Green Ribbon Schools Honorees Announced


(05/23/2014)
The White House Council on Environmental Quality and Department of Education recently recognized schools and school districts throughout the nation for their commitment to sustainability.

Massachusetts School to Go Green While Replacing Main Building


(12/05/2012)
Administrators at Franklin High School, in Franklin, Mass., are excited about their new school building, which is currently under construction on the same campus as the existing structure. The new building will be significantly greener and more efficient than the current one.

Sustainability Grant Helps Baltimore City Schools Reduce Electricity Costs


(06/21/2012)
Three of the city’s public schools cut a combined $1,500 from their electricity costs over the course of last February and March.

Princeton Review and Center for Green Schools Release Annual Green College Guide


(04/18/2012)
The Princeton Review and the U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools released the third annual addition of the nation's most environmentally responsible “green colleges.”

CEED Becomes First Public School to Use Passivhaus Technology in the U.S.

By Torrey Sims
(04/18/2012)
The Center of Energy Efficient Design (CEED) in Rocky Mount, Va., is the first public school to use the energy-efficient Passivhaus technology, which has enabled it to use 68 percent less energy than conventional schools.

New Off-Campus Housing Helps Cardinal and Gold USC Students Live Green


(06/29/2011)
A new development at the University of Southern California offers students the chance to live a green lifestyle with "exceptional amenities" at West 27th Place, a new 161-unit student housing apartment building.

Environmental Curriculum Launches in California Districts


(02/08/2011)
California has become first state to launch the Education and Environment Initiative, a program that provides 85 units of environment-based curriculum.

Penn State Steam Contract Awarded


(02/08/2011)
The board of trustees at Penn State recently approved Burns and McDonnell as the consulting engineering firm for the design of steam production modifications at University Park.