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Growing Trend of Green Building in Higher Education
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Low-flow plumbing fixtures, passive solar design and stormwater management are increasingly frequent terms within the higher education world as universities and colleges steadily build and renovate their way toward sustainable design. Schools are unveiling high-performance laboratories with features like variable air volume fume hoods and occupancy sensors. Residence halls are receiving renovations like individual temperature controls and drought-resistant landscaping. Many campuses are installing green roofs that help to insulate buildings, reducing heating and cooling costs.

http://www.greenbuildingpro.com/articles/57-features/2029-a-look-at-the-growing-trend-of-green-building-in-higher-education

 

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