HVAC, lighting, daylighting, indoor air quality and other factors impacting an educational facility's energy consumption.


ned lamont

Connecticut allocates $150 million in grants for upgrading HVAC in schools

Sept. 15, 2022
The funding will supplement $165 million that schools in the state have committed for air quality improvements since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
U.S. Department of Energy
Renew America's Schools

24 school districts get federal grants for energy improvements

July 10, 2023
The Department of Energy has awarded $178 million in the first round of funding for the Renew America's Schools grant program.
Burlington Vt High

More than 90 school districts in Vermont sue over chemical contamination

July 6, 2023
They want Monsanto to cover the costs of removing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from their school buildings.
Dunwoody College of Technology

Minneapolis college is carrying out $10 million facility upgrade

July 3, 2023
The project at Dunwoody College of Technology will replace and restore windows at the main campus building.
Georgetown University
Georgetown University's residential building at 55 H. St. NW in Washington, D.C.

Inside: Sustainability

July 3, 2023
LEED platinum for Georgetown residence hallGeorgetown University says its residential building at 55 H St. NW in downtown Washington, D.C., has received LEED Platinum certification...


Asu Green

eBook: Green Schools Digest

Jan. 1, 2023
Learn the leading sustainability strategies being employed by education facilities across the U.S.
Modern technology enables education facilities to integrate smart sensors into their lighting systems and connect them to cloud-based software.

Guiding lights

July 3, 2023
Modine Manufacturing Company
Whether to retrofit or replace an HVAC system comes down to the age and quality of the unit.

Upgrading HVAC

July 3, 2023
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When a school or university identifies a mold problem, it is important to promptly locate and abate moisture sources.

Breaking the Mold

June 8, 2023
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About 6,000 cases of Legionnaires' disease are reported each year in the United States.

Inside: HVAC

June 8, 2023
System upgrades in Connecticut, Indiana and Tennessee.
University of Calfornia
Uc Wind

University of California system agrees to acquire wind energy from New Mexico

June 7, 2023
The university system will receive electricity via a 550-mile transmission line from the SunZia Wind project in New Mexico.
Lehigh University
lehigh solar

Lehigh University is adding a 20-acre solar farm in Bethlehem, Pa.

April 14, 2023
The project is designed to supply 100% of the electricity needs of the Goodman campus, which is home to the university’s athletic facilities.
Jonathan Hillyer
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Designing for a Greener Future

April 13, 2023
To continue to reduce their carbon footprints and meet their climate commitments, schools and universities should pay greater attention to the embodied carbon in their facilities...