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The Green Schools Investment Guide for Healthy, Efficient and Inspiring Learning Spaces

GBCI: 0920010375

A guide designed to help school stakeholders advocate for renovations, retrofits and upgrades to their school buildings through identifying building improvement opportunities and finance and implementation strategies.
Eligible for 4 CE HOURS.
  • 4 CE

Published on: January 26, 2017

Average: 4.2 (12 votes)
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Note: This report is available for free through the Center for Green Schools. The associated quiz and continuing education hours are available for purchase on this page.

The Green School Investment Guide for Healthy, Efficient and Inspiring Learning Spaces is designed to help school stakeholders advocate for renovations, retrofits and upgrades that improve student and staff well-being, enhance learning environments, conserve resources and foster sustainable communities. In an action-oriented and accessible format, the guide helps to demystify the often-complicated processes of identifying building improvement opportunities and finance and implementation strategies. Using the tips, tools and charts provided, any school stakeholder – from parents to teachers to school board members and more – can link opportunity with strategy to maximize the benefits of green school improvements and advance their school and community priorities.

Objectives

  1. Identify your role in advocating for and enacting green building improvements and understand how different stakeholder values and goals shape school investment priorities
  2. Identify building improvement opportunities that have greatest potential impact on resource use, student and staff well-being and the environment
  3. Define key mechanisms and approaches that can be used to finance and implement school building improvements
  4. Make use of tips, tools and ideas for how you can move this conversation forward in your school
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U.S. Green Building Council
Washington, DC
United States

Leaders

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    Jenny Wiedower made 10 contributions in the last 6 months

Jenny Wiedower

K12 Manager, The Center for Green Schools U.S. Green Building Council

Dyan Roth

Dyan Roth Design

Garrett Jacobs

Landbank Investments, LLC
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