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Loudoun County Public Schools

Ashburn, Virginia

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), the fourth largest school district in the Commonwealth of Virginia, serves more than 60,000 students across 10 high schools, 13 middle schools, 51 elementary schools, a technology center, and an alternative education school, representing over 8.4 million square feet. LCPS is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for showing continued dedication to improving its energy efficiency while educating students about the importance of being good environmental stewards. Key achievements include:

  • Earning the ENERGY STAR for 24 buildings in 2009 for a total of 25.
  • Performing energy audits at four schools and identifying and resolving more than 190 issues, reducing district annual utility expenses by $86,000 in these four schools alone. 
  • Using EPA's Target Finder tool to ensure that all new school buildings are Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR.

  • Earning ENERGY STAR Leaders recognition in January 2010 for improving its portfolio-wide energy efficiency by 10 percent.