N.J. district saves green on energy

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The Ridgewood school district has already reaped at least $55,000 in energy savings for the 2013-14 school year, based on the calculations of an energy conservation company.

The savings are the result of the Board of Education's (BOE) decision last year to hire a new energy specialist and contract with Cenergistic, an energy savings company. The total represents roughly 19.5 percent of what the district would have spent if it had not started the energy conservation program, said specialist Michael Parigi.

Parigi and two consultants from Cenergistic attended the Jan. 27 BOE meeting to explain the results of their work.

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