Energy savings achieved through the performance agreement help pay for the school district's facility enhancements and renovations included in the contract. The Pittsylvania school system's annual energy savings total more than $300,000; initial operational savings totaled $19,000.
As part of the planned renovation, the manufacturer said it will upgrade and provide the following:
IMPROVEMENTS ALREADY"We're already experiencing improvements in the comfort level of our classrooms," said Don Johnson, assistant superintendent for business, Pittsylvania County. "Providing students with a safe, comfortable, and healthy environment is critical to our success and the success of our students."
"All 20 school buildings in Pittsylvania County will benefit from reduced energy and maintenance costs while improving the long-term sustainability of the school facilities," said John Hawker, account manager, Existing Building Solutions for Trane. "PACT offers schools energy-saving solutions that create high-performance learning environments, sustainable schools, and responsible budget and asset management."
Trane said it has been serving Pittsylvania County Schools for nearly 20 years, and serving education customers for more than 50 years.
For more information, visit www.trane.com.
Publication date: 07/03/2006