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Smart Kids + School = Green

What educational systems are reporting is encouraging news for the green movement.  Today’s students think green, understand the sustainable movement and have some pretty constructive ideas of their own that are being implemented in schoolyards, dormitories and cafeterias on educational campuses across the country.  This adds up to a successful formula for educational facility managers.Elaine Aye of Green Building Services sees it this way; “This generation is all about preserving the Earth.  They’re aware from a social perspective and are becoming aware of economic issues.”  As the U.S. Green Building Council has discovered, sustainable designs, energy efficiency and green practices are only as effective as mankind makes them.  Using new-age lighting systems is a great design idea but it helps to turn off the unused lights.

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