NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Green Building Council awarded its 2010 Leadership Award to the Recovery School District of New Orleans at its Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Chicago. Read more
NEW ORLEANS — The recently renovated Joseph A. Craig Elementary School opened for classes in January for the first time since 2007.
The school was designed for LEED Silver certification, but administrators decided not to pursue the designation. Green features of the renovated school include high-efficiency mechanical and energy management systems, insulated windows and doors, pervious concrete, low-VOC paints, and other items.Read more