ZNE

ZNE Market Barriers for K—14 Decision Makers in California

This study investigates decision-making patterns and funding practices, as well as the feasibility of implementing Zero Net Energy (ZNE) in kindergarten through twelfth grade schools (K-12) and community colleges (collectively referred to as “K-14”). While California has seen several notable verified ZNE schools constructed recently, no schools have yet been retrofit to meet this standard; […]

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Powerful Education: Schools Make the Leap to Energy Efficiency

Amber Plante for Zondits, August 10, 2015. Image credit: Martin Abegglen This time of year, thoughts are most often turned to pencils, notebooks, and fresh fall clothes – not necessarily energy efficiency. Yet educational facilities around the country are making and boasting about their environmental improvements as this year’s school buses fire up and the kids […]