Sustainable Design of Schools in Wales

This guide is part of the 21st Century Schools Standard for Schools in Wales. Its aim is to help with understanding and applying sustainable design, focusing on energy use and carbon dioxide emissions in school design and refurbishment. It relates to other aspects of sustainability including the indoor environment, green space, attractiveness of design, quality and durability of the building and sustainability of construction materials.

This guide aims to:

  1. Complement a set of workstreams in areas such as ICT, procurement routes and space standards and helps to set the Standard for 21st Century Schools in Wales.
  2. Provide advice, not otherwise easily available, in an accessible and useful form, for a non-technical audience.
  3. Influence non-technical decision makers to better understand and commit to sustainable design.

Case Studies

Case Studies
WLGA - CLILC Llywodraeth Cynulliad Cymru / Welsh Assembly Government