Hosted by the Kentucky National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project and the Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence, the High Performance Sustainable Schools Workshop: Affordable and Attainable will be March 12-13, 2014, in Bardstown.

This workshop is for superintendents, finance officers and facilities directors whose district facilities plan calls for building renovation or new construction.  Agenda and registration information is at

At the workshop school administrators will:

  • learn how districts are minimizing capital outlay for facilities projects.
  • tour a renovation project that led to a 99 ENERGY STAR score in a 56-year-old school building.
  • tour a new building project, the first high school in Kentucky to qualify for ‘Designed to Earn the Energy Star’ and already exceeding performance expectations.
  • dialog with other administrators and design professionals
  • meet with exhibitors presenting technologies that support sustainable operations.
  • hear how school districts incorporate building projects into STEM curriculum

For more information, contact Pam Proctor at (859) 547-8008.