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Read this 2-page success story to learn how the Seaford School District (Seaford SD), a rural school system in southwestern Delaware, implemented an energy management plan that has reduced its portfolio-wide energy consumption by 16 percent annually, saving nearly 8.2 million kBtus of energy. As a result, the district is saving an estimated $100,000 in annual energy costs and preventing nearly one million pounds of CO2 emissions per year. Through its energy efficiency efforts, Seaford SD offsets the CO2 emissions of approximately 105 vehicles or 53 households.

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Download and print Horton's 6-page activity book. It's a Who’s guide to saving our planet for who’s of all shapes and sizes!

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Putting Energy into Profits is a 39-page guide that contains a wealth of useful energy efficiency information for small business owners, including:

Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.

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Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.

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Harshaw Trane performance contract saves Hardin County Schools $5 million and helps eight schools earn the ENERGY STAR certification.

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This five-page article introduces energy performance contracts and the corresponding benefits of using tax-exempt lease-purchase agreements as the underlying financing vehicle. It explains how to use the energy inefficiencies buried in your current operating budget to pay for energy-saving equipment.

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This 36-page briefing report provides a tutorial in the fundamentals of energy performance contracting (EPC) for policy makers who need to understand how EPC fits into the broader context of energy efficiency policy and programs.

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