Beaufort has contracted for energy-saving measures the city says will eventually save millions in energy costs.
The $3.1 million project is based on a performance contract with Johnson Controls, under which money saved from the reduced utility and operations costs will cover the cost of the work, the city said in a news release. Installation in city buildings and parks is expected to take about a year.
The components include solar panels, a chilled water system to more efficiently cool buildings, lighting and water upgrades, upgraded security and access systems, and heating and air, electrical and mechanical work.
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