School District Seizes Opportunity to Save Energy and Money

Eastern Local Schools saw an opportunity to become more energy efficient in the building that houses everyone – students, teachers, staff, school board – in the Pike County district. And it seized this opportunity with the help of Ohio’s Energy Conservation Program (commonly referred to as Ohio House Bill 264) and AEP Ohio’s Prescriptive Program, which offers incentives for energy savings.

Built in 1998, the school district replaced some of its outdated lighting, added lighting and HVAC sensors and put in variable frequency HVAC drives that are netting them an estimated $3,000 per month in electric bill savings. And that is in addition to the nearly $50,000 in incentives offered from AEP Ohio.

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