Air Conditioning Increased
Early dismissal of classes due to heat is a thing of the past as 100% of all classrooms in Des Moines are air-conditioned.
These mechanical and electrical upgrades not only provide for more comfortable and efficient classrooms, but the increased and improved ventilation also provides for healthier spaces in which to learn.
And while the number of air conditioned classrooms has increased, the energy consumption by the school district has continued to decrease.
The chart below shows the increased percentage of air conditioned classrooms in Des Moines compared to the decrease in energy usage: