Scott County Schools
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Scott County Schools serves more than 9,000 students in 14 schools. The school district became an ENERGY STAR® partner in 2010, and has since embraced ENERGY STAR tools to make major improvements in energy efficiency and costs for the district. Scott County Public Schools is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for its effective use of ENERGY STAR tools and resources in it energy management plan. Key 2015 accomplishments include:
- Earning ENERGY STAR certification for all school buildings in the district for two years in a row.
- Avoiding $2.5 million in energy costs in the first six years of the district’s energy management initiatives, which is equivalent to the resources required to employ 12 teachers each year.
- Achieving an average 1–100 ENERGY STAR score of 89 for district buildings.
- Participating in the ENERGY STAR National Building Competition every year since 2012.
- Holding ceremonies celebrating earning the ENERGY STAR.
- Educating the district’s school board, administrators, teachers, maintenance, custodial and other support staff members and students about the financial and environmental benefits of energy management through in-person presentations and meetings.