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2014-04-17 08:22:49

- Downloadable Book Profiles 332 Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation gears up to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), today released the fifth annual edition of its free guidebook saluting the most environmentally responsible "green colleges." "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition" profiles 330...

2013-11-21 16:22:18

90 percent of Americans agree that more money needs to go toward fixing our nation's school facilities PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new independent nationwide survey reveals 3 out of 4 Americans are supportive of green schools. The survey, sponsored by United Technologies Corp. (UTC) and the U.S. Green Building Council's Center for Green Schools, explores American's attitudes toward the country's public school buildings and investments to modernize school...

2013-09-30 16:22:06

More than 2,000 projects took place in every U.S. state and throughout the world on Sept. 28 WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, Sept. 28, the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) brought together thousands of volunteers to participate in nearly 2,100 service projects in all 50 states and more than 30 countries for the second annual Green Apple Day of Service. The Green Apple Day of Service, launched by the Center for Green...

2013-09-20 23:04:35

Schools across the country compete to reduce their electricity and water consumption. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, through its USGBC Students program, and Lucid, in partnership with the Alliance to Save Energy and the National Wildlife Federation are pleased to announce Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN) 2014. From February through April 2014, participating students will have the opportunity to compete to...

2013-04-30 08:25:48

Free resource outlines how K-12 schools can implement healthy and resource-efficient building improvements SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Architecture for Humanity and the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today released "The Green Schools Investment Guide for Healthy, Efficient and Inspiring Learning Spaces," a free downloadable resource for K-12 schools and communities that demonstrates how schools can implement healthy...

2013-04-16 08:22:58

-- Downloadable Book Profiles 322 Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges NEW YORK, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation gears up to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com), in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools (www.centerforgreenschools.org) at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), today released the fourth annual edition of its free guidebook saluting the most environmentally responsible "green colleges." "The...

2013-03-12 12:23:31

Two Groups Partner to Address School Facility Modernization Needs Newly Published State of Our Schools Report Outlines America's $271 Billion School Building Needs SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Architecture for Humanity announced their strategic partnership with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The announcement comes in conjunction with today's release of the Center for Green Schools 2013 State of our Schools Report,...

2013-03-12 00:20:42

Report includes foreword from former President Bill Clinton and highlights $271 billion deficit to bring school facilities up to working order WASHINGTON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today released its first "State of our Schools" report, highlighting the critical need to modernize school facilities to meet current health, safety and educational standards. (Photo:...

2013-01-16 12:22:41

Recipients demonstrate innovative approaches to school sustainability, recognized for commitment to healthy, high-performing schools WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council today announced its second annual "Best of Green Schools" list, which recognizes top educational institutions and individuals across the country for embracing environmental initiatives. "Year after year we continue to be blown away by the...

2012-05-01 02:23:29

U.S. Green Building Council and Lucid's Campus Conservation Nationals 2012 inspires college students across the country to compete to reduce their electricity and water consumption WASHINGTON, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), through its USGBC Students Program and in partnership with Lucid, Alliance to Save Energy and the National Wildlife Federation, is pleased to announce the results of the 2012 Campus...