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The Collaborative
Toledo Ev Rendering
Toledo Ev Rendering
Toledo Ev Rendering
Toledo Ev Rendering
Toledo Ev Rendering

Toledo (Ohio) school district is building an electric vehicle center

Sept. 11, 2023
The $5.7 million facility will offer students classes on design and maintenance of electric vehicles.
Georgetown University
Georgetown University's residential building at 55 H. St. NW in Washington, D.C.
Georgetown University's residential building at 55 H. St. NW in Washington, D.C.
Georgetown University's residential building at 55 H. St. NW in Washington, D.C.
Georgetown University's residential building at 55 H. St. NW in Washington, D.C.
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...
Stephen Ashkin
Stephen Ashkin
Stephen Ashkin
Stephen Ashkin
Stephen Ashkin

Managing Expectations

July 3, 2023
Addressing custodial department staffing shortages and other challenges that may affect green cleaning practices.
Stephen Ashkin
Stephen Ashkin
Stephen Ashkin
Stephen Ashkin
Stephen Ashkin

Authentic green products from “bad” companies

June 8, 2023
Schools and universities understand the importance of cleaning and rely heavily on their vendors to accomplish the tasks necessary to protect student and staff health, as well...
University of Calfornia
Uc Wind
Uc Wind
Uc Wind
Uc Wind
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.

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Download the AS&U 100

Dec. 21, 2023
Download this guide to the 100 largest public school districts and 25 largest postsecondary institutions.
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Windows that admit daylight can enhance a learning environment, but the design should seek to avoid glare from direct sunlight.
Windows that admit daylight can enhance a learning environment, but the design should seek to avoid glare from direct sunlight.
Windows that admit daylight can enhance a learning environment, but the design should seek to avoid glare from direct sunlight.
Windows that admit daylight can enhance a learning environment, but the design should seek to avoid glare from direct sunlight.
Windows that admit daylight can enhance a learning environment, but the design should seek to avoid glare from direct sunlight.

Windows and Daylight

April 13, 2023
Daylighting strategies have become a typical factor when determining window placement in school facilities.
University of Michigan
Classroom Building And Ruthven Renovation
Classroom Building And Ruthven Renovation
Classroom Building And Ruthven Renovation
Classroom Building And Ruthven Renovation
Classroom Building And Ruthven Renovation

2 University of Michigan building projects receive LEED Gold certification

March 29, 2023
The new Central Campus Classroom Building and the renovated Alexander G. Ruthven Building were recognized for their sustainable design and construction.
Clark County School District
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ccsd arbor view hs
ccsd arbor view hs
ccsd arbor view hs
ccsd arbor view hs

Clark County (Nev.) district will spend about $300 million converting athletic fields from grass to artificial turf

Feb. 14, 2023
The district estimates that converting the fields will cut water usage by about 500 million gallons a year.
Turner Construction Co.
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chico state bbs

Planned building at Chico State University aims for net-zero energy

Feb. 7, 2023
The $98 million College of Behavioral and Social Sciences building is set to open in 2024.