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Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Energy Performance

Goal

20%

Reduction in Energy Intensity in Next 10 Years

Commitment

13

Million Square Feet

Background

Anne Arundel County Public School (AACPS) is the 4th largest public school district in the State of Maryland with a student population of 78,490. The AACPS portfolio consists of 125 schools and nine administrative buildings.

AACPS has established an aggressive 20% reduction goal in energy use intensity over ten years with a 2011 baseline as part of their commitment to the Better Buildings Challenge and dedication to the energy efficiency of District buildings. AACPS monitors and controls 98% of its facilities from a central location. New and upgraded schools are retrofitted with the latest technologies to enable the District to maximize energy savings and maintain optimum energy efficiency. AACPS will continue to expand its energy conservation goals by developing and implementing new and improved energy conservation measures and technologies, monitoring and reducing energy consumption, and developing a preventative maintenance program.