How To Get Schooled In Used Clothing

August 25, 2015 by  
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Fundraising burnout. More and more, it’s becoming a reality at schools across the country. A survey done by the National Association of Elementary School Principals found that; 76% of schools hold up to five fundraisers a year. The same survey…

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America’s First Zero Energy School to Open This Month

September 2, 2010 by  
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Richardsville Elementary, a new LEED Platinum School in Kentucky, is getting extra credit by being the first zero energy school in the nation! Opening this month to much anticipation, the facility is a cornucopia of green building strategies and efficient technologies. The bread and butter of the school’s success are tremendous efficiency gains coupled with a 300 kW thin-film solar array . Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects have done and astonishing job of reducing the building’s energy consumption to one fourth of a typical school without breaking the bank

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Nation’s First Net Zero School Coming to Kentucky

March 8, 2010 by  
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Warren County Kentucky is building the first net-zero energy school in the country.  Richardsville Elementary School will operate free of the grid by generating its own renewable energy, incorporating smart architectural features and a major emphasis on efficiency. The list of features for this school is mind-boggling.  The school will have thin-film PV roof arrays, solar water heating, geothermal HVAC, insulated concrete form walls, a rainwater collection system and energy-efficient lighting.  The building is designed to take full advantage of natural light and wind for cooling. The plot of land includes a reclaimed brownfield, preserved woodland, a protected stream and bioswales.

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