Archives for: May 2009


Permalink 08:40:00 am, by mleslie Email , 22 words, 272 views   English (US)
Categories: News Updates

CNN Reports on Green Schools

On May 14th, CNN reported on an new green school building in Alexandria, Virginia. Click on the headline to view the video.


Permalink 07:48:03 am, by mleslie Email , 63 words, 223 views   English (US)
Categories: News Updates

US House approves $6.4 billion for green schools

Washington, DC May 14, 2009 (AP) — The House on Thursday passed a multiyear school construction bill with the ambitious goals of producing hundreds of thousands of jobs, reducing energy consumption and creating healthier, cleaner environments for the nation's schoolchildren. (Click on the headline to read the article).

For the full text of H.R.3021 the "21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act" click here.


Permalink 08:33:59 pm, by mleslie Email , 48 words, 226 views   English (US)
Categories: Individual school case studies

New York School a Net Zero Energy Building

Designed by Syracuse-based Ashley McGraw Architects’ Advanced Building Studio, the Liberty Central School District’s new Media Center in Liberty, New York could become the state’s first net zero energy school district building after it breaks ground this summer.

Click on the headline to visit "" ....

Build Green

These pages are a resource for students, parents, staff and neighbours who wish to make the buildings and yards in their school community sustainable, high-performance and "green". The site was originally created for members of the Runnymede Public School community in the west-end of Toronto, but has expanded. This blog is owned and maintained by Marshall Leslie (see You can also follow us on Twitter @greenschools_ca

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