Dreaming the Future: How Zero Net Energy Design Can Transform the School Environment
Education is rapidly emerging as a leading sector among zero net energy (ZNE), high performance buildings. ZNE schools are highly efficient buildings that can meet all their energy needs with on-site renewable resources. Studies show that classrooms with sustainable attributes contribute to improved knowledge gain by providing a more comfortable, healthier environment for students and teachers. ZNE schools are becoming a living laboratory for students to better understand the nexus of technology, innovation, and the environment, bringing home the impact that our built environment can have on natural spaces. This one-hour webinar will focus on the benefits of ZNE, high performance schools so that practitioners understand the value and benefits they offer to students, teachers and communities.
For more about the 2018 ZNE Schools Retrofits Training series, visit: https://newbuildings.org/proposition-39-trainings
For sources mentioned in this webinar, please review the bibliography of the article in the Green Schools National Network Catalyst Quarterly article: Dreaming the Future: How Zero Energy Design Can Transform the School Environment.