Smaller LEAs Can Claim Two Years of Prop 39 Funding for First EE Projects: Aug 1 Deadline

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has announced that Local Education Agencies (LEAs) with average daily attendance of 1,000 or less can submit an application for two years of funding for their first Prop 39-supported efficiency projects. The deadline for the application is August 1. The intention is to make it possible for smaller LEAs to Read more about Smaller LEAs Can Claim Two Years of Prop 39 Funding for First EE Projects: Aug 1 Deadline[…]

Prop 39 Plan Approved: Governor Signs Budget Bill

Governor Brown has signed the California budget bill, the final step in approval of the Legislature’s plan for distributing Prop 39 funds to schools in the state. Details of the agreement regarding distribution of funds, including an estimate of the amounts available in year one, can be found in a document provided by the legislature. Read more about Prop 39 Plan Approved: Governor Signs Budget Bill[…]

Green Schools Improve Health, Student Performance

According to recent research from McGraw Hill Construction, the growth in green school building is about more than saving on utility bills. According to the authors of “New and Retrofit Green Schools,” the sector is unique because to decision makers, “the impact of green buildings on the health and well being of their students is as Read more about Green Schools Improve Health, Student Performance[…]

$520 Million for California School Construction

The State Allocation Board recently announced it was awarding approximately $520 million in matching funds for shovel-ready school construction projects across the state. A list of the projects that received funding can be found here. “The State Allocation Board’s action today provides cash apportionments for 230 school facility projects throughout the state,” said Board Chair Tom Dyer. “These Read more about $520 Million for California School Construction[…]