Christian County Public Schools has been named an Energy Star Leader for improving energy efficiency at its buildings.
CCPS Energy Manager, Bob Valentine was quoted as saying that through this achievement, the school district has demonstrated a commitment to environmental stewardship while also lowering energy costs.
In order to be considered an Energy Star Leader, organizations are required to track and submit energy performance data for all buildings and fuel sources through EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool.
The school district is among over 200 organizations to be recognized by the EPA as Energy Star leaders.
According to the EPA, Energy Star leaders have saved over a total of $150 million on utility bills and helped prevent greenhouse gas emissions equal to the electricity consumed by nearly 95,000 homes.