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Middle School Energy Usage

Excelsior

Excelsior is a middle school, 126,700 square foot building housing approximately 933 students and 107 staff. The building is primarily heated using natural gas boiler systems and cooled using a chiller. School water heating is natural gas. It is part of the main Linn-Mar campus electric system.

Energy Usage

Natural Gas (Therms): FY2009 – 69,507; FY2010 – 61,669; FY2011 – 59,307; FY2012 – 45,937; FY2103 – 58,570; FY2014 – 60,275; FY2015 – 49,220; FY2016 – 37,391; FY2017 – 36,475

Electricity (kWh): Electricity usage is part of the campus electricity usage.

Programs

  • Energy Audit – Alliant through Michaels Engineering

Equipment

  • High Efficiency Boiler Replacement

Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge Middle School is grades 6-8, 117,812 square foot building housing approximately 709 students and 84 staff. The building is primarily heated and cooled using high efficiency geothermal ground source heat pump systems. School water heating is natural gas.

Energy Usage

Natural Gas (Therms): FY2009 – 13,266; FY2010 – 13,277; FY2011 – 10,582; FY2012 – 13,493; FY2013 – 12,397; FY2014 – 10,627; FY2015 – 12,173; FY2016 – 11,941; FY2017 – 10,067

Electricity (kWh): FY2009 – 1,237,899; FY2010 – 1,020,800; FY2011 – 1,041,600; FY2012 – 1,029,200; FY2013 – 1,007,600; FY2014 – 1,013,800; FY2015 – 931,800; FY2016 – 946,200; FY2017 – 936,700

Equipment

  • Solar Heating system provided by Linn County REC
  • VendMiser on beverage machines