North Carolina school’s geothermal system makes grade

North Carolina school’s geothermal system makes grade

The school employs a number of sustainable measures, including: Solar panels High-efficiency plumbing fixtures  Storm water management  Spray-foam insulation in the building’s structure, which creates an uninterrupted air barrier Innovative geothermal systems for heating, cooling and hot water

LUMBER BRIDGE, N.C. — The 75,391-sq.ft. Sandy Grove Middle School is the nation’s first net positive leased school — meaning that it returns more energy to the grid than it consumes.

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