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This week in CLASS Energy & Environment News

2016 Warmest Year on Record Globally The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA on Jan. 18 both announced that the Earth reached its highest temperature on record in 2016. It marked the third consecutive year the warmest global temperature was achieved. In 2016, the average global land surface temperature was the highest on record,…

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Union Gas “Runsmart” Program in Our Schools

The purpose of Runsmart is to implement low-cost or no-cost energy saving measures to optimize a building’s energy use. The incentive is as follows: For a gas consumption reduction of 5% to 10% of historical consumption, an incentive of $0.20/m³  is provided. If 10% savings is exceeded, then a reduction between 10% to 15% will…

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Global Lighting Retrofits at the SCCDSB

The St. Clair Catholic District School Board is in the process of retrofitting the current lighting in their schools to Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs). This Global Lighting Initiative is set to occur over three phases; we are currently in phase two of the project. Phase one of the project occurred over summer 2016, retrofitting 8…

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Inclement Weather during Examination Period

The Lambton Kent District School Board and the St. Clair Catholic District School Board have developed the following plan, which is to be followed in the event of disruptions to the examination schedule, due to inclement weather: Exams In the event that inclement weather forces the cancellation of buses in any of Zones 1 through…