Town of Ansonia Board of Education
In 2015, The Town of Ansonia Board of Education accepted a proposal to upgrade their lighting at the high school. The proposal outlined energy savings as well as rebates and incentives from the utility company through the Energize CT program. The energy efficient upgrade to the lighting system provided The Town of Ansonia with a turn-key solution to reducing energy costs along with maintenance costs associated with their existing lights.
In 2014, The Town of Ansonia High School had a total kWh usage of 1,644,400 for the entire year, see image below. The installation of the new LED lights was complete by February 2015 and the town was able to see a reduction in energy usage as early as March 2015. Looking back at 2014 for an accurate comparison, the town used 984,800 kWh between the months of March-September 2014. After the LED lights were installed the Town of Ansonia used 720,000 kWh throughout those same months in 2015, March-September. The installation of LED lights was able to reduce the energy usage by the high school by 24% just by changing their lighting. In addition to the decreased energy usage, the Town of Ansonia was able to utilize the Energize CT program to help pay for a portion of their lighting project through rebates and incentives.