ENERGY STAR/High Performance Schools

ENERGY STAR/High Performance Schools

Since 2013, KSBA-SEMP has tracked the number of ENERGY STAR Labeled Schools in the nation and compared that with data from the U.S. Department of Education on the number of school buildings. In 2006, Kentucky had six ENERGY STAR Labeled Schools and in 2008, the number increased to eight. In October, 2017, Kentucky reached 400 ENERGY STAR Labeled Schools and that number continues to grow. Kentucky remains third in the nation in percentage of ENERGY STAR Labeled Schools illustrating the committment of local boards of education across Kentucky to implement energy efficient strategies.

Kentucky K-12 ENERGY STAR-Labeled Schools

Cover for report on Kentucky's ENERGY STAR labeled schools
Sutton Elementary School in Owensboro became the 400th ENERGY STAR School in Kentucky in October, but the number of schools gaining that certification continues to grow. The commonwealth now has 418 schools with that distinctive label. It comes from efforts by the schools. ENERGY STAR schools use 35 percent less energy and generate 35 percent less greenhouse gas than similar schools across the nation. Since 2010, the number of ENERGY STAR schools in Kentucky has grown from 68 to 418. 
 
This report includes details on every ENERGY STAR labeled school in the commonwealth.
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