Algae Powered Building Retrofit Wins Metropolis Mag’s Next Generation Design Competition

May 13, 2011 by  
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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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