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May 2012

Published on May 7, 2012 Written by Vanessa Santos Posted in Center for Green Schools

Community colleges serve as the centers of educational opportunity, collectively providing millions of individuals – regardless of their wealth, cultural background or experience – an accessible place where they can gain the skills and knowledge necessary to become successful professionals.

As the economy continues to change, and as...

Published on May 6, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

Harvard University recently achieved an important green building milestone: our 75th LEED certification, representing over 2.4 million square feet of our campus in LEED New Construction, Commercial Interiors, Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance and Homes systems.

We have estimated that over 11,000 people on campus work, learn...

Published on May 3, 2012 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

Those of you who have seen me speak recently know that I have had some pretty disparaging things to say about polar bears. Not because I have anything against polar bears (though I did visit a school in Alaska once where they had to put up a big fence to keep the bears from eating students), but because I don’t believe that polar bears are...

Published on May 2, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

Paid-from-Savings Guide Now Available for Free Access

The Center for Green Schools is offering all educational institutions access to the Paid-From-Savings Guide at no charge. The Paid-From-Savings Guide to Green Existing Buildings provides...

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