Hoover High School
Sustainable Academy of Building & Engineering
No longer are science, geometry, history, and English being treated as separate subjects. Instead, they are woven into a cutting-edge industrial arts program based in a new, ultra-modern shop building that is the most technologically advanced in the San Diego Unified School District.
Read more in the April issue @ City Heights Life
The 5,700-square-foot, Green Construction Technology Building on the western edge of the campus was dedicated Feb. 29. It is the first in the district to secure the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification by the Green Building Certification Institute, said Greg Quirin, program specialist with the San Diego Unified School District’s Office of College, Career & Technical Education. The designation means the facility’s design, which includes ample natural lighting and the use of solar energy, met construction standards for sustainable design and green building strategies.
“It is always more interesting to learn about a field when you can see real examples of it,” Aguilar said. “It makes it so much more engaging than if it is just out of the book.”
Read more in a February issue @ UT San Diego