Highland Heights - LEED® Silver

Highland Heights - LEED® Silver

 LEED® Silver 2015


LEED® Scorecard


Building Features:


  • A historic school building once in disrepair, HHS now stands as a beacon of sustainability education

  • 92,465 square feet space is home to KIPP middle school, a new high school and community gathering space

  • Renovations include classrooms, science labs, computer labs, music classroom with built in recording studio, and a new cafeteria with weekend hours

  • Includes 150 geothermal wells located throughout the grounds

  • Interior and exterior lights are energy-efficient and automatically adjust to natural light levels

  • A piping loop is buried in the ground that circulates water which provides cooling in the summer and heating in the winter

  • Space completely gutted and renovated, but kept the original 1935 façade

  • Energy efficient windows

  • 26% energy cost savings

  • 32% water use reduction

  • 12% recycled content in building materials

  • 78% waste diverted from landfill

  • 14% regional materials