Retrofits help county overcome maintenance staff shortages

Gegwich, Grant
March 1998
Energy User News;Mar1998, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p11
Trade Publication
Presents information on the Butte County government in Oroville, California installing a countywide building automated system, lighting controls and heating ventilation air conditioning retrofit due to equipment failures and maintenance staff reductions in March 1997. Amount the project cost; What expenses were reduced to; Comments from Richard Prater, the county's facilities manager; Where the most energy savings from all the equipment installations came from.


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