Verified ZNE School: Putney Field House

Case Study / December 19, 2015 / Getting to Zero

The Putney Field House is located on a 461-acre parcel, with areas dedicated to forestry, education and agriculture. The site includes indigenous plantings and a production garden. The state-of-the art field house and wellness center was built to provide winter recreational opportunities to residents of the boarding school and includes a multi-purpose gym, offices, social gathering area, weight room, ski waxing room and yoga/flex space. When designing a new space, the school’s strategic plan dictated that the construction conform to the highest environmental standards, namely LEED Platinum and Zero Net Energy.