PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA – The Department of Public Works recently received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s prestigious ENERGY STAR award, the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy performance. This is the third consecutive year that Public Works has received the award. The buildings recognized include the Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building in Woodbridge, the Judicial Center and the Fire & Rescue/Voter Registration Building on Lee Avenue in Manassas.
The ENERGY STAR rating signifies that buildings are using about 40 percent less energy than average buildings, while still providing quality service and comfort to occupants. The Prince William County buildings energy performance rates in the top 25 percent of facilities nationwide.
To celebrate this achievement, Public Works sponsored an energy conservation poster contest for children. Over 200 posters were sent in from children throughout Prince William County.