HAMPTON, N.H. — Unitil, an area supplier of pure fuel and electrical energy, helps municipalities lower their carbon footprint by way of power effectivity enhancements in heating, cooling and lighting applied sciences at colleges and different public amenities.
Over the previous seven years municipal power effectivity initiatives in Fitchburg, Gardner, Ashburnham, Ashby, Lunenburg, Townsend and Westminster have realized complete financial savings of over 20 million kWh of electrical energy and 116,000 therms of pure fuel, sufficient electrical energy to energy 2,700 residential houses and pure fuel to warmth 165 houses for a 12 months.
Among the bigger municipal buildings benefiting from the work embrace: Fitchburg’s Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical Faculty; Fitchburg Excessive Faculty and town’s Division of Public Works; Lunenburg Center Excessive Faculty; and Gardner Excessive Faculty. In all instances, Unitil works side-by-side with native officers to assist determine, design and implement power effectivity enhancements.
Altogether, the initiatives certified for roughly $2 million in power rebates to help with the price of the associated conversion and power effectivity initiatives. Upgrades to those amenities embrace: LED lighting, excessive effectivity boilers and HVAC methods.
“”Unitil is a proud supporter of the Inexperienced Communities Act, and power effectivity applications like those used to enhance native colleges and municipalities present significant advantages to us all,” Unitil Media Relations supervisor Alec O’Meara stated. “We encourage all of our residential and business prospects to discover what financial savings alternatives there could also be by way of these similar applications.”