Gen7 LEED® & CHPS®

Sustainable by Design

All Gen7s are designed to meet the most stringent green building standards, including the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating Systems. AMS has completed both CHPS and LEED projects and is well-positioned to work with you to build a Gen7 that will meet your sustainability goals. Gen7 is the nation’s first modular school to earn CHPS Verification for New School Construction. _        


“The Gen7 classroom proves that a prefab structure can achieve the same desired high performance results as a conventional building. The green design is exemplary, offering flexibility and resource efficiency, while providing valuable long-term benefits for students, teachers, school districts and local communities.”

Bill Orr, CHPS Executive Director


The Collaborative for High Performance School (CHPS) has recognized Gen7 as the first CHPS PreFAB™ Classroom. The “CHPS PreFAB” label designates the prefabricated classroom as a healthy, high performance, green classroom that has been pre-approved for use in high performance building projects. Schools and districts can purchase the Gen7 in order to gain CHPS Verified™ recognition for new classrooms.

The Gen7 classroom scored 35 points on the CHPS PreFAB scorecard, almost double the minimum 18 points required to qualify for the designation. The Gen7 CHPS PreFAB classroom is a turnkey sustainable solution that saves schools time, money and paperwork by allowing them to purchase a DSA Pre-Approved buildings that meeting the highest green school standards.

To learn more about the CHPS PreFAB program click here.

More Ways to Save

The High Performance Incentive (HPI) Grant is available for projects utilizing the 2009 CA – CHPS Criteria. Gen7 is helping schools qualify for the HPI Grants. Contact us today to learn how we can help you earn $250,000 toward a more sustainable, energy-efficient school.