As a society, we’re recognizing the need to become more sustainable and leave behind a better world for future generations. Educators in particular see the promise of tomorrow reflected in their students’ faces every day.Read more
DAYTON, Tenn. — Students at Rhea County High School will have a new state-of-the-art building for the 2013-14 school year after construction work concludes on a new 230,000-square-foot structure.Read more
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Schools are constantly weighing the options of “going green,” but many are confronted with the harsh funding barriers that prevent some districts from spending money on green construction projects (or any projects for that matter).Read more
YERINGTON, Nev. — Nevada’s fourth largest school district, Lyon County School District in Yerington, Nev., has entered into an Energy Savings Performance Contract that is expected to save the district $345,000 annually for 15 years.
The district signed the $3.6 million ESPC with Framingham, Mass.-based Ameresco, Inc., an energy efficiency company that has worked on renewable energy solutions for facilities throughout the country. The contract will focus on infrastructure upgrades to 19 schools and four administrative buildings that serve over 8,400 students.Read more