ERIC Number: ED461983
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
How School Administrators and Board Members Are Improving Learning and Saving Money. Energy-Smart Building Choices.
Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
This guide shows ways that school administrators and board members can contribute to energy choice decisions for educational facilities, and it discusses how reducing operating costs also can create better learning environments. The guide reveals how design guidelines help create high-performance school buildings. It explains the use of energy equity to finance school energy improvements and also discusses how smart energy decisions benefit schools, communities, and the environment. The guide further shows how much schools can save by making the right energy choices, and it establishes the link between daylighting and improved test scores. (GR)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Cost Containment, Decision Making, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy Conservation, Guidelines, Public Schools, School Administration
For full text: http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy01osti/30558.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
Note: Color photographs may not reproduce clearly. For other brochures in the series, see EF 006 057 and 059. Produced by the Office of Building Technology, State and Community Programs.