Best Practices In Sustainability: Global Green USA Releases Green Schools Report

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11/09/2005

Best Practices In Sustainability: Global Green USA Releases Green Schools Report

 

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Global Green USA released its Green Schools Report in August 2005, touting the numerous financial, health, academic, and environmental advantages of high-performance, environmentally sustainable buildings for educational facilities.

Global Green’s report, available at (www.globalgreen.org), outlines numerous advantages of building green schools, including:

  • Improved learning. Students progressed 20- to 26- percent faster in classrooms with the most daylight.
  • Increased attendance. Better indoor air quality leads to fewer absences from illness.
  • Lower operating costs. Districts can save 20 to 40 percent on utility costs for new schools.
  • Reduced energy dependence. With on-site solar power, schools can further reduce electricity costs and reduce dependence on the energy grid.

 

 

 

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Search our Trade Pro Directory to find professionals that can help identify energy-efficient natural gas options that save energy and qualify for rebates to save you money.

 


Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.

When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality. 


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.


 
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