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 and demonstrating good stewardship of public resources while promoting energy efficiency through ENERGY STAR. Key 2022 accomplishments include:
- Saving more than $7.2 million in utility costs in 2022 and over $113 million over the past 30 years, as well as a cumulative reduction of more than 490,000 metric tons of CO2 over the past 30 years.
- Achieving recognition as an ENERGY STAR Certification Nation Premier Member by earning the ENERGY STAR for 26 schools in 2022.
- Selecting 28 buildings to incorporate 15 different energy conservation measures including building automation systems, solar photovoltaic arrays, LED lighting retrofits and replacements, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) improvements.
- Awarded best project in the 2022 ENERGY STAR Decarbonize Your Design Challenge for exemplifying excellence in design for energy efficiency and CO2 reductions at Elaine E. Thompson Elementary School.