Archives for: December 2011

12/15/11

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In Utah, all school districts currently have solar projects underway

SALT LAKE CITY — As part of the Solar for Schools program, solar panels installations are underway at 73 schools across all 41 school districts in Utah. As of press time, 47 out of 73 schools had installed solar photovoltaic arrays on their roofs and three other sites were slated for completion by July 2.

12/12/11

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Center for Green Schools releases its inaugural Best of Green Schools 2011 list

December 12, 2011 - The U.S. Green Building Council's Center for Green Schools, working in conjunction with its founding sponsor, United Technologies Corp., released its inaugural Best of Green Schools 2011 list recognizing school administrators and government leaders in 10 categories for their efforts to create sustainable learning environments.

Recipient schools and regions from across the nation – from K-12 to higher education – were recognized for a variety of sustainable, cost-cutting measures, including energy conservation, record numbers of LEED® certified buildings and collaborative platforms and policies to green U.S. school infrastructure. Their commitments to measurable and innovative sustainable building goals serve as models for schools and campuses everywhere.

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This news page has useful information for school communities about efforts to make buildings and schoolyards sustainable, high-performance and "green".

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