By Rachael Krause
Originally Published February 1, 2024, 9News
In a pioneering move to combat climate change, Denver Public Schools (DPS) is set to unveil its first all-electric school, incorporating state-of-the-art sustainability features. Located in the burgeoning northeast side of Denver, this innovative school represents a new era of environmental consciousness in education. With tubular skylights and mass timber ceilings, the building showcases sustainable design at its finest.
Spearheaded by the DPS planning and design department, the school serves as a model for future environmentally-friendly construction projects. Student involvement played a crucial role in the realization of this eco-friendly endeavor, highlighting the impact of youth activism in driving climate action policies. As DPS pioneers this progressive approach to school construction, students can take pride in knowing they’re leading the charge in the fight against climate change.