Enid Public Schools recently received the Chairman’s Sustainability Award honoring its long-term energy program.

EPS’ conservation program is in its 30th year and has saved the district more than $8 million, according to a press release.

The energy conservation company Cenergistic presented the award to EPS Superintendent Darrell Floyd, Board of Education President Matt Sampson and Steve Peck, EPS Energy Management.

“Decades ago, Cenergistic got us started on an energy conservation program, and we’ve continued the program to the tune of millions of dollars in savings,” Floyd said. “In that time, we’ve changed the way we consume energy, and that has put us on the path toward long-term sustainability.”

Thank you Steve Peck for your leadership in saving our district valuable resources. Cenergistic presented Enid Public…

Posted by Enid Public Schools on Monday, September 21, 2020

To find savings, district personnel follow processes learned from Cenergistic engineers and experts to audit and optimize energy-using systems across the organization for peak efficiency, according to the release.

“They started long before climate change became a global priority, that kind of environmental stewardship makes Enid Public Schools one of our most successful clients ever,” said Doug Bilyeu, Regional Vice President for Cenergistic. “Reaching this level of lasting savings has had a significant positive impact for the district and surrounding community, and I am pleased to present our Chairman’s Sustainability Award.”

Read the full press release in the Enid News & Eagle here.

About Enid Public Schools

EPS is one of Oklahoma’s fastest-growing districts, serving more than 8,000 students in a supportive community of 50,000. District enrollment has increased by 1,600 students in ten years and is expected to grow by another 1,500 students by 2023.

About Cenergistic

Since 1986 Cenergistic has partnered with 1470+ educational, municipal government and healthcare organizations to achieve $5.8 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.