East / Regional Reports

Trane Helps School District Improve IAQ, Save Energy

ELKTON, Ky. - The Todd County (Ky.) Board of Education partnered with the Trane Co. on a $1.4 million project to update the HVAC systems in four of its schools.

In an article in the Kentucky New Era, Board of Education Superintendent David Eakles said, "We'd been receiving a lot of complaints about poor air quality in the classrooms, and our energy bills were very high." After talking with other districts about the situation, Trane was contacted.

The contract between the school district and Trane also provides for maintenance on the new HVAC systems. Trane said that each dollar the district spends on the new systems will come back in energy savings.

"If we don't see $1.4 million in savings in the next 15 years, it's in the contract that Trane would have to pay the difference," Eakles told the New Era.

"I've received a lot of e-mails from parents and teachers thanking us for the improvements," he said.

Publication date: 11/15/2004

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2015 ACCA Conference

Images from the 2015 ACCA Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Posted on April 8, 2015.


NEWSMakers: Clint Schreck

Clint Schreck, general manager, Columbus Worthington Air, Columbus, Ohio, discusses winning Angie’s List Super Service Award, how to handle online reviews, and much more.

More Podcasts


NEWS 05-18-15 cover

2015 May 18

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Legislation and Regulation

What legislative/regulatory issue is most important to you as a HVAC business owner?
View Results Poll Archive


2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con