North County Middle School is under construction in Vero Beach, Fla. The project is designed to meet the Gold Criteria established by the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED standards for schools. The 167,500-square-foot facility will feature student-controlled classroom lighting, recycling programs and indoor-air-quality controls. The facility also will feature low volatile organic compounds, natural lighting for 90 percent of the space; clerestory windows in media, dining, band and the gymnasium; recycled building materials including furniture; high-efficiency lighting; high-efficiency chilled water heating and cooling system; low-flow water fixtures; automatic daylighting sensors for interior lighting; "rainwater harvesting system" for irrigation; and solar panels. The architect is SchenkelShultz Architecture.