Resources for Schools/Campuses

This list shows all resources relevant to Colleges, ISDs, Schools, and other educational campuses.

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2030 Districts designates urban areas across the country that are seeking to foster sustainability through the built environment.
Advanced
A regional public awareness campaign and partnership that seeks to improve air quality in North Texas.
Basic
The Alternative Fueling Station Locator, from the U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, is a tool to identify alternative fueling station locations throughout the country.
Basic

The Green At College Park is a 3-acre urban infill development on the southeastern border of the University of Texas at Arlington campus. The site celebrates a defined campus edge, gateway entrance treatments, an oval lawn for organized and informal events, pedestrian promenade, animated LED lighting, recycled glass pervious paving, a drainage garden, biofilters, rain planters, outdoor classroom and layers of seating.

The Green Tracks pilot project was commissioned by the transit authority in Maryland and developed by a multi-disciplinary project team to investigate and determine the feasibility of installing and maintaining a vegetated track system on a commuter light rail in Maryland. 

The Better Buildings Accelerators demonstrate the success of innovative energy efficiency practices in an effort to accelerate investment in these areas.
Intermediate
The Better Building Challenge is a voluntary program with the goal of improving the efficiency of commercial, institutional, and multifamily buildings and industrial plants by 20 percent or more over ten years.
Intermediate
The Better Buildings Initiative is a voluntary program focused on stimulating innovation and leadership in energy efficiency in homes, commercial buildings, and industrial plants.
Intermediate
The Better Buildings Residential Network connects energy efficiency programs and partners to share best practices in an effort to increase the number of homes that are energy efficient.
Intermediate
The Better Communities Alliance facilitates the collaboration between public and private sector leaders who are committed to creating more sustainable communities by means of energy efficiency, transportation, and renewable energy.
Intermediate
BREEAM USA certifies existing commercial buildings that make sustainable improvements to their asset performance, operating efficiency, and building management practices.
Advanced

 Charles City and the Conservation Design Forum (CDF) developed a comprehensive plan to address the prevalent streets and stormwater issues. The Conservation Design Forum worked with the City to develop a permeable streets plan for a 17 block area of the City. Plan alternatives included permeable paving, parkway bioretention, bioretention intersection narrowings, and infiltration beds.

The Water Conservation Ordinance page explains how Dallas's water conservation ordinance guidelines impact outdoor watering schedules.
Basic
To outline goals and provides workable, cost-effective solutions to reduce emissions from local fleets and support regional efforts to attain federal air quality standards in the North Central Texas Region.
Intermediate
Dallas Water Utilities supports the Save Dallas Water Campaign, which offers resources and information about water conservation efforts in the Dallas area.
Basic

Klyde Warren Park is a landmark central open space, which spans the 8-lane, sunken Woodall Rogers Freeway, bridging Dallas' Uptown and Arts District neighborhoods. It is the world's largest suspended infrastructure to contain a park and provides a new programmed public space that physically, socially, and culturally connects two bustling districts. 

Seeking to lead the region in petroleum and emissions reduction measures to improve air quality and increase energy security, primarily in the transportation sector.
Basic

The 16-block Cherry Creek North retail district was designed to be Denver's premier outdoor shopping area utilizing smart and efficient landscape techniques and sustainable features. The new streetscape preserves the district's history and character, improves identity, beautifies the area, provides new lighting, improves signage, and adds beneficial connectivity for residents.

Initiated by the city of Denver on former railroad land, the Riverfront Park project was an urban infill planned comunity that included housing, retail and restaurant sapces. The project is arranged in a linear fashion between railroad tracks on one side and a 19-acre park developed by the city on the other, and is connected to the downtown by an iconic pedestrian bridge that spans the railroad tracks.

The DOE SunShot Initiative accelerates the affordability of solar energy through research and development with public and private partners.
Intermediate
Electric Vehicles North Texas (EVNT) is the electric vehicles (EV) subcommittee of the Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities Coalition.
Basic
ENERGY STAR makes energy efficiency simple by certifying energy-efficient products and new homes and by offering recommendations on how to save energy at home, in commercial buildings, and at plants.
Basic
Energy Star Portfolio Manager measures energy usage, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions of buildings.
Intermediate
ENERGY STAR Score for K-12 Schools assesses the energy performance of K-12 schools relative to their peers.
Intermediate
Energy Systems Laboratory provides innovative research on energy use, energy efficiency, and emissions reduction.
Advanced