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March 2, 2011 | Posted by Rebecca L. Cossin | Permalink

The U.S. Green Building Council (“USGBC”) provides a rating system for new construction and major renovations of K-12 academic buildings, known as LEED for Schools. G.D. Rogers Garden Elementary School in Bradenton, Florida recently achieved LEED Silver certification under the LEED for Schools rating system.

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November 16, 2010 | Posted by Cossin, Rebecca L. | Permalink

Many universities are choosing to green their buildings and campuses.  The Princeton Review partnered with the U.S. Green Building Council to produce the 2010-2011 "Guide to 286 Green Colleges," which focuses on the sustainable efforts of a number of colleges, many of which have adopted green building and development practices.  While it is not included in the Princeton’s Review’s 2010-2011 list of “Green Colleges,” The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art made headlines for its new building at 41 Cooper Square in Manhattan.

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