(CENTRE, Ala.) – Looking to build off a significant 38 percent reduction in energy consumption, Cherokee County Schools announced a three-year extension of its energy conservation program with Cenergistic.

Since the program’s official start in 2015, the school system has managed to save $1.3 million, cut its utility spending by one-third and create a culture of sustainability among students and staff.

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About Cherokee County Schools

Cherokee County Schools offers more than 3,900 students of Cherokee County extensive learning opportunities, including the traditional curriculum, vocational training, and technology. Furthermore, with the many athletic programs and extra curricular activities at each school, students are assured a well-rounded, quality education.

About Cenergistic

Since 1986 Cenergistic has partnered with 1450+ educational, municipal government and healthcare organizations to achieve $5.6 billion in utility savings and cost avoidance. These strong results come from the application of Cenergistic’s organizational behavior-based strategies and are enhanced by our proprietary software platform to drive building and equipment optimization. Our energy conservation program reduces utility consumption by an average of 25% with no capital investment while maintaining or improving the comfort and quality of building environments. For more than a decade, Cenergistic has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency as ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year or Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence. To learn more, visit www.cener2staging.wpengine.com.