• District 65 Sustainability Efforts

    • Participation in the City of Evanston's environmental benchmarking initiative
    • Use of Neptune Water Usage Management System through City of Evanston Water department
    • 70% of natural gas boilers upgraded to Benchmark Natural Gas Fired Boiler System
    • Building Automation System that enables control of occupied and unoccupied times for use of HVAC systems
    • Motion activated lighting in many school hallways and classrooms
    • Use of Green Seal cleaning products
    • Water fountains with bottle filler to encourage reusable water bottle use
    • Low flow faucets and flush valves in washrooms
    • Integrated Pest Management practices
    • Energy Manager on staff part-time monitoring utility bills and conducting building audits
    • Energy Star buildings
    • Edible gardens at many D65 schools