THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Crivitz School Recipient of $83,647.14 Check
Issue Date: October 16, 2013
Focus on Energy, Wisconsin 's statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, along with Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS), presented the Crivitz School District with an incentive check for $83,647.14 following the completion of several energy efficient upgrades including: lighting retrofits, variable speed drive installation, steam trap repair and replacement, vending machine controls, and a HVAC equipment tune-up.
The Crivitz School District has a long standing history of working with Focus on Energy. Previous work includes the installation of efficient lighting, computer data room cooling, and variable speed drives. Beyond completing standardized projects, the district is taking advantage of special Focus on Energy programs like the WPS Schools and Government Program, a current offer that promotes innovative energy reduction through advanced efficiency equipment retrofits. Additionally, the Crivitz School District was a recipient of a competitive $25,000 grant that was funded by WPS for energy efficiency projects.
With these projects now complete, the Crivitz School District will reduce more than 40 kilowatts of energy demand, while saving 148,967 kilowatt-hours of electricity and 6,041 Therms and enough energy to power 21 homes for one year.
Thanks to advice, guidance, and grant incentives from Focus on Energy and WPS, Crivitz School District has been able to accomplish many energy saving projects over the past 5 years. said Thomas White, Direct of Buildings, Grounds, and Transportation at Crivitz School District. Our energy consumption has gone down considerably, saving our schools money and reducing our negative impact on the environment. By our own means, these projects could not have been accomplished. We rely on assistance from organizations like Focus On Energy and programs like WPS Schools and Government to realize these goals.
Not only will these upgrades save the district energy and money, but they are also environmentally friendly. The annual environmental benefits are equivalent to offsetting 397 barrels of oil from being burned and taking 29 cars off the road eliminating more than 323,094 pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) from being released into the atmosphere.
Focus on Energy can help residents across the state identify and evaluate energy-saving opportunities in their homes and businesses, provide specific recommendations for reducing consumption, develop energy management plans, and arrange technical training opportunities about energy conservation. For more information, call 800.762.7077.