Green


BenQ To Launch Energy-Efficient Projector

BenQ will release the MX850UST, an energy-efficient DLP projector with a contrast ratio of 13,000:1, this August.

East Side Union High School District To Save $42 Million With Solar Power

The East Side Union High School District in California has completed a solar energy project that will generate $43 million in energy savings over 25 years.

Connecticut School To Save $800,000 with Fuel Cell

Hamden High School in Connecticut is installing a 400-kilowatt fuel cell to provide 90 percent of its electricity needs.

Maryland School To Save $1.4 Million with Solar Energy

George Washington Carver Elementary School in Lexington Park, MD will formally activate a 2,100-panel solar energy system May 3.

Education Department To Launch Green Ribbon Schools Program

The United States Department of Education has launched a new program to recognize schools for their sustainability efforts.



Berkshire School Goes Solar for Carbon Neutrality

The Berkshire School in Sheffield, MA has begun construction of a 2 megawatt solar installation.

California School District To Save $12 Million with Solar Power

The Mountain View Los Altos High School District in California has nearly completed construction of a 1.26 megawatt solar photovoltaic system.

Arizona School District Completes 2.66 MW Solar Installation

The Paradise Valley Unified School District in Arizona has completed construction of a 2.66 megawatts solar installation.

Buildings That Conserve and Educate

Wendy Rogers is design principal at the architectural firm LPA in Irvine, CA, as well as a LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional). Throughout her 24-year career she has advocated for sustainable design in schools. Rogers works closely with the US Green Building Council (USGBC), speaking with districts and civic organizations throughout California to help them plan for and design green schools. She spoke with us recently about the relationship between technology and sustainable school environments.

Teaching Green

An abundance of online tools can help educators inform and instruct students about environmental issues.

Putting the IT in Green

While IT departments are increasingly doing a good job at greening their own backyards, they're still fairly siloed when it comes to involvement in larger sustainability initiatives.

Charting a Green Course

Given the autonomy to develop their own curricula, green charter schools have evolved into veritable showcases for 21st century, tech-integrated learning, preparing a new generation of students to not only be good stewards of the Earth, but to take the science world by storm.

5 Essentials to Greening the Data Center

Not all energy-saving plans are created equal; some greening measures clearly rise to the top of the list of best practices. We talked to energy experts and district IT directors who have undertaken data-greening efforts, and from these conversations we were able to identify five essential elements to any data center greening initiative.

CUNY, IBM To Help New York Schools Reduce Energy Consumption

IBM and City University of New York have teamed up to develop a new analytics tool that's designed to help New York's public schools save on energy costs. The conservation program will also be used to give a boost to STEM education in the city's K-12 schools.

Smart and Smarter

Smart and Smarter

Advances in automated energy-management systems are producing big cuts in heating, ventilation, and A/C costs.

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