Last Chance to Submit Comments on New Operations Report Card Modules
The CHPS Operations Report Card (ORC) is a web-enabled benchmarking and continual improvement tool for existing schools. The original modules – Energy Efficiency, Thermal Comfort, Indoor Air Quality, Lighting Quality, and Acoustics – focus on the classroom environment and the first two priorities.
CHPS, in partnership with Global Green USA, has updated the Operations Report Card to include new modules for Waste Reduction and Water Conservation. These modules will round out the ORC to include two essential elements of a high performance school.
CHPS invites the public to comment on the public review document
. It includes the data that will be collected from schools, the mechanisms to collect that data, and scoring rubric to create a score based on the result of the investigation.
Comments must be submitted by January 15, 2012.
The Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) is dedicated to making schools a better place to learn. CHPS priorities are 1) to create healthy and productive learning spaces; 2) to conserve natural resources including energy, water and materials thereby saving operating costs, and 3) to minimize the environmental impact of school.
January 11, 2012 (Sacramento, CA) The public review for the CHPS Operations Report Card waste and water modules closes on January 15, 2012. ~order=2012-01-11