Constructech – Oregon Getting Green(er)
With most schools closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, remodeling and construction plans in school districts around the country have been put on hold. With classes possibly beginning again in August or September, Boards of Education are reopening some of the contracts that had been postponed and issuing new contracts for work to be done as soon as possible.
In Eugene, Ore., Ameresco, Framingham, Mass., an energy efficiency and renewable energy company, has partnered with the Bethel School District on a comprehensive energy efficiency project. Financed with a 2.37% loan, this $3.6 million energy savings performance contract will improve lighting, HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) controls, plumbing, and irrigation systems in multiple facilities as part of the District’s effort to reduce its utility and operational spending.
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