School district earns an ‘A’ for energy savings
If energy efficiency could be graded, Alexandria School District 206 would definitely earn an A.
After a host of energy improvements made to Discovery Middle School (DMS), the school’s energy use was cut by 45 percent.
From 2010 to 2012, natural gas consumption decreased by 45 percent and electric use decreased 39 percent.
Compared to 2010 performance, the school district saved about $220,000 in 2011 and 2012, according to the state’s B3 Benchmark data.
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