Codes & Standards, Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business, Programs & Policy

Michigan Schools Strive for ENERGY STAR Certification

6 Sep , 2018  

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Michigan public educational facilities encouraged to pursue ENERGY STAR certification to help cut energy bills uppermichiganssource.com, September 6, 2018 Michigan has more ENERGY STAR certified K-12 schools than any other state in the Midwest, and it plans to continue its leadership in the coming years by helping Michigan public educational facilities pursue this designation and […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

ZNE Market Barriers for K—14 Decision Makers in California

7 Nov , 2017  


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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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Powerful Education: Schools Make the Leap to Energy Efficiency

10 Aug , 2015  

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 […]

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Building Technology, Plug Loads

Schoolchildren in Scotland Using Bikes to Power Printers

23 Feb , 2015  


Dumfries and Galloway schoolchildren use bikes to run printers BBC News South Scotland, February 7, 2015 The paper-free office remains, for many of us, a bit of an improbable dream. But it might come a little bit closer if you had to jump on a bicycle and get pedalling every time you wanted to use […]

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