Gadsden City Schools Turns to Schneider Electric to Modernize Facilities and Reduce Annual Energy Spend by 27 Percent

Schneider Electric has proven itself as a trusted resource and partner in Alabama K-12 education. Through our partnership, we will be able to address a growing number of deferred maintenance projects that we previously did not have the manpower or funds to tackle.

Gadsden City Schools, located along the banks of the historic Coosa River in northeast Alabama, today announced it is partnering with energy and sustainability expert Schneider Electric on a comprehensive energy efficiency project that will help the district modernize its 14 campuses. The project will allow the district to drive efficiency and reduce its annual operating costs by 27 percent. These operational savings will be reinvested, helping the district to improve the learning environment for students, faculty and staff.

“We are extremely committed to modernizing our district with new technology in order to stay competitive and create a 21st century learning environment for our students,” said Dr. Ed Miller, Superintendent, Gadsden City Schools. “Schneider Electric has proven itself as a trusted resource and partner in Alabama K-12 education. Through our partnership, we will be able to address a growing number of deferred maintenance projects that we previously did not have the manpower or funds to tackle. We’re excited to reinvest the savings back into our schools and positively impact our community for generations to come.”

The $9.2 million project is being funded by an energy savings performance contract (ESPC), where utility and operational savings are used to fund the renovations. Savings will come from a wide variety of measures that improve energy efficiency and enhance the learning environment, including:


  •     Brightening classrooms with interior LED lighting and…

Article Source…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *