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December 2014

  • It's a Wonderful Life: 2014 Year in Review
  • Your New Year's Resolution: Getting Involved with CHPS!
  • Seeking Volunteers for CHPS National Technical Committee
  • Ring out the Old, Ring in the New CA-CHPS Criteria
  • CHPS Welcomes New Member
  • Upcoming Conferences
  • This Holiday Season Shop Amazon & Support CHPS!
  • CHPS in the News

November 2014

  • Giving Thanks
  • 2015: Year of the Product Manufacturer
  • AmazonSmile
  • Tale of Two Leaders
  • More CHPS Schools
  • Workshop: Northeast CHPS 3.0 Update
  • Two CHPS-Related Workshops at CASH Conference
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • Seeking Volunteers for CHPS National Technical Committee
  • CHPS in the News

October 2014

  • CHPS Releases US-CHPS Criteria
  • Milestone Recognition for Two CHPS Projects
  • Upcoming Conferences
  • Green Ribbon Schools Grant Period Now Open
  • CHPS Welcomes New Members
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • CHPS is Hiring

September 2014

  • Green Ribbon Schools grant period open
  • Beverly Hills Passes CHPS District Resolution
  • CHPS Welcomes New Members
  • Chico (CA) High School meets CA-CHPS Criteria
  • CHPS is Hiring!
  • Free CHPS Webinars
  • Upcoming Conferences

August 2014

  • CHPS Welcomes New Board Members
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • Healthy Schools Back to School Toolkit
  • Green California Schools Summit
  • Survey on Zero Net Energy
  • CA-CHPS Criteria to be Released

July 2014

  • Thank you to our Members
  • New Green Label for Healthy and Eco-Friendly School Building Products
  • Download this Guide: Use of the Collaborative for High Performance Schools Name and Logos
  • CHPS is hiring
  • Support CHPS on Amazon Smile
  • California, mark your calendars

February 2014

  • We love our Members
  • We love our CHPS Champions
  • 2nd Public Review CA-CHPS Criteria (2014 Edition) ENDS TOMORROW
  • Free webinars
  • Green Schools National Conference

January 2014

  • CHPS Membership
  • Gear Up for the Second Public Review of the California CHPS Criteria (2014 Edition)
  • CHPS Governance Opportunities
  • Public Review Period: NE-CHPS Criteria Version 3.0
  • New MET school in Newport, RI designed for learning about sustainability
  • CHPS is this Month's Durability + Design Cover Story

July 2011

  • CHPS Opens New Headquarters In Sacramento, CA
  • Call for Speakers
  • Connecting with CHPS On YouTube
  • Best of CHPS Tweets

June 2011

  • What CHPS Recognition Can Do for You
  • Call for Speakers
  • CHPS CCI: CA-CHPS Credit WE1.0: Create Water Use Budget
  • Upcoming CHPS Trainings and Events

May 2011

  • Virginia Becomes Twelfth State to Adopt High Performance School Building Criteria
  • Free Webinar: Your Next School Can Be a High Performance School - An Introduction to CHPS for Virginia Stakeholders
  • Upcoming CHPS Trainings and Events

March 2011

  • New Partnership with California State Architect Improves Review Process and Reduces CHPS Fees
  • Bill Orr: On the Joys of Meeting the Students of CHPS Schools
  • FCHPS Releases CALGreen Addendum Version 1.1 for the 2009 CA-CHPS Criteria
  • Upcoming CHPS Trainings and Events

February 2011

  • Last Chance for California State Bonds and High Performance Incentives?
  • CHPS CCI: Decorative Athletic Floor Paints and MA-CHPS EQ 2.1 - Low Emitting Materials
  • FREE TRAINING: CALGreen, HPI Grants, CHPS: How does it all fit together?
  • Upcoming CHPS Trainings and Events

January 2011

  • CHPS Around the Country
  • Bill Orr: Fall Forward with CHPS
  • Free Webinar: Go Home with a Green Classroom-
  • Upcoming CHPS Trainings and Events

December 2010

  • CHPS Releases CALGreen Addendum for California CHPS Criteria
  • Bill Orr: Reflecting on the End of the Year
  • CHPS CCI: For the 2006 edition of CA-CHPS, how can a project be modeled to take advantage of reduced air conditioning?
  • Upcoming CHPS Trainings and Events

November 2010

  • Virginia CHPS Criteria Out for Public Review
  • Bill Orr: Fall Forward with CHPS
  • Free Webinar: Go Home with a Green Classroom-
  • Upcoming CHPS Trainings and Events

August 2010

  • New York CHPS Goes Verified
  • Bill Orr: Back to School, Back to Work
  • Post-Occupancy Study of Washington CHPS School Released
  • CHPS Adds Three New Board Members from Coast to Coast
  • Upcoming CHPS Trainings

Special Events Notice, June 2010

  • "See" You This Thursday at the Green School & University Virtual Conference

May 2010

  • What Really Grows on Trees: An Update from Bill Orr
  • Upcoming CHPS Trainings

Special Announcement, April 2010

  • The CHPS Operations Report Card is Here

Special Events Notice, April 2010

  • Celebrate National Healthy Schools Day with CHPS

Special Events Notice, April 2010

  • Get New Solutions for Green Schools in Colorado

March 2010

  • Greener Schools for Massachusetts

February 2010

  • Implementing the 2009 Edition of the CA-CHPS Criteria
  • Update from CHPS Executive Director Bill Orr: The Year of the Existing School

December 2009

  • Make a Year-End Donation to CHPS

December 2009

  • 2009 Edition MA-CHPS Criteria Second Public Review Opens
  • Northeast CHPS Criteria (NE-CHPS) 2.0 Released for Public Use
  • SICK SCHOOLS 2009 - National Report Released

Special Event Notice, October 2009

  • CHPS Trainings: Get New Solutions for Green Schools in Texas

Public Review Notices II, October 2009

  • Operations Report Card (ORC) 30-Day Public Review Now Open
  • San Francisco Training Opportunity on October 30, 2009

Public Review Notices, October 2009

  • 2009 Edition of the Massachusetts CHPS Criteria Out for Public Review
  • EPA's Lifecycle Building Challenge Winners Announced

September 2009

  • Colorado CHPS Takes Green Schools to New Heights
  • Update from CHPS' Executive Director, Bill Orr: Back to School is an Exciting Time at CHPS
  • CHPS Training: New Solutions for Green Schools in Texas

August 2009

  • CHPS Release High Performance Building Products Database
  • Make the Most of Your CHPS Membership
  • Intro to CHPS Verified Webinar

July 2009 - Special

  • Letter from William "Bill" Orr, CHPS' New Executive Director
  • Colorado CHPS Criteria Released for Third Public Review
  • Intro to CHPS Verified Webinar
  • Jobs at CHPS

June 2009

  • Colorado CHPS Released for Second Public Review
  • Funding for Green Schools Passes in the House
  • CHPS District Reports 50% Energy Savings After Modernizing to CHPS Standard
  • Roseville passes high performance resolution

April 2009 - Special

  • CHPS Launches New Website to Celebrate Earth Day
  • CHPS to Celebrate National Healthy Schools Day with a Free Healthy Schools Webinar
  • CHPS Partners with AS&U Magazine for Green School & University Virtual Conference & Expo
  • CHPS Events and Trainings

March 2009

  • Texas CHPS Criteria and California CHPS Criteria Now Available
  • Colorado Public Review Ending march 30, 2009
  • California Legislative Update: Support the Clean and healthy Schools Act
  • US Department of Energy Weinar of Advanced Energy Design Guide

January 2009

  • Colorado CHPS to Be Released for First Public Review
  • Preparing for School Facilities Funding in Federal Stimulus Plan
  • In California's Centra Valley? Come to a Free CHPS Workshop!
  • new Districts Commit to Using the CHPS Criteria
  • CHPS Partners on the Open Architecture Challenge: Classroom

December 2008

  • Districts and Schools Can Now join CHPS for Free with CHPS Registered
  • California CHPS Criteria Released for a Third Public Review
  • Texas CHPS Criteria Release for a Second Public Review
  • Chico Unified School District Passes CHPS Resolution
  • CHPS Partners on EPA's 3rd annual Lifecycle Building Challenge
  • CA's State Architect Releases Guidebook on Grid Neutral Schools

November 2008

  • Texas CHPS Criteria released for Public Review
  • Public Review of CHPS Criteria and Scorecard for Relocatable Classrooms Set to Begin
  • Lake Tahoe Unified School District Passes CHPS Resolution
  • Heroes Elementary - a CHPS Demonstration School - Officially Opens!
  • CA Board of Eduction Resolution to Encourage use of CHPS Passes

September 2008

  • Greentools 2008 a rousing success! Fifty school districts attend to learn about high performance schools
  • CHPS Technical Committee Seeking Represenation by Landscape Architects
  • CHPS Awards EPA's Lifecycle Building Challenge Outstanding Entry for School Design
  • Green Apple Awards honor leaders of green school movement
  • Join CHPS at CEFPI's 85th Annual World Conference and Expo in San Diego next week

August 2008

  • New CHPS Criteria for Performance and Operations of Schools Now Under Development
  • Open CHPS Board and Technical Committee Seats Announced
  • California passes the First State Green Building Code in the Nation
  • Join California's State Leaders at Greentools - School Scholarships Still Available
  • LAUSD Set to Install Megawatt Solar Project

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