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Related Links on High-Performance Schools

Below are related links to resources for incorporating energy efficiency and renewable energy into building or renovating high-performance schools.

Advanced Energy Design Guides (AEDG)
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Advanced Energy Design Guides (AEDG) provide information on designing and constructing buildings to achieve high energy savings.

Build Green Schools
Information and resources for building green schools from the U.S. Green Building Council.

ENERGY STAR® for K-12 School Districts
Information and links for school administrators about financing energy projects, evaluating a schools energy performance, energy efficiency training from the ENERGY STAR program.

Green School Case Studies
Information for school administrators and their architects provided by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and Waste Management and Resource Center on green schools, including benefits, case studies, and design guidelines.

Green Schools Program
Information from the Alliance to Save Energy for school administrators about changing operations, maintenance and individual behavior to reduce energy use.

Rebuilding New Orleans Schools
Information on the Recovery School District and Orleans Parish School Board's School Facilities Master Plan, which provides a blueprint for an unprecedented school construction program, and updates on current school rebuilding projects in New Orleans.

Sustainability and Schools
Information about sustainable schools from the Center for Ecoliteracy.

Find U.S. Department of Energy and National Renewable Energy Laboratory publications on schools.