Edgerton City Hall Receives Energy Star Certification



According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Edgerton City Hall is more energy efficient than 96 percent of buildings in it's class.

The Edgerton City Hall Building has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

The City of Edgerton improved its energy performance by including energy saving improvement in its new City Hall, including three geothermal heat pumps and 11 geothermal wells, motion sensitive lighting, 56 solar panels (producing an estimated 15,000 kilowatt hours per year), on demand hot water heating, high efficiency lighting, and low flow plumbing fixtures.

EPA’s ENERGY STAR energy performance scale helps organizations assess how efficiently their buildings use energy relative to similar buildings nationwide. A building that scores a 75 or higher on EPA’s 1-100 scale may be eligible for ENERGY STAR certification.  The Edgerton City Hall received an impressive score of 96.

Key energy saving features of the new City Hall building like geothermal heating and solar panels were made possible thanks to a $100,000 anonymous donation from a citizen of Edgerton.


 


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