Schools for Energy Efficiency

Award category


Year released


Hallberg Engineering, a mechanical and electrical engineering firm, won the Inspiring Efficiency EDUCATION Award for their SEE Program. The Schools for Energy Efficiency ™(SEE) Program engages students, staff and teachers to reduce annual energy usage. It is a comprehensive initiative specifically designed for K-12 schools to save energy and money by changing behavior throughout school districts. In less than five years the SEE program has expanded into 15 school districts with an average energy savings of 10-20 percent. The 250+ participating schools have avoided $6.7 million in energy costs in only three years. More than 70 SEE school facilities have qualified for ENERGY STAR Labels, ranking these facilities in the top 25 percent in the nation for efficient operations.


IEA-2008_award-release_see.pdf (161.85 KB)