Tulsa Tech is Energy Efficient

Tulsa Tech was recently awarded incentives totaling more than $20,000 from Public Service Company of Oklahoma () for its participation in PSO’s Smart Schools Program.

Smart Schools is offered by to help school districts reduce operating costs by identifying and implementing energy efficiency improvement projects. The incentive being paid to Tulsa Tech is for the installation of high-efficiency lighting and at its new Sand Springs Success Center and campus additions in Broken Arrow, as well as installation of high-efficiency at its District Services Center. The amount of the incentive was determined by the total amount of energy the new equipment will save.

The new lighting and will conserve about 240,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity per year, equivalent to the carbon dioxide emissions of more than 19,600 gallons of gasoline, according to Environmental Protection Agency calculations.

“We identified a real need for an energy efficiency program that specifically targets schools, especially as budgets are spread thin, says Kathy Champion, energy efficiency and consumer programs manager for . “By partnering with Tulsa Tech to
reduce energy costs, their valuable resources can be used for other needs.”

Updated 12-14-2010

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