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PUSD Green Initiative Commitee – Jan 22nd 3:30pm

Posted by movenden on January 19, 2009

green-apple-booksThe second meeting of the PUSD Green Initiative Committee will be held on Thursday January 22 at 3:30 p.m. at Beach School ’s Multipurpose Room – 100 Lake Ave. (Please note the location change.)

After an update on recent “green” efforts at the District and school levels, and a discussion of how the current budget crisis affects PUSD Green Initiative planning for this year, there will be a presentation on LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and CHPS (Collaborative for High Performance Schools) construction standards by John Nelson, the architect for the district’s Measure E bond program. The main focus of the meeting is the approval of a draft PUSD Board Policy on environmental sustainability. Topics that may be included in this policy are waste reduction, sustainability in construction and modernization, environmentally preferable purchasing, energy conservation, climate action, environmental education, and issues relating to landscaping and grounds.

The public is encouraged to attend and comment.

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