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Bellevue Elementary School recognized as LEED-certified

Students at Foust Elementary School in Greensboro, N.C., enjoy a lesson outside.
Nicholas L. Dixon
Students at Foust Elementary School in Greensboro, N.C., enjoy a lesson outside.

Syracuse’s Bellevue Elementary school has been recognized for its energy efficiency and environmental responsibility after numerous building upgrades and improvements. The US Green Building Council said the school’s construction, as well as its carbon, energy, water, and waste systems meet LEED certification. Dr. Weeks Elementary, HW Smith Pre-K-8 School, ITC and PSLA at Fowler are also LEED certified.

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