Colorado Association of School District Energy Managers


Green Schools Summit 2017
November 2, 2017
The Green Schools Summit is Colorado's only conference dedicated to convening green building industry professionals, school decision makers, educators and parents to further advance healthy, safe and sustainable schools statewide. The annual education and networking event, hosted by USGBC Colorado and organized in partnership with volunteers from the Green Schools Initiative, provides a unique opportunity to discuss how we can to create better learning environments for students. This year's Summit theme is "Making Green Schools Add Up" and programming will focus on resource efficiency in schools.

Solar Dechathlon in Denver
October 5, 2017
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition made up of 10 contests that challenge student teams to design and build full-size, solar-powered houses. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends design excellence and smart energy production with innovation, market potential, and energy and water efficiency. Simply put, there's nothing else like it.

CASDEM Is On LinkedIn!
August 21, 2017
Check out the CASDEM LinkedIn Group. A resource for us to exchange best practices and experiences.

TOP Business Practices
January 1, 2016 - CASDEM Chairperson
Testimonials offered by member school districts offer the following best business practices: * Enter into transport gas agreements to source natural gas from 3rd party suppliers, while leveraging incumbent utility for delivery * Implementation of consistent BAS designated occupancy schedules and routine monitoring * Arm occupants and trades people with building-specific energy cost and consumption data and incentivize conservation * Grant electricians time and resources to identify and retrofit non-instructional areas in which to install vacancy sensors. TOP ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURES: LED Lighting Retrofits (Exterior and Interior HIDs), Energy Design Assistance for new construction offered through Xcel Energy

The Colorado Association of School District Energy Managers (CASDEM) was formed to provide a network for public school district employees responsible for energy management. CASDEM has regular meetings and conferences where our members get together and learn from each other. Find out what's new.

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CASDEM Meeting Dates:
November 9, 2017 - Jefferson County R-1 - Golden
10:00AM - 2:00PM


ENERGY STAR Training Center
New! Energy Star Labeled Schools — Colorado
Colorado has 179 Energy Star Labeled Schools.
We have surpassed the State of Texas at 167
Florida is next with 185
California is at the top with 300 labeled schools.