Westerville City Schools has achieved a 32 percent energy cost avoidance totaling $10,405,637 since forming a strategic alliance with Cenergistic approximately six and a half years ago.

Westerville City Schools has achieved a 32 percent energy cost avoidance totaling $10,405,637 since forming a strategic alliance with Cenergistic approximately six and a half years ago.

The national energy conservation company will present the district with its Chairman's Sustainability Award at the school board meeting on Monday evening, Nov. 25. The award lauds the organization's success in implementing the company's Cenergistic energy management program, a comprehensive organizational behavior-based approach to energy conservation at all levels of the organization.

To measure and verify program success, the energy pecialist tracks energy consumption, including electricity, water, sewer and natural gas, using energy-accounting software.