Sustainable Design Guidelines for the Construction of New Facilities and the Renovation of Existing Structures.

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This guide summarizes research conducted at Colorado's Poudre School District (PSD) to develop guidelines for the desired performance outcomes from employing sustainable educational facility design, and it suggests approaches for attaining them. The guide also provides case studies and references to further investigate opportunities on specific projects. Chapters cover the basic tenets of sustainable design, the PSD's philosophy regarding sustainable design, the strategies for how PSD will integrate sustainable design into procurement and project management practices, 11 key features of sustainable schools, and the resources available to help with designing sustainable schools.
Dorsey, Judy; LEsperance, Clare
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