Solar Energy, School Security Considered by Highland (Ohio) BOE

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Energy cost sav­ings through solar energy and on-site secu­rity were two of many top­ics dis­cussed at the Feb­ru­ary 13 High­land Board of Edu­ca­tion meeting.

Board mem­ber John Mess­mer said the pos­si­bil­ity of solar power for the three school build­ings is being exam­ined by the board.

We’ve met with a solar out­fit over the past month sev­eral times and it looks like a good oppor­tu­nity for every­body in the com­mu­nity,” he explained. “We’ve got some more work to do on it but we hope by this time next month, we’ll have some­thing to share that we’ll be mov­ing for­ward with.”

Mess­mer said it would pro­vide a great cost sav­ings for the school dis­trict and the board will keep the pub­lic updated. Solar Planet of West­er­ville and Con­stel­la­tion Energy are the two com­pa­nies that have been contacted.

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