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9 Tips to Better Manage Energy
  • 3/11/2014
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District Administration magazine recently reported on nine tips and tricks from district leaders and energy experts for controlling energy costs.  SchoolDude Client Clarkston Community Schools (MI) was profiled regarding their successful strategy to …

Author: Nick Mirisis

You start small and end up big.” This is Dan Caley’s mantra for introducing an energy management program to an educational organization. He knows a thing or two about managing energy. In the past 5 years since the former parole officer turned energy expert started at Rogers Public Schools in Rogers, Arkansas, they have achieved a savings of around $700,000 on actual utility expenditures. “That’s not cost avoidance, that is dollar for dollar we are down. We are down 30% of our energy use.” UtilityDirect has been a robust tool that has helped Dan promote and fund district wide projects, including a $2.2 million lighting project, that have helped achieve the savings he outlined.

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