Germantown Friends | Germantown Friends | Science & Site

Guided by the Quaker values of community and stewardship, Germantown friends new Upper School Science LEED Gold Certified Building demonstrates a renewed commitment to these values while providing students and faculty with a state-of-the-art, light filled, and self-sustaining space to learn together. The building’s theme of “Science and Site” features Rain Gardens and Cisterns; Green Roofs; Solar Panel Arrays; Bio Labs & Chem Labs; Geothermal Heating & Cooling; Dual touchscreen dashboard on the first floor so that students and faculty can monitor, collect and store data from the building’s systems in real time; as well as a Vestibule and Upper Floor Gallery on the primary ground floor entrances for informal gathering space for students.