Receives National Energy
|Woolwich Township, NJ – The Kingsway Regional School District announced today the federal government’s ENERGY STAR Program has bestowed the prestigious ENERGY STAR Label on its Middle School building. This recognition is presented to the most energy efficient school buildings in the country. Kingsway Middle School is the first school in Gloucester County to ever receive this award!|
“We are extremely
pleased to receive this recognition from ENERGY STAR,” said Kingsway
Regional School District Superintendent Dr. James J. Lavender. “Our
energy conservation efforts are saving taxpayer dollars while also helping
protect our local environment."
district began partnering with Energy Education on a serious energy
conservation program we have reduced our energy consumption by 33%,
saved $589,000 district wide and the environmental impact is equal to
taking 358 cars off the street or planting 51075 trees in our community.
We are proud that our energy saving success is being recognized by ENERGY
The cost of utilities
is the one of the largest budget line-items for Kingsway Regional School
District, and the prices for electricity and natural gas have been steadily
increasing. To combat these rising energy and utility costs, the district
entered into a partnership with Energy Education, Inc. to implement
a comprehensive people-driven energy conservation program throughout
its buildings and campus.