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Waterloo Schools tops 4-star ranking for energy efficiency

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Officials with Waterloo Schools say efficient energy management is translating into big savings.

The district was recently awarded 4.3 out of 5 stars for energy efficiency from the Iowa Public Buildings Benchmarking Program (IPBBP). The district saved about $1.5 million per year in energy costs across 29 buildings.

Waterloo is one of only six district in the state to top a 4 star ranking. The IPBBP rates over 1,800 public buildings in Iowa.

About 24 districts participate in the program and track their energy efficiency.

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