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  • May 17, 2016 - Hillside ES - Girl Scouts Get Moving Journey

    by M. Barancewicz & J. Lord

    The Girl Scouts were completing their "get Moving" journey which includes learning about energy and how energy is used in a public building, in this case - Hillside Elementary.  In addition to learning about energ and auditing the energy use of the building, the girl scouts are supposed to suggest ideas to reduce energy use and environmental impact at the facility they investigated.  We were asked to provide information regarding the potential of incorporating renewable energy, this presentation helped the Girl Scouts understand some of the options.

    Hillside ES - Girl Scouts.pdf 5.95 MB (Last Modified on Monday at 2:39 PM)
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  • April 6, 2016 - K12 Energy Lessons That Work - 27th Annual Virginia Environmental Symposium @ VMI

    by John Lord

    Participants in this session were provided with six energy and environmental impact lessons that work as well as examples of how these lessons have been put into action in Loudoun County Public Schools.  The goal of this presentation was to share how these lessons were developed, share how they have been executed and received by various audiences and how others could potentially offer similar lessons in K12 communities across the state.

    K12 Energy and Environment Lessons that work.pdf 3.01 MB (Last Modified on Monday at 2:35 PM)
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  • Feb 29 & Mar 2, 2016 - Renewable Energy - Woodgrove HS Environmental Science

    by John Lord

    Mr. Fortney's Environmental Science students were challenged to consider just how Woodgrove HS would power itself with renewable energy under an assumed "No Choice but Renewables" scenario.  This presentation helped them to understand the options.

    Woodgrove HS - 2016.pdf 5.99 MB (Last Modified on Monday at 2:31 PM)
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  • November 9, 2015 - Evergreen Mill ES - Renewable Energy One to the World Project

    by M. Barancewicz & J. Lord

    Third Grade students at Evergreen Mill were told that energy sources were running out and that they were going to be called upon to be innovative thinkers and find ways to adapt on "no power day."  This presentation was made to students to help them see how renewable energy could be used at their school.

    Evergreen Mill ES - OTTW Renewable Energy.pdf 6.03 MB (Last Modified on Monday at 2:28 PM)
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  • November 4, 2015 - Liberty ES - One to the World - Renewable Energy

    by John Lord

    All third grade students in Liberty Elementary were part of this presentation which explains many of the practical information needed to understand how renewable energy might be utilized locally to make a global impact.  The presentation went well, but it was probably too much information for the students.  Future presentations of this nature were narrowed down.

    Liberty ES - OTTW Renewable Energy.pdf 14.80 MB (Last Modified on Monday at 2:22 PM)
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  • April 9, 2015 Northern Virginia Regional Commision Sustainability Network

    by J. Lord
    The Northern Virginia Regional Commission invited LCPS to present information about energy conservation and efficiency in Loudoun County Public Schools.  This is an excellent overview of LCPS efforts.  Many commission questions were answered and a particular focus was made on renewable energy use within LCPS.
    NVRC - Energy Conservation and Efficiency in LCPS.pdf 2.97 MB (Last Modified on April 24, 2015)
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  • April 1, 2015 Using ENERGY STAR tools as a Foundation for Sustainability

    by J. Lord

    The 26th annual Environment Virginia Symposium was held at the Virginia Military Institute in April of 2015.  This presentation was one of the instructional sessions.  ENERGY STAR is an excellent program which has many tools and resources available to those interested in using them.  There are, in fact, so many that having some guidance from an expert would be helpful.  As a six-time ENERGY STAR Partner Of The Year Award winner, LCPS is uniquely qualified to offer advice on the subject. 
    VMI - LCPS - ENERGY STAR.pdf 1.66 MB (Last Modified on April 24, 2015)
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  • April 8, 2014 Energy Efficiency and Conservation Auditing

    by M. Barancewicz & J. Lord
     The 25th annual Environment Virginia Symposium was held at the Virginia Military Institute in April of 2014.  This presentation was one of the instructional sessions.  We explained some of the methods used to identify opportunities to improve energy conservation and efficiency in LCPS facilities.  Thirteen audit types were discussed and several general underlying philosophies were shared.  Everyone in attendance enjoyed the presentation.
    Energy Efficiency and Conservation Auditing.pdf 2.10 MB (Last Modified on April 24, 2015)
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  • July 3, 2013 Custodial In-Service (English Version)

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    Custodians make a huge difference, not only for cleanliness, health, and safety, but also for energy efficiency.  They are often the first people in a school building in the morning and the last people to leave the building in the evening.  Each year we share best practices and encourage all custodians to be active members of the Loudoun County Public Schools Energy & Environment Team.  This presentation is also presented in Spanish.  Please feel free to contact us if you would like the Spanish version.

    Custodian InService.pdf 13.81 MB (Last Modified on February 3, 2014)
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  • June 13, 2013 Update to Loudoun County Energy Efficiency and Conservation Committee

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    The County of Loudoun and Loudoun County Public Schools have coordinated efforts in order to be successful participants in the Virginia Municipal League's Green Government Challenge and the Virginia School Boards Association's Green Schools Challenge.  The County of Loudoun Energy Efficiency and Conservation Committee is formed from members of the various departments within the government of the County of Loudoun.  This was an opportunity for Loudoun County Public Schools to give an update to professional colleagues working for the County Government.
    EMP County EECC Update.pdf 2.40 MB (Last Modified on February 3, 2014)
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  • May 23, 2013 ENERGY STAR tools for the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce

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    The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce invited LCPS to speak to chamber members.  The County of Loudoun has successfully held a Green Business Challenge for the last few years.  Many local businesses have participated.  LCPS was asked to share how the school district has been able to be so successful with its energy conservation efforts.  In an effort to give the participants a tangible, repeatable, and understandable set of tools and methods, the ENERGY STAR program and its various tools were presented as the framework for LCPS success.

    Loudoun Chamber ENERGY STAR tools.pdf 2.07 MB (Last Modified on February 3, 2014)
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  • April 10, 2013 The Energy Pyramid as a Guiding Principal in the Move to Net Zero

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    The 24th annual Environment Virginia Symposium was held at the Virginia Military Institute in April of 2013.  This presentation was one of the instructional sessions.  The energy pyramid, as described by Dennis Buffington - Penn State University Professor emeritus of agricultural and biological engineering was used as a model in moving buildings to net zero.  In addition the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Net Zero Energy Buildings classification system was used to provide the definitions used.  The presentation was very well received. 

    The Energy Pyramid.pdf 1.07 MB (Last Modified on February 3, 2014)
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  • Lessons Learned from Participation in the VSBA Green Schools Challenge

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    This Presentation was made at the 2012 Virginia School Boards Association's Annual Convention.  Loudoun County Public Schools, Gloucester County Public Schools, and Charlottesville City Public Schools were each first place winners in their respective divisions of the 2011 VSBA Green Schools Challenge.  As such, representatives from each district presented information to other districts at the 2012 VSBA convention to encourage participation in the challenge by all Virginia School Districts.

    2012-11-15 VSBA - Green Schools Challenge.pdf 1.55 MB (Last Modified on December 6, 2012)
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  • 2012 ENERGY STAR Commercial & Industrial (C&I) Buildings Partner Meeting

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    This presentation was made at the 2012 ENERGY STAR Commercial & Industrial (C&I) Buildings Partner Meeting.  It was part of Breakout session #4A. Proven Energy Management Practices from ENERGY STAR Award Winners.  The meeting agenda is available, and lists the following description: The ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year and Sustained Excellence Awards are EPA’s highest honors for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. During this session, EPA will reveal the common best practices among this year’s awardees, and you’ll hear award-winning strategies from several repeat winners.

    2012-10-11 EPA PARTNER MEETING - Behavior Based Efficiency.pdf 1.13 MB (Last Modified on December 6, 2012)
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  • Integrating Conservation and Efficiency into a New Energy Culture

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    This presentation was made as a Web Conference.  It was an agenda item on the September 2012 ENERGY STAR Commercial and Industrial Partners monthly Web Conference.  The topic for the Conference was Behavior Based Efficiency.  For more information about ENERGY STAR web conferences, please contact Walt Tunnessen at Tunnessen.walt@epa.gov

    2012-09-18 ENERGY STAR Webinar - Behavior Based Efficiency.pdf 2.10 MB (Last Modified on December 6, 2012)
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  • ENERGY STAR TOOLS

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    This presentation was made at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Virginia Energy Purchasing Governmental Association (VEPGA.)  The VEPGA Board of Directors has endorsed the use of ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager for its members.
    2012-05-04 VEPGA Annual Meeting - ENERGY STAR.pdf 1.32 MB (Last Modified on December 6, 2012)
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  • Using ENERGY STAR Tools

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    This presentation was made to the National Capitol Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers.  Along with the presentation, there was a tour or Lunsford Middles School.  The tour was highlighted on the AEE national website.

    2011-10-25 AEE - NCC.pdf 2.23 MB (Last Modified on December 6, 2012)
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  • Using ENERGY STAR for Building Performance Labeling

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    This presentation was made to the Energy Advisory Committtee of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.  The goal was to advise the Climate, Energy and Environmental Policy Committee regarding building benchmarking.  ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager was chosen as the benchmarking tool.

    2011-10-20 MWCOG EAC.pdf 2.26 MB (Last Modified on December 6, 2012)
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  • Best Management Practices in Sustainability and Design Efficiency

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    This presentation was made to the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development Design Cabinet.  This group has promoted high-quality ecological, urban, architectural and landscape design in Loudoun County since 2003.  Design Cabinet members include engineers, architects, planners and designers who come together in a fusion of creative community problem solving. 
    2011-06-10 EDC- Design Cabinet Presentation.pdf 3.02 MB (Last Modified on December 6, 2012)
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  • Energy Auditing for the K12 Student

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    This presentation was a Webinar presented in conjunction with ENERGY STAR.  The title of the training was "Capturing Efficiency Conducting Audits in Commercial Buildings with ENERGY STAR."   Click Here to view the presentation.  The LCPS section beigns at 34 minutes. 

    2010-12-10 Energy Auditing for the K-12 Student.pdf 9.92 MB (Last Modified on December 6, 2012)
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  • Using ENERGY STAR for Effective Energy Management

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    This presentation was made at the 2010 Virginia Governor's Conference on Energy. The conference agenda emphasized the role energy businesses will play in Virginia’s economic development and in securing our national energy future.  The LCPS presentation was included in Track IV: Session 28 Building and Operating High Performance Commercial Buildings — Keeping Energy Budgets Under Control.

    2010-10-14 Governor Conference on Energy.pdf 2.01 MB (Last Modified on December 6, 2012)
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  • EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award presention to School Board

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    This presentation is from the April 13, 2010 School Board meeting wherin the ENERGY STAR award was presented to the School Board.  Please click on the date to view the webcast of the presentation.

    POY_Presentation_4-13-10.pdf 2.10 MB (Last Modified on May 14, 2010)
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  • Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory Primer

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    This presentation gives some basic information regarding greenhouse gas emissions, how they are accounted for and why the World Resources Institute Standard is the best.  It was presented December 14, 2009 to the Virginia Energy Purchasing Governmental Association - Energy Efficiency Committee.

    Greenhouse_Gas_Emissions_Inventories.pdf 1.81 MB (Last Modified on May 12, 2010)
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  • Virginia School Boards Association

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    This was presented at the 2009 Virginia School Boards Association Annual Convention on November 19, 2009.

    VSBA_Presentation_11-19-09.pdf 15.72 MB (Last Modified on May 12, 2010)
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  • ESCOs - Energy Service Companies

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    This presentation was made on November 12, 2009.  It outlines some facts about the position of LCPS as it relates to the use of Energy Service Companies.  It also refers to a state-wide contract prepared by the Virginia Department of mines Minerals and EnergyClick Here to view the contract.

    Energy_Service_Companies.pdf 127.68 KB (Last Modified on May 18, 2010)
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