When Plano Elementary School opened in 2007 it was one of the most energy efficient schools in the country. The school’s energy use was so low that the local utility changed the meters out twice believing they were malfunctioning. This Fall 2009 High Performing Buildings article shows how Plano achieved this low energy use.
The Fayette County Public Schools facility, located in Lexington, Kentucky, proves DCV and Geothermal Systems Drive Building Design.
The Bluegrass Community and Technical College Newtown Campus Science Building's energy usage is approximately 300% more efﬁcient than the average lab, compared to the Department of Energy's database.