• Green facilities design and construction retrofit for existing buildings as defined by state, regional or national certification programs;
  • Management practices, operations, and maintenance that reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, improve indoor air quality and lighting, decrease waste stream and improve water conservation;
  • Zero-waste or reduced-waste cafeterias;
  • Use of non-toxic and eco-friendly supplies and materials; and
  • Facility managers and teacher work together to use buildings, management practices, materials and supplies purchasing to teach about sustainability.