Southwestern Law School’s First Residence Earns LEED Platinum


(01/23/2014)
The Residences at 7th, a new 133-unit residence hall on the Southwestern Law School campus in Los Angeles, was recently awarded LEED Platinum certification.

Americans Support Green Schools, Survey Finds


(10/06/2011)
A new independent nationwide survey revealed that nearly three out of four Americans support federal investment in school building improvements.

Report to Serve as Green School Blueprint


(05/18/2011)
Three major green organizations recently unveiled a report for implement green schools initiatives.

Feds Launch Green Ribbon School Program


(04/29/2011)
A tree-planting ceremony at the Department of Education headquarters marked the launch of a new program to recognize eco-friendly school facilities.

USGBC, Princeton Review Launch Second Green Colleges Guide

By: Sameea Kamal
(04/29/2011)
For the second year, students headed to college can select where to go to school based on the question: how green is it?

New Orleans School District Wins USGBC Leadership Award


(11/24/2010)
The U.S. Green Building Council awarded its 2010 Leadership Award to the Recovery School District of New Orleans at its Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Chicago.

Learning Opportunity

By Rachel Gutter
(05/24/2010)
The greatest opportunity presented by a green school is the opportunity to utilize the facility as a teaching tool.

Bundle Green Retrofits

By Rachel Gutter
(02/24/2010)
School districts that couple low- and no-cost improvements with energy-saving system upgrades are finding that they can afford to green their existing facilities.

Green Scene: Districtwide Sustainability

By Rachel Gutter
(01/28/2010)
Many of us who work in the green building movement have a tendency to present sustainability as though it is a new idea. In fact, it is quite the opposite.

Green School Retrofits

By Rachel Gutter
(11/12/2009)
Just because you aren’t building green schools doesn’t mean you can’t make an existing school facility green.