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school leaders say they are looking at more ways to save money and are considering
an energy reduction plan.
plan is expected to save half a million dollars per year. The conservation
project would take money currently used for energy bills and reallocate it to
energy-saving devices. The savings gained by those changes would eventually pay
for the $5 million project.
majority of the project includes updating the lighting throughout all school
energy-efficient lighting, like LED lighting," said Alan Bacho, director of
facilities for the district. "Beyond that, a lot of it is HVAC and controls and
then some plumbing, as well."
board will vote on whether to move forward with the project on Oct. 28. Bacho
says if approved, the project would be paid for by bonds, and that it would
likely begin in January and completed within a year.