The district spent $3.3 million on utilities annually, with $1.9 Million being energy related. Since 2009 the district's overall utility expenditures decreased from $3.6 million to $3.3 million while adding over 194K square feet of new space, welcoming over 1,008 new students, and constant utility cost escalations. The District Energy Management Office is devoted to reducing costs and conserving a variety of energy, water and environmental resources. The resource conservation effort is a deliberate approach to manage a large portfolio of natural resources both used and wasted. The office will assist the district to become a local, regional and national leader in resource conservation management and renewable energy applications.
To be proactive stewards of our finite resources while maintaining a bright, comfortable, and safe learning environment and;
To reduce consumption/costs of natural resources such as natural gas, electricity, water, solid waste, and;
To collaborate with Capital Projects Office on new construction energy efficiency opportunities and;
To build awareness of resource conservation best practices among students and staff in collaboration with the King County Green Schools Program.
District Energy Management Office works towards minimizing utilities cost through a number of different program elements:
Executive Director of Facilities, Maintenance, Operations, Energy, Safety and Security
District Energy Management Office
Renton School District
Facilities, Operations and Maintenance Center
7812 S. 124th, Seattle, WA 98178