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Houston Independent School District, TX

Energy Performance

Goal

30%

Reduction in Energy Intensity by 2015

Commitment

24

Million Square Feet


Showcase Project

Garden Oaks Elementary School
Houston, TX

Background

The Houston Independent School District is the largest school District in the state of Texas. The District provides a quality K-12 education to over 200,000 students in the City of Houston. The District is implementing a large scale, comprehensive energy efficiency project that will include behavioral initiatives, retro-commissioning, capital asset upgrades and water conservation measures. The District is committing to a 30% energy reduction by 2015 and will retrofit approximately 24 million square feet. Not only will this project decrease energy consumption, it will significantly improve learning by creating a more comfortable and conducive learning environment.

Houston Independent School District Building