Resources for Schools/Campuses

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

You can filter the results by selecting one or more resource types using the form below.

A regional initiative dedicated to reducing the impacts associated with the idling of vehicles.
Basic
The Environmental Defense Fund preserves natural systems through innovative solutions in the areas of climate & energy, oceans, ecosystems, and health.
Basic
To provide information and resources on green infrastructure and its implementation.
Intermediate
The EPA Water Audits identify real and apparent water losses.
Intermediate
This simple calculator estimates how much water, energy, and money can be saved by installing WaterSense labeled products in a home or apartment building.
Basic
These recommendations provide a list of measures that local governments can pursue to act more water-consciously and to educate communities on efficient water use.
Basic
Learn about PEV workplace charging to determine if it is right for your organization, and find resources to help install and manage workplace charging.
Intermediate

ECO Modern Flats is a 96-unit multifamily rental project on a 2.9-acre site in Fayetteville, Arkansas, home to the University of Arkansas. The rental project includes both sustainable design and wellness features and has been targeted to an underserved rental market of young professionals 20 to 30 years of age.

Fleets for the Future (F4F) coordinates regional and national scale procurement initiatives designed to consolidate bulk orders of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs).
Advanced
The Fort Worth Water Department supports the Save Fort Worth Water outreach campaign to provide educational resources to residents and surrounding communities.
Basic

The Fort Worth Nature Center parking lot design provides storage areas for storm water runoff and diverting storm water runoff away from the edges of the paved areas while achieving the iSWM goals and providing the Nature Center the many benefits of bioswales.

The official US government source for fuel economy information.
Basic
Go Solar Texas compiles key resources for Texans interested in learning more about going solar, and has Texas-specific resources on best management practices for local governments to increase access to solar.
Basic
Green Globes certifies sustainable high-performance buildings while providing customized guidance throughout the process.
Advanced
The Green Infrastructure Funding Opportunities page provide information on federal funding opportunities and funding tools for green infrastructure projects.
Intermediate
The Green Infrastructure Modeling Tools model the impacts of green infrastructure on watersheds, air quality, and energy consumption.
Advanced
The Green Power Partnership (GPP) is a voluntary EPA program that encourages the voluntary use of green power as a means of accelerating the growth of the U.S. renewable energy market.
Intermediate
The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) resource guide for clean and efficient vehicles and resources.
Basic

Buffalo Bayou Promenade is a 23-acre urban park and recreation area that transformed an overgrown, trash-soaked urban greyfield into a thriving waterfront. The $15 million landmark project both improved flood control capacity and transformed a marginalized space beneath the freeway into a safe, welcoming place for pedestrians.

The International Sustainable Campus Network brings together colleges and universities from around the world to collaborate on integrating sustainability into all aspects of operations.
Intermediate
The InVEST software determines the valuation of ecosystem services and evaluates how impacts to ecosystems can alter the benefits they provide to humans.
Advanced
The Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center's mission is to inspire the use of native plants and to improve water quality, provide habitat for wildlife, and enhance human health and happiness.
Basic
LEED certifies that any type of building (residential, commercial, industrial) is considered resource-efficient.
Advanced
The Local Energy Action Search provides a customized list of actions to inform community leaders' energy decisions.
Basic

The Elmer Avenue Neighborhood Retrofit transformed a typical residential street into a model "green street" by incorporating stormwater best management practices (BMPs) that capture and filter runoff from a 40-acre area.