Los Angeles Unified School District

Los Angeles Unified School District

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is one of the largest districts in the nation serving over 542,680 students with a portfolio of over 1,200 schools and associated centers, which include 13,500 buildings distributed across 6,387 acres of land.


PORTFOLIO-WIDE LEADERSHIP COMMITMENTS

50% GHG reduction in 10 years
20% reduction in Energy Intensity
20% reduction in Water Intensity


LAUSD IS PARTICIPATING IN THE FOLLOWING DOE PROGRAMS:

Better Climate Challenge   Better Buildings Challenge   Low Carbon Pilot
Water Savings Network   Zero Energy Schools Accelerator

LAUSD plans to meet its energy goal by leveraging some of its current programs, including: Proposition 39 (Clean Energy Jobs Act), lighting replacement and retrofits, water fixture retrofits, education and awareness programs, by expanding the current 19 MW onsite solar system, as well as participating in energy reduction incentives such as demand response. LAUSD has committed to a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across their portfolio within 10 years using a 2016 baseline. The district has completed 135 certified projects through the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) and 5 LEED certified projects.

Climate Challenge Commitment
79.6Million Square Feet
Buildings Challenge Commitment
70Million Square Feet
GHG Emissions Goals
50%Reduction in Scope 1 & 2 Emissions
Progress
Energy Goals
20%Reduction In Energy Intensity
Progress
19%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)
Water Goals
20%Reduction in Water Intensity
Progress
24%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)