Energy Management

Technology and tactics for optimizing energy usage in school and university facilities.


Jonathan Hillyer
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Designing for a Greener Future

April 13, 2023
To continue to reduce their carbon footprints and meet their climate commitments, schools and universities should pay greater attention to the embodied carbon in their facilities...
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Planned building at Chico State University aims for net-zero energy

Feb. 7, 2023
The $98 million College of Behavioral and Social Sciences building is set to open in 2024.
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Putting the Healthy in HVAC

Feb. 3, 2023
A new report from two environmental groups calls for schools to install all-electric high-performance HVAC systems.
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Bethel, Conn., high school will upgrade its HVAC system

Jan. 30, 2023
Voters earlier this month approved a $4.18 million plan to improve the HVAC system at Bethel High School.
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh solar farm

University of Pittsburgh begins construction on 20-megawatt solar farm

Nov. 11, 2022
The installation is being built on 68 acres and will have about 55,000 solar panels.


Asu Green

eBook: Green Schools Digest

Jan. 1, 2023
Learn the leading sustainability strategies being employed by education facilities across the U.S.
Barrington Place Elementary School

Mold prompts Fort Bend (Texas) district to close elementary school in Sugar Land for a year

July 21, 2022
Mold growth was discovered at Barrington Place Elementary school in the chilled water piping during a routine facilities assessment.
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Solar power initiative in Indianapolis school district will install panels at 20 schools

June 20, 2022
The project would reduce district energy costs by an estimated $45 million over the next 30 years.
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Boston school district looks to electrify bus fleet by 2030

April 8, 2022
The district will add 20 electric buses in 2022-23 with a goal of replacing all diesel buses by the end of the decade.
marshall minn high

Marshall (Minn.) district wants to install solar panels at 5 schools

April 7, 2022
The panels could save the district more than $750,000 in electricity costs over the next 30 years.