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Materials from School Design

Resources for Materials Transparency

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In recent years, a new concept of what it means to define a building product as “sustainable” has taken hold. Focus has shifted to consider whole-life (i.e., “cradle to grave”) environmental impact, prioritizing the disclosure of ingredients that may be hazardous to human health. 

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The School as a Teaching Tool

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Sustainable design features and technology support energy goals, reduce environmental impact, and can be used in curriculum to educate young adults to be good stewards of our earth’s resources. Incorporating the concepts of sustainability into the educational curriculum provides students the...

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Sustainability in Schools

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With the diverse demands and complexity on K-12 projects, experience is a key component of successful project management. Experience is also a critical element to success in optimizing school designs for sustainability.

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