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Public Schools on Military Installations (PSMI) Resources

The construction, renovation, repair, or expansion of facilities under the Public Schools on Military Installation (PSMI) program is by congressional authorization, and provides funding to construct, renovate, repair, or expand public schools located on military installations to address capacity and/or facility condition deficiencies. The program ensures the children of service members are taught in environments that are safe, secure, conducive to learning, and that mirror the local standard for other schools in the region.

The Department of Energy provides the following informational resources on “Zero Energy Schools”:

The Why and How of Zero Energy Schools   

This informative presentation provides helpful links and resources that are outlined below:

Discovery Elementary School

This video, based on Discovery Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia, provides an excellent example of a net-zero school.

Advanced Energy Design Guides (https://www.ashrae.org/technical-resources/aedgs)

A Guide to Zero Energy and Zero Energy Ready K-12 Schools (https://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy19osti/72847.pdf)

Affordable Zero Energy K-12 Schools: The Cost Barrier Illusion (https://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy22osti/80766.pdf)

Efficient and Healthy Schools Campaign (https://efficienthealthyschools.lbl.gov/about)


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