23 Feb '12, 10pm

Green Schoolhouse Series Kicks Off First Build

Bringing together the community, school districts, corporations and volunteers, The Green Schoolhouse Series (GSHS), in collaboration with CAUSE AND EFFECT Evolutions and Washington Elementary School District will begin the renovation and building at Roadrunner Elementary School in Phoenix with a volunteer paint day on April 28th. The Green Schoolhouse at Roadrunner will be the world’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum-designed schoolhouse built by volunteers. The 6,000 square foot project in Phoenix will be the launching pad of state-of-the-art green schoolhouses across the country on Title 1, low income, public school campuses. The schoolhouse at Roadrunner, named Safari, will be a teaching tool, educating the students and community members on the importance of sustainable living and building practices. Safari’s sustainable features incl...

Full article: http://www.edcmag.com/articles/88736-green-schoolhouse-se...

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