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How Energy Savings Performance Contracts Can Stretch School Districts’ Budgets (and Fund Healthier Classrooms)

An interview with Superintendent Anibal Soler Reveals How Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs) have Helped Batavia City and Schenectady City Schools Fund Critical Capital Improvements By Kendra McQuilton, Chief Executive Officer of Energia Fiscal responsibility is one of the most important aspects of a school district superintendent’s job. But if the mandate is to simultaneously deliver... Read more »

Floral Park-Bellerose Elementary gets Real-World STEM Experience

Sixth Grade Engineering Club Learns Directly About Energy Efficiency (Floral Park, NY – June 14, 2022) Floral Park-Bellerose School District, participated in the Energia Real World STEM Learning/Career Exploration program, with sixth graders from Floral Park-Bellerose Elementary.  Energia partnered with the district on an Energy Performance Contract and offered the program to interested students as… Read more »

Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs):
Through a Superintendent Lens with Dr. Donald James

Energy Performance Contracts guarantee financial savings and reduce the carbon footprint of schools.  Here’s how to maximize your school’s energy potential. Schools burn a significant amount of fossil fuels on a daily basis, eating into already tight budgets and adding to the growing problem of climate change around the world today.  On top of that,

Monticello School District Kicks Off Construction For District-Wide Energy Efficiency Project

Project financial structure saves taxpayers millions (MONTICELLO, NY – April 14, 2022) Monticello Central School District, with project partner Energia, recently announced the start of construction for its district-wide energy performance contract (EPC) with Trane Technologies. The district will generate guaranteed energy savings of at least $145,000 annually, which will be used to fund more… Read more »

It’s Not Too Good To Be True: 5 FAQs of Energy Performance Contract Projects for School Districts

Energy performance contract projects are a worthwhile investment, but complex in nature. Energia answers commonly asked questions about EPCs. By David M. Newman, PE, CEM, LEED-AP, CEA. Vice President of Engineering at Energia. David has over 20 years of diverse experience in engineering project management and providing engineering services to industrial manufacturing, institutional, commercial and… Read more »

An Ounce of Prevention: How Expert Guidance Ensures the Realization of Savings from Energy Savings Projects

Energy savings performance contracts can help municipalities and school districts pay for improvement projects, but not without oversight. By Kendra McQuilton, Chief Executive Officer  Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) are powerful financing tools municipalities and school districts can use to fund capital improvement projects with money saved from improved energy efficiency and reduced operating expenses.… Read more »

Announcing Energia’s Partnership with PASBO

Energia is pleased to announce a newly formed partnership with the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO). Through this relationship, Energia will offer its unique qualifications to the Pennsylvania school districts and guide the Local Education Agencies (LEA) through the Guaranteed Energy Savings Act (GESA) process and ensure compliance with  Elementary and Secondary School Emergency… Read more »

What Makes Energia Unique?

Energia has decades of experience managing Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs) and advocating for school districts.  As energy-savings engineers, Energia has helped save millions of dollars in energy costs with their distinct set of qualities that set them apart in the industry. What allows them to successfully drive the energy savings performance contract process is their… Read more »

Improve Ventilation, Cut Energy Costs, and Enhance Student Learning … At no Cost to the School District or Taxpayer!

Association of School Business Officials of New York Education Summit included a 30-min session on June 10th at 10am from Energia’s CEO Kendra McQuilton and Business Development Manager Gregory Diefenbach titled – Improve Ventilation, Cut Energy Costs, and Enhance Student Learning…At No Cost to the School District or Taxpayer! #ASBONY 2021 Education Virtual Summit (June 7-11) Imagination & Innovation: The… Read more »