Green


Form Factor: Improving Processes at a California School District

The goal is to improve processes by converting form-heavy work into digital workflows. But as this California school district is discovering, finding the right technology is really only the first step.

Lodi Unified School District Will Raise $5 Million with Solar Installation

The Lodi Unified School District in California has begun construction of a 2 megawatt solar photovoltaic system that will generate $200,000 annually.

Arizona Schools Offset Energy Use with Solar Arrays

Copper Ridge School in Scottsdale, AZ and Cholla Elementary in Casa Grande have completed the installation of solar electric systems with a combined power output of 764 kilowatts.

Fuel Cells Support California District's Green Efforts

Irvine Unified School District in Southern California is ramping up its green efforts by installing fuel cells on two of its high school campuses. The district has already launched a solar power initiative that will place photovoltaic arrays on several sites; the fuel cells will be used to heat facilities and to generate extra power.

The Big Green

Chicago Public Schools has developed and begun implementing a comprehensive strategy for going green, one that encompasses information technology, facilities, and education to reduce the district's environmental impact, cut operating costs, and help build students' awareness of the environment.



New York School District To Save $6 Million Through Infrastucture Upgrades

The New Paltz Central School District in New York is launching a series of energy efficiency upgrades expected to save $258,461 a year.

New Jersey School District To Save $5 Million Through Infrastucture Upgrades

The Somerset Hills School District in New Jersey has kicked off an Energy Saving Improvement Program project that is expected to save more than $5.2 million over fifteen years.

Solar Panels Provide Power, Learning Opportunities in Texas

The Pasadena Independent School District in Texas has completed construction on three solar installations that are expected to save approximately $15,000 a year.

California School District Cuts Energy Costs With Solar

San Dieguito Union High School District in California has completed a 2 megawatt solar project that is expected to save $10 million over the life of the installation.

Saving Green with Green Facilities

A statewide initiative is underway in Idaho to tune up all of the state's K-12 schools and make them more energy-efficient.

Texas Middle School Targets 'Net Zero Energy' with 582 KW Solar Plant

This summer Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, part of Irving Independent School District in Texas, will go online with a new 582 kilowatt solar installation. The move is part of a plan to make the school the largest "net zero middle school in the United States," according to the district.

Private Elementary School Goes Solar

A private, all-girl elementary school in New Jersey is getting its own solar installation with the help of a state program that finances clean energy projects.

California District To Roll Out 2.2 MWp Solar System

California's Greenfield Union School District is rolling out solar arrays on rooftops, in parking structures, and across grounds at 10 of its campuses to create a district-spanning photovoltaic system that will produce 2.2 MWp.

Massachusetts District Helps City Save Millions with Solar Installations

A school district has been the focus of upgrades for a city-wide energy reduction program that's anticipated to save Revere, MA about $700,000 a year for the next 15 years.

Michigan District's Green Savings Support Tech Upgrades

Taylor School District (TSD) of Taylor, MI is implementing a $14 million energy conservation and building modernization program, partially backed by federal ARRA funds, to address deferred maintenance and improve the comfort and safety of students and staff.

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