The Intermediate Unit coordinates the pooled resources of its local school districts to take advantage of any savings opportunities for electricity, natural gas, fuel oil and transportation gasoline consumption. By utilizing the services of a licensed broker, the energy markets are continually monitored for optimum savings and competitive bidding decisions. Heating and cooling buildings and maintaining transportation services are a very large and growing budget concern for schools nationally. The importance of understanding cost savings in this environment has never been greater.
The past several years resulted in millions of dollars being been saved on a county-wide basis. The energy market has proven to be very volatile during this same timeframe and staying current with fuel trends is a valuable service.
For more information on the Energy Consortium please contact:
Supervisor of Facilities