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Michigan Schools Strive for ENERGY STAR Certification

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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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 […]