Ewing Elementary School becomes the 288th KY School to become ENERGY STAR Certified

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Sep 18th, 2015

Ewing Elementary ENERGY STAREwing Elementary becomes the 288th Kentucky School to become ENERGY STAR certified as reported in this article by The Lane Report.

The new school building was completed in the fall of 2013 and designed as an ENERGY STAR compliant facility to reduce the building’s carbon footprint and lower energy costs.

“In the past 12 months, energy consumption has been reduced by 23 percent, saving the school $15,677 in energy costs,” said Terry Anderson, energy manager for Fleming County School District.

With the addition of Ewing Elementary, Kentucky is currently home to 288 ENERGY STAR certified K-12 public schools, a significant increase compared to 12 schools ENERGY STAR certified in 2008. Kentucky currently ranks second for percentage of ENERGY STAR schools nationwide.

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