Retired Somerset teacher, administrator and supervisor George Todd is the Energy Manager for Somerset County Public Schools. He has been in that position for nearly a decade. He recently reported the following statement writing, "We have just completed the 115th month (9 years, 7 months) of our energy savings program. Specifically, during this period April 2008 through October 2017, our schools have saved a total of $3,242,608 or 31.7% in cost avoidance. For the month of October 2017, schools saved $19,761 or 24.2% in cost avoidance. Since April 2008, we have saved approximately 25,404,350 kilowatt hours (KWH) of electricity. Currently, a kilowatt-hour costs approximately $0.125." Careful monitoring of energy usage, numerous capital upgrades and the installation of state- of- the- art HVAC systems during numerous renovations are making a significant difference.
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