Averill Park Central School District
Averill Park, New York
20% Improvement (2006)
Averill Park Central School District encompasses a 120 square mile area within a 20-minute drive of Albany and Troy, New York. The district educates approximately 3,500 students across seven school buildings; the district's building portfolio also includes one transportation department building. The district has assessed the energy performance of all of its schools and undertaken improvements, averaging more than a 20-point improvement in energy efficiency. Program components include outreach to increase student and community awareness of energy use. A partnership with ENERGY STAR and EEI (Energy Education Inc.) has helped the district avoid more than $500,000 dollars in energy costs over the past two years. Additionally, the district's main focus is to improve energy efficiency and invest the dollar savings back into education.
Averill Park Central School District joined ENERGY STAR in 2006.