First LEED Registered School in Sarasota County Opens

Kraft announces the August 2008 opening of Woodland Middle School in North Port, FL. The school is the first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Registered school in Sarasota County. The project is seeking LEED certification from the US Green Building Council.

The new school consists of multi-story buildings on a 57.12 acre site which includes wetlands. The campus includes 10 structures totaling over 215,000 SF. Amenities at the school include basketball and tennis courts, track and field soccer, football and four baseball fields. Woodland Middle School will integrate state of the art technology in the media center and instructional /encore classes. This project was on completed on time and under the approved budget.