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Online Submission, Doctoral Forum--National Journal for Publishing and Mentoring Doctoral Student Research v7 n1 2010

Schools certified under the LEED [Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design] certification support educational programs are the beacons to sustain our Earth. Green schools are a mechanism for learning and their existence is pure example for the future of school facility planning. The purpose of this article is to discuss the various approaches used in green school designs and touches on research that shows the benefits of these techniques that lead to Greener Schools, Greater Learning and the LEED Value.

Descriptors: Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Facilities Design, School Buildings, Conservation (Environment), Physical Environment, Educational Environment, Light, Pollution, Health, Certification

Author: Johnson, Priscilla D.; Kritsonis, William Allan


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