Center for Green Schools Honors Sustainability Leaders

WASHINGTON — The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Center for Green Schools, based in Washington, honored a number of projects, institutions and individuals in December with Best of Green Schools awards. The award program honors sustainability leaders and innovators working to create healthy, high-performing learning places across the educational spectrum.

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Guide to Green Colleges Released by The Princeton Review

NEW YORK — The Princeton Review, an organization providing tutoring and admissions resources for college or college-bound students, released their fourth annual guidebook April 16, highlighting green colleges and their efforts to create a sustainable future.

In collaboration with the Center for Green Schools and the U.S Green Building Council, the free and comprehensive “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition” profiles colleges in the United States and Canada that have demonstrated a commitment to sustainability.

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Budget-Friendly Green Schools

I’m going to come right out and say it: Building a green school doesn’t have to cost a penny more. You’ve heard that green schools save money over time, reducing energy, water and even healthcare expenses. What you may not know is that, these days, a green school can be built for a price comparable to a conventionally designed facility.

I don’t have to prove it. Your peers have done it for me.

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