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LEED Schools
Westwood Elementary School
Completed in 2003, Westwood Elementary school was the first school in Minnesota to be LEED-certified. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System is a voluntary national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings. Annual energy costs at the school are 50% less than the average costs of a school that size.

Twin Lakes Elementary School
Completed in 2007, Twin Lakes Elementary school was the first school in Minnesota to achieve Gold LEED-certification. Again, the school saves 50% of its energy costs compared to a school of comparable size.