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Energy Conservation

Energy Conservation

Raising Awareness About Energy Conservation

Be energy wise - conserve energy and water by turning off lights and tightening leaky faucet handles.

Our objectives include:

  • develop awareness at all facilities
  • reduce utility costs by at least 12%
  • conduct detailed studies of electric, gas, water and sewage usage
  • develop and monitor incentive award programs in schools
  • interface with utility companies
  • review and evaluate utility billing for HCPS

News and Events

Congratulations to Alexander Elementary School for earning the Ryan A. Raines Energy Award for the 2017-2018 school year. This award is given to a school each year who saves the most energy in memory of Ryan A Raines who was an Energy Mentor for Hillsborough Schools. School was awarded a $1,000 check and a permanent plaque to proudly display their accomplishment.

Earth Hour is a worldwide event organized by the World Wildlife Fund and held towards the end of March annually. It encourages households and businesses to turn off their lights for one hour in order to raise awareness about energy conservation. HCPS Earth Hour took place on March 28, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (or the last hour of the work day). Click here to learn more about Earth Hour.

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