Greenbuild NEXT is first time the U.S. Green Building Council is hosting Greenbuild outside the United States. Greenbuild 2011, in Toronto Oct. 4-7, celebrates what's NEXT for green building. What innovative ideas will you bring?
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.