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Fayetteville, Ark., saves $400,000 with energy management program

by Rena Ragimova Mar 31, 2007

The Achievement

In 2007, Fayetteville, Ark., implemented an energy management program that included extensive energy conservation measures. The City also installed programmable thermostats that cost $100 each. More recently, the City has begun conducting energy audits that include a menu of action items to improve energy efficiency.

The Benefit

In the program’s first year, Fayetteville saved $400,000 in energy costs due to the emphasis on energy conservation. The $100 thermostats paid for themselves in the first month of use.

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