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Driving Toward a Green Energy Future

The Downtown Transit Center is the next step on the path to a Net Zero Energy city.
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A Close Look at Vinyl: a Ubiquitous Material with a Questionable Future

Vinyl products are durable and low cost. But new research suggests the long term environmental and health effects may not be worth the risk.
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Saint Michael’s College

Construction Update: Saint Michael’s College Residence Hall

Students at St. Michael's College will soon have a new modern, green building to call home. Construction on the 3-story building is progressing rapidly.
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Net Zero House

Getting to Net Zero: the Power Generation

Sustainable on-site energy sources such as solar PV and geothermal systems are increasingly being used to power our Net Zero energy homes.
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Net Zero House

Getting to Net Zero: Bundling Up with a Warm Winter Coat

To achieve Net Zero energy, perhaps the most important aspect of home design is the building envelope. Read more to learn what this all means.
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Net Zero House

Getting to Net Zero: Location, Location, Location

In the first of a 3-part series, Lee describes the initial steps on the path toward reaching your Net Zero goals.
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Improving Your School – Part II: Maximizing Ventilation

Providing fresh-air ventilation is key to creating a healthy, productive classroom environment. In this entry of the Digital Crayon, David Epstein explains how to incorporate and maintain a...
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Improving Your School – Part I: Minimizing Indoor Pollutants

In this first post of a 5-part series, David Epstein explains how you can make improvements to classroom indoor air quality to improve student health and productivity.
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Digital Crayon: Article 10 – Greening Your Existing School Facility

posted by David Epstein, AIA, LEED AP   In our last article, we discussed the sustainability in a general way as viewed through the lens of the LEED Green Building...
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Digital Crayon: Article 8 – Sustainablity

posted by David Epstein, AIA, LEED AP Sustainability, Green Schools, Environmental Design – it goes by many names these days. Everybody wants it for their schools, but few schools...
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