(SEVIERVILLE, Tenn., Mar. 9, 2020) — Having already lowered districtwide energy use by 31 percent and looking to preserve the momentum, Sevier County School System (SCSS) announces a five-year extension of its energy conservation program with Cenergistic.
“The realized energy savings stemming from our partnership has allowed us to redirect dollars to bolster student learning for years now,” said Dr. Jack A. Parton, SCSS Superintendent. “Our partnership with Cenergistic is simply too valuable to walk away from.”
About Sevier County School System
The Sevier County School System is the eleventh largest school district in Tennessee with 29 schools and nearly 15,000 students from pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Schools in the system are accredited by Cognia and offer comprehensive instructional programs with opportunities for every student to achieve and excel. Early post-secondary opportunities abound at the secondary level and include Advanced Placement (AP), Dual Enrollment, State Dual Credit courses, Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs and industrial certifications, services for exceptional children, and many other instruction and intervention options.
Since 1986 Cenergistic has partnered with 1450+ 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.cenergistic.com.