Energy &Education                           NexusHenry Reitwiesner, AIA / LEED AP      Academy District 20        Thursday...
Reduce Energy Usage Reduction of Fossil-Fuel     Based EnergyHow Students are Engaged   in Energy Education
Reduce Energy UsageBOE PoliciesTrack Energy UsageElectrical Usage Reduction Incentive ProgramEPA Energy StarParking Lot Li...
Reduce Energy UsageBoard of Ed Policies        Track Energy Usageestablish priorities &      input data monthly &budget fo...
Reduce Energy UsageEPA Energy Star-            Kitchen / Food ServiceSchools                     Energy Star appliances,Be...
Reduction of Fossil-Fuel         Based EnergyAwareness from Facilities & the District5-year Energy related Capital Project...
How Students are Engaged      in Energy EducationLimitations to get to studentsGreen Teams encouraged at each schoolGreen ...
Student EngagementLimitations to students      Gardens                             five schools & communitiesGreen Teams  ...
Student EngagementUSAFA Cadets to review      Single Stream Recyclinggreen grant submittals                            gai...
For More Information             Questions?Henry Reitwiesner, AIA / LEED APSupervisor for Construction andEnvironmental Se...
OtherGreen Ribbon Schools CDE submittal for recognitionUSGBC Colorado – Green SchoolsCASDEM / CSPMA / CASBOBest PracticesG...
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Asd20 Energy Education Nexus

  1. 1. Energy &Education NexusHenry Reitwiesner, AIA / LEED AP Academy District 20 Thursday January 17, 2013
  2. 2. Reduce Energy Usage Reduction of Fossil-Fuel Based EnergyHow Students are Engaged in Energy Education
  3. 3. Reduce Energy UsageBOE PoliciesTrack Energy UsageElectrical Usage Reduction Incentive ProgramEPA Energy StarParking Lot LightsSPP Sustainability Program PlanKitchen / Food ServiceCompetition of Prototypical Designed Schools
  4. 4. Reduce Energy UsageBoard of Ed Policies Track Energy Usageestablish priorities & input data monthly &budget for sustainability distribute quarterly $4.1M utilities budgetEnergy Conservation & offset reduction measuresManagement Policy $200K annual savingsMechanical Set Points Electrical Usage Reduction 68*-72* heating Incentive Program 75*-78* cooling $100/month if lower electrical usage than same month the year before
  5. 5. Reduce Energy UsageEPA Energy Star- Kitchen / Food ServiceSchools Energy Star appliances,Began in 1997, 2 schools when replace1999, currently 19 school Biodegradable plates in High SchoolsParking Lot Lights Reduce carbon footprintturned off over breaks, & waste through Kitchenif OK w Security Dept Eco EfficienciesSPP Sustainability Energy use competitionProgram Plan between prototypical designed schoolsfrom 2009 needs updatesimplify for easier use,maybe a User Guide?
  6. 6. Reduction of Fossil-Fuel Based EnergyAwareness from Facilities & the District5-year Energy related Capital Project ListInvestigating Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal(pool heaters), Wind & GeothermalROI too low (currently)
  7. 7. How Students are Engaged in Energy EducationLimitations to get to studentsGreen Teams encouraged at each schoolGreen GrantsCommunity GardensAudits by Students for SustainabilityUS Air Force AcademyGreen Day ActivitiesSingle Stream Recycling
  8. 8. Student EngagementLimitations to students Gardens five schools & communitiesGreen Teams EMS, ATES, FHES, RRES, WRESencouraged at each school Pikes Peak Urban GardensGreen Team district level Energy Audits by StudentsGreen GrantsStudent ideas, written by “planet patrol”teachers & parents Students are powerfulCycle for summer projects messengers for energy$5K per each, 2 per school Lights on/off, unoccupied spaces, appliances, thermal comfort & recycling use Distribute energy usage & costs to schools, quarterly
  9. 9. Student EngagementUSAFA Cadets to review Single Stream Recyclinggreen grant submittals gaining popularity,Sustainability & GreenEngineering, spring 2013 especially at contract cleaning schoolsGreen Day / Green Week /Green Month activitiesactivities at each schooldistrict-widepledge & art programs
  10. 10. For More Information Questions?Henry Reitwiesner, AIA / LEED APSupervisor for Construction andEnvironmental Serviceshenry.reitwiesner@asd20.org(719) 234-1521
  11. 11. OtherGreen Ribbon Schools CDE submittal for recognitionUSGBC Colorado – Green SchoolsCASDEM / CSPMA / CASBOBest PracticesGreen Print (blueprint) Messaging

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