26 May '11, 11am

A school where everyone learns to milk a cow: Putney School a Model for Sustainability via @sustaincity

Even with a net-zero field house, “our energy costs were $450,00 for the whole school in 2010,” said Smith. The reality of an uncertain and increasingly volatile oil market makes future net-zero projects a matter of economic sustainability and stability for Putney. Smith says that future development plans will build upon the lessons learned and data gleaned from the design, construction, and operation of the field house, serving as learning tool for future development of the school’s facilities.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/05/putney-school-builds-...

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