Loudoun County Public Schools
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management
Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) is a school district in Virginia. LCPS has a long-standing commitment to reducing costs while promoting energy efficiency through ENERGY STAR® and demonstrating good stewardship of public resources. Key 2021 accomplishments include:
- Saving over $8.6 million on energy costs and avoiding 31,732 metric tons of CO2 emissions.
- Achieving ENERGY STAR certification at three new schools, 17 overall.
- Retrofitting two elementary schools with geothermal systems in place of old fuel oil boilers, as well as installing more than 2,100 kW of solar capacity at seven schools.
- Participating in the submission of two design projects to the ENERGY STAR Decarbonize Your Design Challenge, including an elementary school expected to reduce energy use by nearly 70 percent.