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Katy ISD Awarded Nearly $300K for Energy Conservation Efforts

(KATY ISD) - Katy ISD was recently awarded $254,564.39 as part of the CenterPoint Energy Schools Conserving Resources and Energy Program and $39,750 through the new Commercial High-Efficiency Foodservice Program for its energy-saving efforts throughout the district.

CenterPoint Energy SCORE Incentive

“Katy ISD is focused on reducing energy operating consumptions across the district and pursuing Energy Star Certifications for all of our schools,” said Ted Vierling, chief operations officer at Katy ISD. “The energy-saving practices implemented throughout our schools and facilities are a testament to Katy ISD’s good stewardship with taxpayer dollars.”


The SCORE Program, which started in 2006, incentivizes and

CHEF Program Incentive

encourages K-12 school districts to reduce peak electricity demand (kW) and/or reduce energy consumption (kWh) through energy efficiency projects and equipment upgrades. The CHEF Program is a market transformation program that provides incentives for Houston area businesses and schools in the commercial food service industry. CenterPoint’s Energy Star commercial equipment incentive program helps facilities with energy savings while improving kitchen efficiencies. The CHEF Program works closely with the commercial food service industry to educate and encourage the use of energy-efficient equipment.

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