Douglas County School District, NV

Challenge Commitment
945Thousand Square Feet
Goals Progress
20%Reduction in Energy Intensity16%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)

The Douglas County School District is the 6th largest in the state of Nevada, with about 6,300 students. DCSD is currently implementing a guaranteed energy savings performance contract to target facility upgrades and infrastructure repairs.

The Douglas County School District (DCSD) serves the communities of Gardnerville, Minden, Genoa and Zephyr Cove at Lake Tahoe, nestled among the 751 square miles of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Carson Valley. DCSD is the 6th largest in the state of Nevada, and provides a high quality education to over 6,200 students. Douglas County School District is committing to a 20% energy reduction by 2020, and will retrofit approximately 944,000 square feet across eleven (11) schools and multiple support facilities. DCSD has recently completed an energy savings performance contract targeting facility upgrades and infrastructure repairs in all eleven (11) of its schools and as additional improvements are made through bond initiatives, energy efficiency standards are implemented to continue reaping the benefits of energy savings. DCDS will be highlighting their energy efficiency upgrades at the Gardnerville Elementary School which is currently under renovation.