Voices: What Works

What Works is a collection of case histories that provides real-world examples of best practices and how to implement them.

Getting schooled on energy savings

In this installment of What Works, a Virginia school district is saving millions through a comprehensive energy plan.

Aug 2, 2016

It’s challenging enough to overhaul energy use at a single site – selecting and implementing energy-saving technology, getting personnel on board to take responsibility for their energy use, and tracking the results of energy-efficiency initiatives. Loudoun County Public Schools in Ashburn, VA, is working to optimize energy use at 98 buildings, including 55 elementary schools, 15 middle schools, and 15 high schools.

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