Green Schools

Title Abstract Publication Date
Educating the Engineer. Presented as a conversation between a teacher and engineer about school design, addresses educators' preferences and engineers' perspectives on issues such as windows, sustainable design,... 04/30/2003
Education Green Building SmartMarket Report. Details construction market research into green building in the education construction sector. The research that the education sector is the fastest-growing market for green building. The study also... 12/31/2006
Educational Buildings and the Environment. Educational buildings relate to their environment in many ways that affect the surrounding community such as overall appearance, energy consumption, and waste production. This report examines these... 12/31/1992
Elements of Green. Discusses incorporating green design into school construction, asserting that schools can improve their impact on the environment and reduce their operating costs while educating people about the... 07/31/2002
Emc2Group Designs First LEED High School. Descibes Desert Edge High School in Goodyear, Arizona, which is obtaining LEED certification through the use of low-emitting building products and occupancy sensors to control lighting and HVAC. 03/31/2005
Employee-Focused Facilities. Discusses lower employee absences due to allergies, asthma, depression, and stress in “green” working environments. Basic principles of employee-friendly design, office layout, lighting, and... 11/30/2010
Empowering Learning Through Natural, Human, and Building Ecologies. This article asserts that it is critical to understand the connections between human ecology and building ecology to create humane environments that show inspiration and creativity and that also... 12/31/2002
Energetic Dialogue. Describes Oakland's Cesar Chavez Education Center, focusing on its extensive sustainable design features. The challenging site necessitated special acoustical treatments to mitigate noise from... 04/30/2004
Energy Advantages for Green Schools The scale of district energy systems provides opportunities to generate and deliver energy to school buildings in a more sustainable manner. Renewable energy, combined heat and power (CHP), and... 03/31/2012
Energy Conscious Design: Educational Facilities. An energy task group of the American Institute of Architect's discusses design features and options that educational facility designers can use to create an energy efficient school building.... 12/31/1982
Energy Consumption in Conventional, Energy-retrofitted and Green LEED Toronto Schools. Green buildings have been marketed as the economical, energy-efficient alternative to conventional buildings. This is despite little existing empirical evidence to prove their energy efficiency,... 03/31/2011
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Cold and Humid Climates. The U.S. Department of Energy's EnergySmart Schools provides school boards, administrators, and design staff with guidance to help them make informed decisions about energy and environmental... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Cool and Dry Climates. The U.S. Department of Energy's EnergySmart Schools provides school boards, administrators, and design staff with guidance to help them make informed decisions about energy and environmental... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Cool and Humid Climates. The U.S. Department of Energy's EnergySmart Schools provides school boards, administrators, and design staff with guidance to help them make informed decisions about energy and environmental... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Hot and Dry Climates. This guide contains recommendations for designing high performance, energy efficient schools located in hot and dry climates. A high performance checklist for designers is included along with several... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Hot and Humid Climates. The U.S. Department of Energy's EnergySmart Schools provides school boards, administrators, and design staff with guidance to help them make informed decisions about energy and environmental... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Temperate and Humid Climates. The U.S. Department of Energy's EnergySmart Schools provides school boards, administrators, and design staff with guidance to help them make informed decisions about energy and environmental... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Temperate and Mixed Climates. The U.S. Department of Energy's EnergySmart Schools provides school boards, administrators, and design staff with guidance to help them make informed decisions about energy and environmental... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Resources. Building Types: Schools Includes design briefs and case studies. Energy Design Resources is a resource center for information on energy efficiency design practices
Energy Efficiency Pays. Outlines justifications for building an energy-efficient, high-performance school, including the rising cost of energy, healthier school environment, setting an example for the community, and... 03/31/2008
Energy Efficiency Programs in K-12 Schools. A Guide to Developing and Implementing Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs. Discusses benefits of energy efficiency in K-12 schools; planning and design approaches; key participants; strategies for effective program implementation; investment and financing opportunities;... 12/31/2010
Energy Services for Schools [Oregon]. Oregon Department of Energy's program offers technical assistance, best practices research, design guidelines, and financing to encourage, support, and ensure that new schools constructed in...
Energy Smart Choices and Financial Considerations for Schools. There is more information packed into this two-page sheet than in many full-length studies. Includes salient facts that can help decision makers formulate an argument for implementing energy-saving... 12/31/2002
Energy Smart Schools: Opportunities to Save Money, Save Energy and Improve Student Performance. An expert panel at a Congressional briefing chaired by Rep. Mark Udall discusses the benefits of energy smart schools and prospects for their further development. This describes the whole building... 11/30/1999
Energy Star for K-12 School Districts Energy Star for Schools is a program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help schools and school districts track and manage energy use, evaluate facility financial performance...

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