Wind Power: An Emerging Choice for Schools

By Lisa Hiserodt
(01/28/2010)
The recent Copenhagen Climate Summit simultaneously highlighted worldwide concerns regarding climate change and international hope for collaborative efforts to re-align the path of human development with the natural systems that sustain it.

$25 Million Visual Arts Center Goes for LEED Certification


(01/27/2010)
Plans are in motion for a new LEED-certified, $25 million visual arts center at the University of Wyoming Laramie Campus, with construction slated to begin in July 2010.

Higher Ed. Association Introduces Green Standard


(01/27/2010)
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education introduced a new sustainability tracking program designed to provide a framework for colleges and universities to gauge their progress with green initiatives.

New Orleans Opens Schools Part of $1.6 Billion Plan


(09/21/2009)
A $1.6 billion master plan to rebuild schools here is coming to fruition with the fall opening of Langston Hughes Elementary School.

LACCD Sells Bonds to Fund Sustainable Projects


(08/04/2009)
The Los Angeles Community College District recently sold $425 million in bonds that will go toward funding its $6 billion building program to modernize and renovate facilities at its nine campuses.

Budget-Friendly Green Schools

By Rachel Gutter
(08/04/2009)
I’m going to come right out and say it: Building a green school doesn’t have to cost a penny more.

Expanded Colo. Spinal Center Opens


(07/20/2009)
A renovated and expanded spine and joint center opened at Sky Ridge Medical Center in June, improving a variety of services at the facility.

Changes Made to LEED Program


(06/04/2009)
A revamped LEED accreditation system was introduced by the U.S. Green Building Council as part of a comprehensive overhaul of the organization’s green building rating and certification system.

Vernon Ehlers, Energy Caucus


(03/23/2009)
State representative Vernon J. Ehlers (R-MI) is set to replace Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN) as co-chair of the House Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus.

Mesa State College Aims for LEED Gold Certification


(03/11/2009)
Mesa State College expects to receive LEED Gold certification for its new learning center, which recently won an award from the state’s energy provider and utilizes a ground source heating and cooling system.