Energy-Services Provider Helps District Better Understand Renewable Landscape

July 2010
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jul2010, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p26
The article presents an overview of how Honeywell Co. provides Perkins Local Schools in Sandusky, Ohio a better understanding on the renewable landscape. Honeywell's analysis showed that biomass-generated heat provides the greatest savings but requires a long-term contract for the fuel. As a result, the focus was shifted to wind that allows to take advantage of a micro-climate caused by winds from nearby Lake Erie and eliminated any fuel-sourcing issue.


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