Pitt County Schools is committed to saving energy and money by reducing our consumption of electricity, natural gas, and water. The Board of Education has approved an Energy Conservation Policy.The following simple, yet effective steps are examples of energy-saving guidelines our staff is being asked to follow:
Pitt County Schools has teamed up with Cenergistic to develop a behavior-based energy management program to help ensure responsible and efficient use of district resources and to reduce Pitt County School's environmental impact.Cenergistic is a technology-powered, data-driven energy conservation company. Cenergistic helps organizations reduce consumption of electricity, natural gas, fuel, oil and water. Their proven approach is built on a proprietary methodology, which optimizes client's infrastructure, improves internal processes and changes behavior to ensure that savings endure.Cenergistic earned the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 and was named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for 2009 and 2010. In 29 years, the company has worked with more than 1,350 educational, large church and health care organizations helping clients save over $3.5 billion in utility costs.Pitt County schools’ energy management program is more than just a short term “go green” project. It is a comprehensive, sustainable plan designed to address behavioral, mechanical and logistical use of our facilities in an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and be good stewards of taxpayer funds.Information on Energy Specialists for Pitt County Schools:
- Set thermostats at 70 degrees or lower when in heating mode
- Set thermostats at 74 degrees or higher when in cooling mode
- Turn off lights when leaving an area
- Turn off computer monitor(s) when leaving an area
- At the end of the day, turn off computer(s), printer(s), speaker(s), monitor(s) and other applicable equipment
- As lighting conditions allow, use natural light when possible
- Use one or two lamp switching as opposed to all lights being on when possible
- Do not turn anything on unless using it
- Assist with powering down/unplugging as much equipment as possible for extended breaks(winter, spring and summer breaks)
Fred Collard – (585) 613-5068 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fred covers Belvoir Elementary, Bethel Elementary, Chicod Elementary, DH Conley HS, Eastern Elementary, Falkland Elementary, GR Whitfield Elementary, Hope MS, JH Rose HS, North Pitt HS, Northwest Elementary, Pactolus Elementary, Wahl Coates Elementary, Wintergreen Intermediate and Primary, Stokes Elementary and Wellcome MS.
Grant Anderson – (518) 339-7947 email@example.com
Grant covers AG Cox MS, Ayden Elementary, Ayden MS, Ayden-Grifton HS, CM Eppes MS, Creekside Elementary, EB Aycock MS, Elmhurst Elementary, Farmville MS, Farmville Central HS, Grifton School, Lakeforest Elementary, Ridgewood Elementary, Sadie Saulter Learning Center, South Central HS, South Greenville Elementary, Sugg/Bundy Elementary and WH Robinson Elementary.