“Energy costs can be a significant line item when working on school budgets. That’s why making sound energy-efficiency investments are an increasingly valuable way to realize critical savings and positively impact your budget.”
Whether it’s controlling classroom temperatures or reducing lighting costs, SDG&E’s energy management initiatives provide a wide range of customized solutions to help lower your electricity and natural gas costs and direct more money back into your classrooms.
See Where Your Energy Dollar Goes
The chart below highlights the biggest energy users in school buildings.
This chart shows where the most energy is used in schools. Lighting and HVAC account for over 60% of energy use.
|Consider the following energy saving tips
Replace T12 fluorescent lamps and magnetic ballasts with T8 or T5 tubes.
Install occupancy sensors in general usage areas so that lights turn on only when the area is occupied and automatically turn off when the area is not.
Energy efficient refrigeration equipment can save operating costs for reach-in, walk-in, and refrigerators/freezers.
Resources for your business
|Rate Options For Your Business
A typical business is on a General Services rate schedule, which is the standard rate for your type of business. There may be optional rate schedules available to help you lower your energy bill.
Call our Business Contact Center at 1-800-336-7343 to review these optional rate schedules.
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Call toll-free: 1-800-336-7343