Oregon Department of Energy, School Energy Audits, 49 Schools
R&W was hired by the Oregon Department of Energy to provide 49 Oregon Schools with an energy audit to determine weatherization, lighting and mechanical systems upgrades that can lower energy costs and create construction jobs.
R&W completed all audits ahead of ODOE’s schedule by 2 months. Recommended upgrades included new windows and doors, weather sealing, adding insulation, interior and exterior lighting upgrades, HVAC upgrades, domestic hot water upgrades, building control system upgrades and operational procedures. This included high schools, middle schools, elementary schools, administrative offices, education centers, maintenance facilities and bus barns. There were 15 school districts involved that included Bend-LaPine, Black Butte, Crook County, Hood River, Mitchell, Morrow, Sisters, Spray, Dayville, John Day, Long Creek, Monument, Prairie City, Canby and Ione School Districts.