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Carrisa Plains Elementary School ED-GRS Selectee


This is a picture of Caririsa Plains Elementary School which has been selected as one of the 2019 National Green Ribbon award selectees.

In 2014, Carrisa Plains Elementary School underwent modernization. Contractors and subcontractors were careful to minimize construction debris, maximize construction recycling, and implement appropriate stormwater handling measures. They utilized efficient T-5 lighting, increased the insulation of the entire building envelope, enhanced daylighting, and increased natural ventilation. New carpet tiles allow for easy replacement of individual tiles and areas not carpeted use an environmentally friendly floor covering called Marmoleum. The school also added low-flow toilet valves and sink fixtures. An on-site 30kW AC photovoltaic system meets 100 percent of the school’s electricity needs. Carrisa Plains is a positive-energy campus, producing more energy than it uses in a year.

Completed Application External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) for Carrisa Plains Elementary School.

Questions:   California Green Ribbon Schools | GREENRIBBONSCHOOLS@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-2470
Last Reviewed: Monday, August 26, 2019