Energy Star

Energy conservation program helps district achieve Energy Star status at all schools

Lacamas Heights Elementary School and Woodburn Elementary School have joined the ranks of the now ten Camas school buildings by earning the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification.

The Camas School District implemented a comprehensive energy management plan that has reduced its total energy consumption by 20% during the past five years, As a result, Camas has achieved the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star® symbol of environmental excellence at all ten schools in the district. The Energy Star® award for Lacamas Heights Elementary School and Woodburn Elementary School will be presented during the November 10, 2014, School Board meeting.


Energy Star Certified
All Camas Schools are members of the District’s Energy Star family and have 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.
Level 3 Green Schools
Grass Valley Elementary: This school was certified at Level 3 in school grounds. The Green Team worked to breathe new life into neglected areas of the campus and organized weeding parties to help keep areas free of invasive species. It also planned a composting center for leaves, other vegetation and kitchen scraps.


Skyridge Middle School: This school was certified at Level 3 in Waste & Recycling, Transportation, and Healthy School Buildings. The Green Team began an educational campaign and replaced all of their antibacterial spray with an all-natural, environmentally responsible alternative. The Green Team also continues to maintain the changes that they have achieved in past certifications through the implementation of recycling programs, no-idling zones, and student-led efforts to lessen Skyridge’s environmental footprint. Thanks to their efforts, Skyridge is now a healthier, more sustainable place! Sky Hawks Logo - Full Color