Case Studies--Green Schools

Title Abstract Publication Date
California's Valedictorian. This California Department of Education headquarters features LEED Gold certification an 110 sustainability strategies. These include underfloor air distribution, photovoltaics, daylighting,... 09/30/2009
Campbell Montessori School. Profiles this Missouri private elementary school that features exposed natural materials and daylighting. Building statistics, a list of the project participants, cost details, a floor plan, and... 04/30/2010
Carl Wunsche Sr. High School, Spring, Texas. Visits Carl Wunsche Senior High School, a career academy in Spring, Texas. This is a visual unnarrated tour showing green plans for spaces used to teach photography, auto repair, pet grooming, food... 09/30/2008
Case Studies of High Performance Schools (Oregon) The Oregon Office of Energy's web page on high performance schools features several detailed case studies, including Ash Creek Intermediate School, Dalles Middle School and Clackamas High School.
Case Study in Sustainable Design: Shivers Junior/Senior High School. Aberdeen School District in Mississippi. Design information, floor plan, photos, and energy use data are presented for a combined 45,000 square foot junior/senior high school in Mississippi's Aberdeen School District, built in 1956 and... 12/31/1999
Case Study of California's First CHPS Verified School. High Tech High Chula Vista, in Chula Vista, California, a public charter school of 550 students in grades 9 -12, is the state's first CHPS-Verified School. Students, facilities representatives... 05/01/2011
Case Study: Ash Creek Intermediate School. Profiles this 58,000 square-foot Oregon intermediate school, designed for sustainability and energy efficiency and responds to the educational needs of students. The school includes natural lighting... 09/30/2002
Case Study: Fossil Ridge High School, Fort Collins, Colorado A project of the Poudre School District, this gives the project background, strategies, and results. 12/31/2005
Case Study: Manassas Park Elementary + Pre-K. Manassas Park, Virginia VMDO Architects uses sustainable buildings systems and natural cycles to demonstrate eco-conscious living to the next generation. With outdoor learning spaces, views of the forests, and building... 06/30/2010
Case Study: North Santiam School District. Oregon's North Santiam School District stretched $350,000 into $1.2 million to upgrade antiquated school buildings by implementing energy-saving lighting, heating, and control projects, thereby... 01/31/2003
Case Study: the Dalles Middle School. Profiles this new 96,000 square-foot middle school located 83 miles west of Portland, Oregon. It is comfortable and healthy for students and staff and energy and resource efficient. It features... 05/31/2002
CEED Becomes First Public School to Use Passivhaus Technology in the U.S. The Center of Energy Efficient Design in Rocky Mount, Va., is the first public school to use the energy-efficient Passivhaus technology, which has enabled it to use 68 percent less energy than... 04/17/2012
Center for Green Schools The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council provides guidance, programming and resources for all members of the education community. The Center works directly with staff, teachers...
Cesar E. Chavez Education Center, Oakland, California The Cesar Chavez Educational Center is one of the winners of California's 2004 Savings By Design Energy Efficiency Integration Awards Competition for their integration of energy efficiency with... 12/31/2003
Chabot Elementary School. Profiles this Oakland, California, elementary school addition that echoes the beloved Tudor architecture of the existing buildings and achieved CHPS verification. The school's abundant... 04/30/2010
Choosing Green. Profiles seven New York private schools that have built sustainable facilities. Building statistics and a list of project participants are included for each example. 03/31/2007
CHPLE: Center for High Performance Learning Environments In collaboration with Labs21 and the Institute for Connecting Science Research to the Classroom, the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech has created a new Center for High...
Citations of Excellence Awards 2009: Creative Buildings Contribute to the Learning Experience. Briefly profiles 14 school facilities and their respective design firms, cited in the 2009 Learning by Design competition as being thoughtful, compact, and regionally inspired. 12/31/2008
Clackamas High School [Clackamas, OR] The North Clackamas School District established two basic goals for the design of the new high school: to create a facility that would meet the educational needs of students and to do so within a... 05/31/2004
Clackamas High School. Describes this LEED Silver-certified high school, which uses sensors to control natural and mechanical lighting and ventilation. Includes building statistics and architect information. 02/29/2004
Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) Schools This webpage provides a growing list of school districts across California that are building high performance schools that are utilizing the CHPS design guidelines. Also provided are links to CHPS...
Colorado School Achieves Top LEED Honor Describes Boulder, Colorado's Casey Middle School, one of Colorado's most sustainable new schools, and the first middle school in the state and the second in the nation to achieve LEED... 06/26/2012
Connecticut Primary School Features Green Design. Describes a planned pre-K through fifth grade facility in Greenwich, Connecticut. The building anticipates receiving LEED Silver status, and the many features that will make that possible are... 04/30/2005
COTE Announces Top Ten Green Projects. The American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment (AIA-COTE) announced its Top Ten Green Projects for 2011. The awards include the Greensburg Schools, Greensburg, Kansas, which were... 04/13/2011
COTE Top Ten Green Buildings The American Institute of Architects' Committee on the Environment have selected the 2007 top ten examples of sustainable projects that protect and enhance the natural environment. Included are... 04/12/2007