CHPS offers resources for every phase and type of project. Whether you are planning, designing, operating, specifying for, commissioning or maintaining a school, we can help you to implement best practices every step of the way.
Best Practices Manual
CHPS' most popular resource, the CHPS Best Practices Manual, was developed to help schools, districts and practitioners to achieve high performance design, construction and operation.
The CHPS Criteria
CHPS provides assessment tools for new construction, major modernizations and relocatable classrooms. Looking for your state's CHPS Criteria? This is where you will find them.
CHPS oversees the nation’s first green building rating program especially designed for K-12 schools. Schools can self-certify their school through CHPS Designed, a free self-certification program, or seek third-party verification of their high performance school through CHPS Verified.
The Operations Report Card (ORC)
The CHPS Operations Report Card (ORC) is an online tool that helps schools and districts to benchmark the current performance of existing schools, provides a report card of results and makes suggestions for improvement.
CHPS offers a variety of technical resources, including district implementation resources, the high performance products database and information about the benefits of high performance schools.
CHPS Resources Search
Not sure where to start? Search by project type or phase, or high performance school topic to find the CHPS Resource that is right for you.