green their existing facilities and achieve LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance certification. Included in the toolkit are the Green Existing... 12/31/2009
Green Existing Schools: Project Management Guide. Helps schools and school districts green their existing facilities and achieve LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. The guide outlines the process for navigating LEED... 12/31/2008
Green Field Notes. Briefly profiles outstanding sustainability features at 41 K-12 and higher education institutions in the United States. 10/31/2008
Green from North to South. Profiles the longstanding sustainability initiatives at the Dallas County Community College District's Richland College. A commitment to energy monitoring and resource conservation since 1972 is... 03/31/2011
Green Goals. Describes several higher education sustainable campus practices that save money and attract more students. Tactics for developing a plan and overcoming obstacles are included. 03/31/2004
Green Investment, Green Return: How Practical Conservation Projects Save Millions on America's Campuses. Highlights 23 cost-saving conservation initiatives at 15 public and private postsecondary institutions across the United States. Savings per project ranged from little more than $1,000 to $9 million... 12/31/1997
Green Is as Good as Gold. Discusses strategies for greening a higher education institution, emphasizing upgrading controls on existing buildings that adjust utilities according to occupancy, designing for sustainability,... 09/30/2010
Green Lantern. Describes the new campus of Red River College, which restored and reused five heritage buildings and a 1905 warehouse. Sustainable design produced a building that is 47 percent more efficient than... 12/31/2003
Green on a Budget. Discusses sustainable building features that actually cost less or only slightly more than nonsustainble ones. These include proper orientation on the site and reduction of impermeable surfaces,... 09/30/2008
Green Planning. Advises on organizing and running a campus sustainability program. Interdepartmental teams of students, faculty, and staff are recommended. A baseline sustainability assessment of current practices... 09/30/2009
Green Restrooms of the Future. Profiles the Chicago Department of the Environment building, a renovated industrial facility that boasts abundant sustainability features. Of particular interest are the restrooms, finished almost... 10/31/2010
Green Restrooms: Sustainability Meets Savings. Advises on savings that can be realized from upgraded plumbing fixtures, air dryers, and dispensers in restrooms. Opportunities for maximizing custodial productivity through better scheduling are... 03/31/2009
Green Roofs and Schools. Lists opportunities for instruction that a green roof provides, especially in dense urban neighborhoods. In addition to environmental benefits, a green roof supports plant species, insects, birds,... 08/22/2010
Green Roofs on Campus. Describes a green roof being installed at the University of North Carolina. Explains the differences between intensive and extensive green roofs, as well as the costs, construction techniques, and... 12/31/2003
Green Schools and Sustainability in Appalachia. Case Studies in Rural Practice. Highlights best practices in colleges that are both environmentally sustainable themselves, and that foster education-community partnerships to support local economic growth. It emphasizes those... 02/28/2011
Green Schools for Everyone within This Generation. Reviews the effects of several campus sustainability initiatives, citing examples from six universities where sustainable activities have spread beyond the building of green buildings to behavior... 02/28/2011
Green Schools Funding Waiting for Takers: A Conversation with Rob Cook. Discusses California's designated green or high performance school construction funding that remains untapped. 12/31/2007
Green Special Section. Profiles 20 primary, middle, secondary, and higher education school facilities selected by the 2009 Learning by Design competition as demonstrating outstanding attention to sustainability. For each... 12/31/2008

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