QUICK LINKS:

Harley School holds grand opening of The Commons

Updated: 04/22/2014 5:52 PM
Created: 04/22/2014 5:38 PM WHEC.com

It could be called the “barn of the future.”  In honor of Earth Day, the Harley School held an official grand opening of its latest facility called The Commons.

The Commons is a place to learn about solar energy. School leaders say the goal is to have students from Pre-K to twelfth grade operate the facility with net zero energy use.

Ward Ghory, Harley School, said, “We thought we’d bring a barn into the future. So what we have here is a structure. One wall is a greenhouse and it's got solar chimneys.”

The facility is 15, 000 square feet.

     





News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Rochester

Broken Clouds
69°
76° | 55°
  • Feels like: 69° F
  • Wind: 0mph
  • Humidity: 57%
  • Sat Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon
    86° | 60°
  • Sun Thunderstorms
    86° | 68°
  • Mon Scattered thunderstorms
    84° | 66°
  • Tue Scattered thunderstorms
    82° | 66°