ERIC Number: ED511654
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Reference Count: 0
EnergySmart Schools Tips: Retrofitting, Operating, and Maintaining Existing Buildings
US Department of Energy
Combining preventative operations and maintenance (O&M) with strategic retrofitting of building systems improves a school's energy performance. For schools with limited resources and experience, "quick wins" in O&M and retrofitting provide a valuable starting point to energy management. As a next step, strategically prioritizing long- and short-term measures produces overall returns on investment. This paper offers energy-efficient tips for retrofitting, operating, and maintaining existing buildings.
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Energy Management, Building Conversion, Educational Facilities Improvement, Educational Strategies
US Department of Energy. 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585. Tel: 800-342-5363; Fax: 202-586-4403; Web site: http://www.energy.gov
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Department of Energy, Washington, DC. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.