Schuyler Elementary, Missouri
David Grubb, Superintendent, Schuyler County:
The previous year from September through March, we had spent $48,683. In the next school year, we spent $25,316. We have saved $23,367 to date.
In the gym, the system is almost too efficient. We keep the temperature in there about 62 to 65 degrees. With more bodies you have more body heat. The temperature goes up. The thermostat is coded that if the temperature gets up to around 68 and it's starting to get stuffy, it kicks over automatically to air conditioning. The people that have come, especially from other schools, are just amazed. You don't have all those big exhaust fans on. You don't have all that air movement. You don't have the noise. Your building is comfortabl