State and National Energy Certification Programs

  • Schools across Oregon and throughout the nation are being purposeful about reducing, reusing and recycling waste and lowering their reliance on energy. Below are two programs that incentivize and recognize those efforts.

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Energy Star

Oregon Green Schools

  • Oregon Green Schools is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting schools in setting up and maintaining effective, permanent waste reduction and resource efficiency programs. Learn more at http://oregongreenschools.org.

    HSD's Green Schools are:

    • Farmington View Elementary School
    • Glencoe High School
    • Liberty High School
    • Lincoln Street Elementary School
    • McKinney Elementary School

International Certification Programs

  • Certain environmental certification programs are recognized worldwide, such as LEED. The Hillsboro School District has buildings that qualify under LEED standards.

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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

  • LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building, community and home project types, LEED provides a framework to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings.

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