Articles: Construction

Long Island School Rebuilds in Record Time

West Babylon (N.Y.) Union Free School District school was set ablaze while the gym floor was being refinished on the final day of the school’s winter vacation.

New School Will be Both Sustainable and STEM Inspiring

The new Gloria Marshall Elementary School, opening this fall in Texas, will sport an aquatic pond, a butterfly garden, an above-ground cistern and a wind turbine.

Facilities of Environmental Distinction

The American Institute of Architects honors a few buildings that reveal environmental stewardship.

Kentucky Opens its Largest School

Warren County (Ky.) Public Schools opened the state's largest school to address the district's growing size.

Working Hard in the Big Easy

Five years post-Katrina, Paul Vallas continues to rebuild the New Orleans Recovery School District.

Two N.H. Districts Save Big with Biomass-Fueled Plants

Two New Hampshire school systems, the Pembroke School District and Winnisquam Regional School District (WRS D), are reducing their carbon dioxide emissions by transitioning to biomass- fueled plants.

Indianapolis Public Schools Pursues LEED Certification

Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) will be putting the final touches on 25 refurbished buildings that will receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

Bond-Pooling Program Provides Low-Cost Financing

For districts seeking to construct, renovate, rehabilitate or acquire land, “Eddie Tech” has made an innovative program to simplify the process of accessing low-cost financing.

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