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February 21, 2019 - Points of Pride

Muller Magnet Elementary School was awarded the 2018-2019 Ryan A. Raines Energy Award. As the recipients of this award, the school received a $1,000 check to reinvest in educational programs at the school site and an Energy Conservation plaque showcasing their school's outstanding accomplishment.

This award is given to a school each year that saves the most energy in memory of Ryan A Raines who was an Energy Mentor in the Division of Operations for Hillsborough County Public Schools.  

Muller Energy Saving Accomplishment
Muller Elementary Magnet reduced its energy consumption by 29 percent compared to last year. This is equivalent to one month of energy in the summer or two months of energy in the fall or winter. Approximately $27,864 of energy savings that will funnel back in the district to support schools.
 All achieved by maintaining proper HVAC & lighting schedules, and verifying all door & windows are closed.

1. Reduced electrical consumption from 1,122,929 kWh to 869,618 kWh for the year
2. Reduced total electricity cost by 29%
3. Reduced consumption rate from 18.7 kWh/SF to 14.5 kWh/SF

More about Ryan Raines Energy Memorial Energy Conservation Award
Since 2009, Ryan's parents Dwight and Laurie Raines, former Hillsborough County Public School educators, have proudly sponsored and presented this award in honor of their son's memory and to keep his legacy alive- raising awareness about energy conservation.

Learn more about the Ryan Raines Award and Hillsborough County Public Schools energy conservation objectives by visiting

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