POSTED: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 5:02pm
UPDATED: Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 11:13am
ASCENSION PARISH, La (NBC33) — Ascension parish schools will save up to $860,000 dollars a year thanks to new energy efficient improvements.
Ascension Parish Director of Planning, Chad Lynch says over the past year contractors from Johnson Controls put in over 10 million in energy efficient upgrades.
These include automated A.C. and heating, replacing outdated parts of buildings, and installing automated lighting in classrooms.
Lynch says they expect the savings to increase more over time.