Sustainability for K-12 Schools, Colleges, and Universities

Champion school sustainability, both in operations and in the classroom.


  • K-12 Higher education

Many colleges, universities, and K-12 schools have emerged as national leaders in confronting the issue of climate change and working toward sustainability in their operations, classrooms, and communities. Brendle Group makes sustainability accessible and rewarding to staff, faculty, and students striving to create green schools. Our services for K-12 school districts, colleges, and universities include:

Sustainability Planning and Strategy Development: Brendle Group’s engineers, planners, and facilitators help identify goals, practices, and priorities in a whole school approach that engages the entire school district or campus community and creates targeted, quantifiable sustainability plans and strategies.

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Feasibility Studies: We assess energy options; conduct evaluations of operations; and help integrate energy efficiency, renewable energy, and smart grid solutions in district and campus applications.

Climate Action Planning and Adaptation: We’ll help you develop a wide array of climate strategies utilizing our engineering and planning expertise to develop climate action plans and a pathway to climate neutrality, mitigate impacts, and build your resiliency to a changing climate.

Green Building Design Support: Our engineers and LEED-accredited professionals will help evaluate sustainable design options, both in new building construction and renovation projects at the building, campus, or district level.

Water Assessments and Footprinting: We conduct water footprints, identify cost-saving water efficiency strategies, help schools develop water conservation plans, provide implementation support, and target funding.

Curriculum Development, Training, and Facilitation: Brendle Group trains and motivates staff and engages the entire district, campus community, or student population to help implement effective organizational change and education for sustainability.

Communications and Sustainability Reporting: We’ll help share your story with the broader community through strategic communications and sustainability reporting.