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Tarpon Springs to move ahead with $1.2M energy savings plan



Commissioners confirmed this week the city should move ahead with a $1.2 million energy savings plan designed to cut Tarpon Springs' energy bills.

Commissioners approved the project in March but briefly revived the discussion Tuesday to address what would happen in the off chance energy company Ameresco goes out of business.

Tarpon Springs hired Ameresco to investigate 14 city buildings — from the library to City Hall — for ways to save energy. The company identified dozens of opportunities to save, including switching to high-efficiency light bulbs and upgrading the air-conditioning systems.

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[Last modified: Sunday, April 21, 2013 10:43pm]


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