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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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Making Green, Energy Efficient Schools a Priority

24 Feb , 2015  

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Community Reinvestment Act can boost energy-efficiency, funding for low-income schools The Hill, February 23, 2015 One in five Americans spends his or her days in our nation’s 140,000 K-12 schools. Those schools spend close to $8 billion a year on energy costs, the second-largest line item in a school budget after personnel costs. The Environmental Protection […]

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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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Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

Developing a High Performance School Initiative

7 Jan , 2014  

Energy Efficiency

Various high performance school initiatives have been developed, representing a broad range of comprehensiveness, including efforts that address all areas of construction and facility operation, to those that address only energy efficiency or renewable energy.

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