Come tour the recent Green Difference Award winner, Wellesley High School.
The 28,000 square foot High School embodies the Town’s vision of delivering education in a high-performance, green building. The innovative, energy efficient school creates a healthy learning environment for students and teachers.
The public is welcome to tour the MA-CHPS certified green high school from 9-12 next Saturday, May 19. See some of the following green elements:
- 30% Energy performance beyond code
- 30% water efficiency
- 50% certified wood
- 93% recycled construction waste
- 40kW photovoltaic system
- 7000 sf green vegetated roof
- 78% day lighting and access to views
- 100,000 gallon rainwater harvesting
- 1,500,000 gallons potable water saved annually
- geothermal heating and cooling system for administration area