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LEEDing the way

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The first rule of sustainability is to align with natural forces, or at least not try to defy them. Paul Hawken Theres no air conditioning. The soil on the grounds includes construction waste. Teachers hardly ever need turn on a light. The roof and parking lots are non-reflective materials that minimize heat buildup. Solar panels [...]

Once in a great while…

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Reposted from Great Education Colorado’s blog. On Saturday, I had the privilege of experiencing the alignment of stars; I attended the ribbon cutting for the new P-12 school in the Miami/Yoder district (east El Paso County). To appreciate the wonder of Saturday’s celebration, one has to travel back to a summer day in 2007, when [...]