Consultant Drew Rhodes of Cenergistic delivered an update on the district’s energy conservation efforts.
He said there was a success factor, citing teamwork, data, on site training, and facility audits. The idea was to change the culture of the district to create energy-use awareness. Monique Orr and Gilbert Rosas are energy conservation specialists within the district.
It’s been ongoing for about 2 years.
The money SUSD “avoided spending” is about $2 million, or 15.8 percent of costs.