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St. Louis Park adopts the Efficient Buildings Collaborative

The city of St. Louis Park has recently adapted the Efficient Buildings Collaborative in order to help increase awareness about energy usage. Parkshore along with other large buildings will have to report their energy usage to the city.

Isabel Kjaer

February 26, 2020

With its Climate Action Plan set, St. Louis Park is looking for steps to help meet their goals. Recently, it has turned to the Efficient Buildings Collaborative, which according to Energy Manager Leah Hiniker, utilizes benchmarking to keep track of the energy consumption of large buildings. “Be...

Roots and Shoots focusing on wind sourcing, clean energy

Junior Anika Hanson participates in a Roots & Shoots club discussion regarding the creation of a recycling video. The group's next meeting is Jan. 30 at 8 a.m. in A316.

Elise Riley and Isaac Wert

January 23, 2018

Senior Lukas Wrede, the leader of Roots and Shoots, said the school’s environmental club is currently leading St. Louis Park’s “Renewable Energy Work Group.” “Our main role is now to (promote) the wind sourcing campaign and clean energy in the city in general,” Wrede said. According t...

Girls’ swimming loses meet to conference rivals

Junior Lexi Lee swims the 4x100 freestyle in their 25-69 loss to Chanhassen Sept. 14.

Sophie Yarosh

September 15, 2017

After a win against Chaska Sept. 7, the girls’ swim team lost to Chanhassen with a score of 29-65. Senior captain Izzy Leviton said even though the team lost, she walked away feeling satisfied. “Chanhassen is one of the best teams in our conference, like the best team in our conference, but we ...

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