Getting Greener

Getting Greener

Schools and universities have made significant progress in making their facilities more environmentally friendly, but plenty of opportunities exist for improving energy efficiency.

The seeds of green school design and construction have been planted on campuses from coast to coast, and their roots have taken hold.

Thousands of K-12 school buildings and higher-education facilities have incorporated sustainable design elements in an effort to reduce energy costs and lessen the impact of facilities on the environment.

But even as the green movement has grown into an expected and integral part of education facility design, sustainability advocates c

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