Scott County Schools

Georgetown, Kentucky


Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management

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Scott County Schools (SCS) is a school district in Kentucky. SCS leveraged ENERGY STAR to engage stakeholders, district officials, custodians, teachers, and students as part of the monthly Energy Reduction Award program. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Saving more than $8.4 million since 2010, equivalent to the funds required to employ 168 teachers for one year.
  • Achieving ENERGY STAR certification at 14 schools.
  • Raising the average ENERGY STAR score to 91.6, a five-point increase over 2019.
  • Distributing monthly emails to all district stakeholders to promote ENERGY STAR and energy-saving opportunities for the school district.
  • Developing and implementing a district-wide energy savings project that lowered energy usage and energy expenses across the district.
  • Adding one new high school and one new elementary school to ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® as well as replacing the roof on an aging elementary school to increase energy efficiency.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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