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Tuttle Avenue School in Eastport, N.Y. has reached LEED gold certification. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Eastport Elementary School Wins Gold Certification For Going Green

Eastport’s newest elementary school, the Tuttle Avenue School, is equipped with electronic sensors that control the brightness of lights in balance with natural light. The school also has an extremely energy efficient heating system.

01/14/2014

Architect's rendering of Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet Campus in Bridgeport, Conn. (credit: fairchildwheeler.org)

Greenest School In Conn. Set To Open Its Doors In Bridgeport

When the Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet Campus opens later this month, 750 ninth and 10th graders chosen by lottery will grace the halls as the first two classes of the state-of-the-art school.

08/19/2013

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Building Certification: What Does LEED Really Mean?

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification can offer big costs, and big savings.

04/10/2013