Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

High Performance Schools

NE-CHPS Paves the Way Forward for Schools

When you think back to your days spent in school what do you remember?

Was it a favorite teacher? The countless trips to the vending machine between classes? A visceral rush of excitement after your crush unexpectedly sat next to you in biology?  I recently asked a colleague to recount her high school experience and received a surprising answer in return.

“My school was like a prison!”

New O&M Guide, Pushing Schools and Public Buildings to Higher Levels of Efficiency

NEEP’s Buildings Team is pleased to announce the release of the “Regional Operations & Maintenance Guide for High Performance Schools and Public Buildings in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic: Strategies for creating green, healthy & energy efficient existing buildings in your state or local government.” Navigate to the report, on NEEP.org, by opening the cover below.

Road trip to New Hampshire's latest high performance school

NEEP and CHPS staff outside the entrance to Lebanon Middle School
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Nineteen schools in the region awarded Nation's first Green Ribbons

Imagine if your school saved thousands of dollars on utility costs by cutting down on energy, harvested vegetables from its “lasagna garden” for school lunch, or fueled its buses with discarded cooking oils from local restaurants. Schools across the US are doing this and more – and have been honored for the first time by the Department of Education’s Green...

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Opting out of Green Ribbon Schools, but the need to showcase and celebrate persists

For champions of the green schools movement, the U.S.

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School's Back in Session - Working Together to Save Energy, Cut Costs & Keep Students Healthy!

Student Recycling Station at the Manchester Essex...

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