Thomasville, Georgia (PRWEB)
March 30, 2017
The Thomasville City School System, located in the heart of historic Thomasville, Ga., today announced it is embarking on a comprehensive energy efficiency project that will modernize its facilities and improve the learning environment for its students. The district will partner with Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, on an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) that will save nearly $150,000 in annual energy expenses or $4 million over the life of the project.
Schneider Electric’s unique approach to ESPCs enables school districts such as Thomasville to take money that would have normally been spent on utilities and reinvest it back into its schools to achieve a variety of important goals it might not otherwise be able to afford.
“We are extremely committed to the continuous process of improving our school system so that all students can achieve success and become world-class leaders of tomorrow,” said Dr. Sabrina Boykins-Everett, Superintendent, Thomasville City School System. “Our partnership with Schneider Electric will allow us to take our schools to the next level as we continue to provide best-in-class education, athletics and arts experiences to students of all ages. We are proud to create a meaningful, comfortable and safe instructional environment that sets the foundation for life-long learning for generations to come.”
The project builds on Schneider Electric’s expertise in energy efficiency projects in Georgia. In addition to its work with the Thomasville City School System, Schneider Electric is developing nearly $100 million in energy efficiency solutions, helping clients across the…