LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
The LEED® green building certification program is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of green buildings.
The U.S. Green Building Council® is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. With a community comprising 78 local affiliates, more than 20,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 140,000 LEED® ProfessionalsTM, USGBC® is the driving force of an industry that is projected to contribute $554 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product from 2009-2013. USGBC leads an unlikely diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students. USGBC is the developer of the LEED green building certification program and the convenor of the Greenbuild® International Conference & Expo.
Aspen Middle School. Aspen, Colorado
Aurora Public Schools P-8. Aurora, Colorado
Center K-12. Center, Colorado
Prairie School. New Raymer, Colorado
Prairie View Middle School. Brighton, Colorado
Sanford PK-12. Sanford, Colorado
Sangre de Cristo PK-12. Mosca, Colorado
Vista Peak High School. Aurora, Colorado
*LEED and the related logo is a trademark owned by the U.S. Green Building Council and is used with permission.
BEST (Building Excellent Schools Today)
Established in 2008 with the signing of C.R.S.22-43.7, BEST provides an annual amount of funding, in the form of competitive grants, to school districts, charter schools, institute charter schools, boards of cooperative educational services and the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind. BEST funds can be used for the construction of new schools as well as general construction and renovation of existing school facility systems and structures.
Big Sandy PK-12. Simla, CO
Center PK-12 School. Center, CO
Elbert PK-12. Elbert, CO
Fairplay P-12. Fairplay, CO
Hi-Plains PK-12. Vona, CO
Holly PK-12. Holly, CO
Idalia PK-12. Idalia, CO
Prairie PK-12 School. New Raymer, CO
Sanford PK-12 School. Sanford, CO
Sangre de Cristo PK-12. Mosca, CO
Sheridan PK-12. Sheridan, CO