Kenton County School District

Ft. Wright, Kentucky

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Kenton County School District (KCSD) is a school district in Kentucky. KCSD has been engaging staff, students, and the community in energy management and energy education since 2005. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Raising the average ENERGY STAR score to 86, a two-point increase over 2019 and reducing weather normalized site energy use intensity by 13.5 percent.
  • Achieving ENERGY STAR certification at two schools in 2020.
  • Saving nearly $1.9 million in energy costs in 2020, equivalent to 47 teaching positions, and over $17 million since 2005.
  • Realizing a 50 percent reduction in energy use, lowering energy costs by 54 percent, and cutting carbon emissions by 56 percent since 2005.
  • Increasing maintenance and equipment upgrades, focusing on HVAC systems, and improving indoor air quality.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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