ERIC Number: ED454689
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Sustainable Design Guidelines for the Construction of New Facilities and the Renovation of Existing Structures.
Dorsey, Judy; L'Esperance, Clare
This guide summarizes research conducted at Colorado's Poudre School District (PSD) to develop guidelines for the desired performance outcomes from employing sustainable educational facility design, and it suggests approaches for attaining them. The guide also provides case studies and references to further investigate opportunities on specific projects. Chapters cover the basic tenets of sustainable design, the PSD's philosophy regarding sustainable design, the strategies for how PSD will integrate sustainable design into procurement and project management practices, 11 key features of sustainable schools, and the resources available to help with designing sustainable schools. An appendix contains samples of the research forms. (GR)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Facilities Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Public Schools, School Effectiveness, Sustainable Development
For full text: http://www.psd.k12.co.us/district/construction/Resources/resources.html
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Poudre School District R-1, Ft. Collins, CO.