National Best Practices Manual for Building High Performance Schools (Revised)

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    The Best Practices Manual was written as a part of the promotional effort for EnergySmart Schools, provided by the US Department of Energy, to educate school districts around the country about energy efficiency and renewable energy. Written specifically for architects and engineers, The Best Practices Manual is designed to help those who are responsible for designing or retrofitting schools, aswell as their project managers. This manual will help design staff make informed decisions about energy and environmental issues important to the school systems and communities.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages457
    StatePublished - 2007

    Bibliographical note

    This revision supercedes the July 2002 version of this publication.

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/BK-710-31545

    Other Report Number

    • DOE/GO-102002-1610


    • architects
    • best practices
    • BTS
    • building design
    • buildings
    • commercial buildings
    • EE
    • Eley Associates
    • energy efficiency
    • Energy Smart schools
    • high performance schools
    • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
    • NREL
    • Rebuild America
    • renewable energy (RE)
    • school site design
    • U.S. Department of Energy


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