Mesa County Valley School District 51: Energy performance

Energy Performance
Cumulative (vs. Baseline)26%
Annual (2017)2%
Water Performance

Better Buildings Challenge Partners strive to decrease portfolio-wide source energy use intensity (EUI) and to increase the percent improvement compared to a set baseline. Mesa County Valley School District 51's portfolio consists of almost 50 buildings and over 4 million square feet. Partner has improved energy performance by 26% from a 2009 baseline, making progress towards a goal of 30% by 2020.


Looking at the percent improvement in energy performance across all facilities can provide insight into how an organization is saving energy. Mesa County Valley School District has achieved energy performance improvement of greater than 15% at 35 of its properties. There is 1 property that has experienced an increase in Source EUI. This property has been targeted for future energy efficiency improvements.


Property-level energy performance metrics, including EUI and percent improvement to date, are critical to track progress over time and identify opportunities for additional energy savings. Mesa County Valley School District's portfolio consists of properties with  a wide range of baseline EUI values, most of which are from 75 to 150 kBtu/sq. ft. The majority of properties have shown energy improvement since 2009. The properties located near or below the 0% axis may present good opportunities for further savings.