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Cool Stuff at Canada’s First LEED Platinum School

Wednesday September 22nd, 2010, 9:20am

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Dr. David Suzuki School under construction back in July

Dr. David Suzuki Public School, located at 6320 Raymond Ave. in East Windsor, is the first LEED platinum school building in Canada and will is highly recognized as a demonstration project, intended to provide information and inspiration for future eco-friendly building initiatives throughout Canada and beyond.

The school, which opened to students earlier this month, contains 20 proven carbon-footprint reducing technologies that make it Canada’s most environmentally friendly school.

One of many unique features to the school is that every day is a Garbage Free Day.  As a LEED platinum school, they do not have a dumpster on site for garbage disposal.

This new school’s purpose, beyond providing state-of-the-art learning and teaching conditions, is to give planners, designers and builders an opportunity to see these technologies in use.

As of Friday, September 24th, anyone in the world with internet access will be able to see how each element has been incorporated into the school and how it works, through the website www.suzukipublicschool.ca

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