The Teays Valley (OH) Local School District is on course for energy savings by summer, according to The Circleville Herald.
The story says that the project, which began last summer, focuses on lighting replacement and new air handling systems. The story says that installations are complete in two middle schools and four elementary schools Work is about half done in the high school.
The story says that the LEDs will use 62 percent less energy and produce 73 percent more light. They also have an expected lifespan of 50,000 hours. The retrofit also includes an online portal that will enable individual room temperature control.
The Forest Lake (MN) school district’s installation of solar panels that began last autumn has progressed more quickly due to the warm winter. It ultimately will include 6,300 panels across several venues.