With geothermal and solar power projects on course, Oregon Institute of Technology could soon be heated and powered completely by renewable energy.
Here’s a salute to top U.S. colleges that are helping to solve climate problems and making significant efforts to operate sustainably.
The oldest school in America, Boston Latin was selected from over 450 entries from around the country
At Nueva School, green roofs and rainwater systems aren’t just on the classrooms, they are classrooms.
New modular classroom units by Perkins+Will are expected to address the growing demand for inexpensive, easy-to-build classroom space to provide a green learning environment.
In Bangladesh, where floods routinely shut down schools, a non-profit organization provides uninterrupted education via solar-powered floating classrooms.
A new study by McGraw-Hill Construction finds that the trend towards greening the American school — both in K-12 and higher ed — will continue unabated.
The Temple City United School District will save around $3.8 M via Los Angeles County’s largest school upgrade, and add solar to its curriculum in the process.
At the Clinton Global Initiative meeting, educational publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and the USGBC announced a partnership to improve the nation’s schools.
Following the Sierra Club’s listing of the country’s greenest institutions of higher ed, EarthTechling takes a closer look at what makes the top five top dog.