Tipp City, Ohio, July 26th, 2012: Mike McDaniel, Superintendent at Ashland County – West Holmes Career Center announced that the district will be implementing energy conservation projects to reduce energy usage and cost and save taxpayer dollars. Energy Optimizers, USA and MKC Associates have been working with the Career Center to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions. To implement these projects without asking for any taxpayer money, the school district is utilizing funding mechanisms through the Ohio School Facilities Commission’s House Bill 264 program.
Energy Savings for Ashland County – West Holmes Career Center
Energy Optimizers, USA has designed the Ashland County – West Holmes Career Center project to include significant energy conservation projects producing a net cash flow of $3,557 a year! The project, with less than an 11 year payback, will reduce the annual CO2 emissions by 207,693 pounds. The annual environmental impact is the equivalent of removing over 27 cars, saving 42 acres of trees, or removing 8 houses from the grid.
The $144,510 project consisted of lighting retrofits, kitchen exhaust automation and the implementation of variable frequency drives, a new air compressor, and an energy education program. Superintendent Mike McDaniel explains that, “Energy Optimizers, USA delivered excellent service from the beginning through the completion of the project.”