LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Lafayette School Corporation (LSC) officials look to save millions of dollars over the next decade in energy savings.
Administrators believe by working with an energy conservation company named Cenergistic, they can save about 20 percent of their power bills.
Superintendent Les Huddle says utility bills for the corporation are about $3 million annually.
If a contract is made, Cenergistic will train an full-time energy specialist hired by LSC. Huddle says the cost savings will hopefully be $6.2 million over 10 years.
"The potential of having an extra $600,000 without raising student fees or without raising taxes is something we have to look at," Huddle says.
Huddle hopes to bring a contract before the board at next month's meeting.
He adds the annual cost is approximately $200,000. But at worst, the district will break even because if LSC doesn't save at least that much money, Cenergistic will reimburse the difference.
Huddle says that the Tippecanoe School Corporation has worked with Cenergistic for more than a decade.
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