Schools Saving Energy in Simple Ways

Schools Saving Energy in Simple Ways

A New York Times article writes that school districts are embracing energy conservation in an effort to meet budget shortfalls. By turning off lights, unplugging appliances not in use and installing energy efficient equipment, school districts are finding ways to reduce energy footprints and increase efficiency of our nation’s schools. School district conservation efforts are paying off as some report reduction of utility costs by as much as 30 percent.  Not only are schools saving money but these efforts are great lessons for kids in the classroom!

For more tips and resources to save energy at school visit the “At School” section of the Virginia Energy Sense website.

Read the full New York Times article here: With Post-Its and Checklists, Schools Cut Their Energy Bills

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