N.C. District Cuts Power Bill by $1M

Thursday, October 4, 2012

A program aimed at lowering the costs of energy and water for New Hanover County Schools appears to be paying off.

EduCon, the company the school district partnered with last year to help reduce energy consumption and costs, says the school district save almost $1 million the first year of the program. The school board learned about the results at its meeting last night.

According to EduCon, the numbers show the school system's commitment achieved an actual cost savings of $990,000 (15.4 percent) and adjusted cost savings of $1,479,000 (21.4 percent).

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