Zero Energy Schools Can Lead the Charge on Climate Leadership

In this Construction Executive piece, NBI Project Manager Reilly Loveland explains the rapid growth of zero energy schools.

Zero energy schools have experienced exponential growth across United States and Canada with an 850% increase in projects since 2010, according to tracking by New Buildings Institute (NBI) and summarized in the recently released 2019 Zero Energy Schools Watchlist for K-12 Schools, Colleges, and Educational Projects. In fact, schools represent the largest segment of commercial zero energy buildings. These efficient structures use only as much energy as can be generated locally with renewable resources and reduce carbon emissions that are fueling climate change.

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