CHAPTER 1 AN INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE SCHOOLS.
Need for Sustainable Buildings.
Benefits of Sustainable Schools.
Elements of Sustainable Schools.
Putting It All Together.
CHAPTER 2 PLANNING STRATEGIES.
Selecting the Team.
Funding the Sustainable School.
CHAPTER 3 DESIGN STRATEGIES.
Unique K–12 Considerations.
CHAPTER 4 DAYLIGHTING.
Benefits of Daylighting.
Site Design and Daylighting.
Daylighting Light Requirements.
Building Design for Daylighting.
Specifics of Opening Design.
CHAPTER 5 BUILDING STRUCTURE AND ENVELOPE (Eric Corey Freed, LEED-AP).
Initial Considerations in Wall Design.
Alternative Wall Construction Methods.
Water and Moisture Control.
CHAPTER 6 HEATING, VENTILATING, COOLING, AND PLUMBING (Ron Blue, PE, LEED-AP).
Design for Natural Ventilation.
CHAPTER 7 LANDSCAPING AND SITE DESIGN.
The Third Teacher—Guest Essay, Susan Herrington.
Water-Efficient Irrigation Systems.
Miscellaneous Site Uses.
Planting the Play Environment.
Integrating Sustainable Practices.
CHAPTER 8 FINISHES, EQUIPMENT, AND FURNISHINGS.
Paints and Coatings.
Casework and Furnishings.
Computers and Offi ce Equipment.
CHAPTER 9 COST AND BIDDING PROCESS.
Alternative Project Delivery Methods.
CHAPTER 10 CONSTRUCTION.
Sustainable Job-Site Operations.
Construction and Demolition Waste Management.
Indoor Air Quality Protection during Construction.
Deconstruction versus Demolition.
CHAPTER 11 OPERATIONS.
Sustainable Schools—Guest Essay, Virginia Waik and Rosanna Lerma.
School Facilities as Vehicles for Learning.
CHAPTER 12 MAINTENANCE.
The Last Word.
CHAPTER 13 A LOOK INTO A FUTURE FOR EDUCATION.
School and Community Interface.
New Models of Sustainability.