Welcome to CASDEM

The Colorado Association of School District Energy Managers (CASDEM) was originally formed to provide a network for public school district employees responsible for energy management. CASDEM recognizes that school district energy managers today have broader responsibilities for climate, environment, and people; now defined as Sustainability. 

 


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25 YEARS OF CASDEM
July 1, 2022
This year CASDEM celebrates its 25th Anniversary! 1998 - 2022

Building Performance Colorado Benchmarking
July 1, 2022 - https://www.buildingperformanceco.com/
House Bill 21-1286, “Energy Performance for Buildings,” passed the Colorado General Assembly on June 8, 2021 and went into effect on September 6, 2021. The bill requires owners of large commercial, multifamily, and public buildings 50,000 square feet or more in Colorado to report their annual energy use to the Colorado Energy Office (CEO) through ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, a free energy management tool used to track and assess energy and water consumption.

EPA Clean School Bus Program
July 1, 2022 - https://www.epa.gov/cleanschoolbus
With funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, EPA’s new Clean School Bus Program provides $5 billion over the next five years (FY 2022-2026) to replace existing school buses with zero-emission and low-emission models. EPA is offering $500 million through the 2022 Clean School Bus Rebates for zero-emission and low-emission school bus rebates as the first funding opportunity. EPA will continue to update this page with additional Clean School Bus Program funding information and educational resources.