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Published on May 19, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

This month, Erie High Charter students, educators and the building and design team celebrated the school’s designation as the first LEED Gold certified high school in the state of Kansas.

Thanks to close collaboration between the local design/construction team and the students of the school, the students were instrumental in doing much...

Published on May 19, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools and United Technologies Corporation are pleased to announce that the 2011 Green Schools Fellows have been selected for placement at Boston Public Schools (BPS) and...

Published on May 19, 2011 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

I spent a little more than two days in Dallas this week at the public hearings for the International Green Construction Code. You, too, can tune in and watch them online. You may want to have the...

Published on May 19, 2011 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy

Today USBGC along with more than 70 organizations, companies and advocacy organizations sent a letter to the Senate and House Appropriations Committees urging that Congress restore funding for the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), a national survey that gathers statistical information on U.S. commercial buildings, at the...

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