Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Green Learning Center Insulated With Spray Foam

Tutor Time of Melville, New York is bringing the lessons of sustainability to life – providing excellence in early education and child care in an innovative green learning environment. The building is the first child care facility in New York to fully utilize geothermal heating and cooling to operate on solar electricity with an expected Gold Standard LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. To regulate air quality, the building "envelope" has been sealed with spray foam for tight insulation. Fresh air is brought in through high-density filters in the building's energy recovery ventilators, supported by carbon dioxidesensors, to help provide a comfortable environment. Read more.

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