Project: Energy Saving Audits of the following schools:
Client: New Orleans, Louisiana (NOLA) Schools
Scope: The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) was asked by Global Green USA, the US affiliate of Green Cross International, to conduct a comprehensive energy audit of the International School of Louisiana, located in New Orleans, as part of its Green Seed Schools program (description available on Global Green's website).
NREL contracted with Celtic Energy, Inc., a long time NREL consultant, who partnered with EMO Energy Solutions to conduct a comprehensive audit in only 30 days. The audit identified many different energy efficiency and renewable energy opportunities which will improve the learning environment for students, and save this school almost 60% of its costs.
CEI also assisted NREL with audits on three other schools, identifying significant HVAC and lighting opportunities.
Energy conservation measures to be implemented include: