Sustainable schools are
better for the environment, cost less to operate, and are healthier for
students and teachers. Given that a record $21.6 billion was spent on school
construction in 2005, they also represent a tremendous opportunity for design
and building professionals.
At the U.S. EPA’s recent People, Prosperity, Planet (P3) awards, the GBI
honored a team of students and professors from Stanford University for their
“green dorm” project.