Power Authority completes $5.5 million energy efficient project at Cornwall schools


CORNWALL – All five of the Cornwall
Central School District’s schools have received a total $5.5 million
energy efficiency upgrade through a partnership with the New York Power
NYPA laid out the funds for the projects and spokesman Steven Gosset said the school district will repay it, mostly through the annual savings it will incur.
The district is expected to save $300,000 annually in energy costs as a result and reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions by 895 tons a year, the equivalent of removing roughly 190 cars from the road, Gosset said.
The project, which began last year, includes a number of energy-saving measures, including the installation of new boilers and lighting controls, air-handling replacements and modifications, and the replacement of the pool cover and pool dehumidification system. The lighting was also upgrades in all five schools.