Springfield school district approves energy optimizer program

A new program will allow the Springfield Local School District to “use 35 percent less energy than other neighboring school districts” through energy upgrades, Akron.com reports. The Springfield Board of Education recently approved the project agreement with Energy Optimizers, USA LLC “for the purpose of furnishing certain services and work designed to improve district facilities,” according to the article. Improvements include changing out existing lighting to “energy-efficient, LED lighting, cutting the district’s power usage in half,” efficiency controls and monitoring “to better manage the district’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.” Two boilers will also be replaced; district Business Manager Dustin Boswell said “the new boilers will greatly reduce the use of natural gas and provide more reliability on the heating systems.” For more, read the full article.

Energy Efficiency