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Wrightsville Elementary

Wrightsville Elementary School is now a national model for other districts that care about the environment and the health of students and staff. Following a United States Green Building Council outline, Wrightsville Elementary became only the second school in the state and ninth in the nation to gain Leadership in Energy and Environmentaldesign registration. Project highlights are: passive solar strategies with building orientation along an east-west corridor that provides natural light throughout classrooms, reduction in electricity use, roofing materials that reduce heat transferrence during hot days, exterior lighting design that reduces light pollution on site, water consumption reduction of 34 percent, highly efficient heating and air-conditioning, carbon dioxide sensors, high performance triple-glazed windows, an annual energy consumption cost reduction of over 30 percent, recycled building materials, air quality monitoring, and an overall efficient spacial design.