3513.1 - Energy Conservation

Policy 3513.1

Business/Non-Instructional Operations

Energy Conservation

The Board of Education believes that measures should be taken to conserve energy resources and to reduce expenditures of funds for energy, while providing a safe and comfortable learning environment for all staff and students. Therefore, the Board hereby directs the administration, supported by the school staff, to continually assess the consumption of energy and implement reasonable operating procedures to reduce energy consumption in the District.

The Superintendent or designee shall maintain an energy efficiency program.

The Superintendent or designee shall regularly inspect District facilities and operations and make recommendations for maintenance and capital expenditures which may help the District reach its energy conservation goals. Further, every effort shall be made to identify funding opportunities and cost-reducing incentive programs to help the District achieve its conservation goals. 

The Superintendent or designee shall periodically report to the Board on the District’s progress in meeting its energy conservation goals. 

(cf. 7230.1 - New Construction)

Policy adopted:  April 4, 2017    
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