Net-zero energy building a natural resources teaching tool for students

The Lenawee County Intermediate School District opened the first net-zero energy K-12 school building in Michigan in June 2013.

The Center for a Sustainable Future, 4260 Tipton Hwy., continues to be a teaching tool for students in the county, Science Consultant Leslie Coates said.

Around 140 high school students who attend classes at the building daily.

“It’s used by our students for all different aspects of agriculture and horticulture and natural resources,” Principal Shelley Jusick said. “We’re constantly evolving our program to meet the need of students in the agricultural (career) pathway.”More