VA Becomes Twelfth State to Adopt CHPS Criteria

SAN FRANCISCO The Collaborative for High Performance Schools released a new high performance school building benchmark system for use in Virginia, making it the twelfth state in the country to adopt the system.
The program applies to the design and construction of new schools, major modernization and addition projects.
"As the largest school district in Virginia, and the eleventh largest school district in the U.S., Fairfax County Public Schools can have a hu

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Report to Serve as Green School Blueprint

NEW ORLEANS — Three major green organizations recently unveiled a report that outlines a five-point national action plan local governments can use as a framework to develop and implement green schools initiatives.

The report, "Local Leaders in Sustainability: A Special Report from Sundance," was created by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives – Local Governments for Sustainability, the U.S.

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