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High Performance Sustainable School Buildings

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Guidelines For Buildings And Student Success

  • Workshop
When Mar 14, 2012 08:00 AM to
Mar 15, 2012 04:00 PM
Where Louisville, KY
Contact Name
Contact Phone 859-547-8008
Attendees School Administrators & Board members
School Facilities Personnel
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March 14 & 15, 2012

Galt House Hotel

140 North Fourth Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202


If you want to make a difference in the quality and affordability of K-12 education today, designing and constructing high-performance school buildings is the place to start. Join Kentucky school districts that are leading the nation in high performance building standards—from the first net-zero schools in the country to the state's exponential growth in Energy Star K-12 facilities. This workshop will prepare school board members and administrators to know what to ask for to make their next building renovation or new construction sustainable and financially successful.

Featured Site Visits

Each day, participants will travel by bus to high performance sustainable schools in the area that are operating at below-average costs for Kentucky schools. Project teams will share strategies for creating a whole building design and their procurement processes.

Workshop Presenters

Sessions will be led by recognized professionals in school design, including school officials, architects and engineers who have successfully designed and built high performance school buildings. They will present case studies of these schools as well as the “whole-building” design and procurement strategies used to create them.


Online registration and additional information. Early Bird registration ends March 1, 2012.

Presented by: Kentucky Department for Energy Development & Independence and the Kentucky National Energy Education Development Project, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy in cooperation with AIA Kentucky.

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