SCSD students save $13k through KiloWatch

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Celebrating a successful year of saving energy and money. Students in the Syracuse Central School District are being recognized for their KiloWatch Program that ended up saving the district about $13,000 this year.

The program has been in place for about five years and it focuses on decreasing electricity bills through the district, coming up with ways to bring the energy use down more each month.

“KiloWatch is a very unique program because it focuses not only on energy in the classrooms, but allows students to change their behavior on how they see energy saving at home,” said Kayla Conway, KiloWatch Coordinator.

One way they save is by having daylight days. SCSD takes advantage of natural light by keeping classroom lights off, opening the windows and letting the sunlight pour in.
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