Ingersoll Rand Team Helps Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Reduce Energy Costs 20%

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Ingersoll Rand Team Helps Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Reduce Energy Costs 20%

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Striving to reduce #energy use 20%, @CPCC college leaders turned to @IngersollRand. Success to the tune of $350K/yr.
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 10:55am

North Carolina’s largest community college needed programs to address aging infrastructure systems, reduce energy consumption, and support long-term sustainability goals. A fixture in the Charlotte area for nearly 50 years, Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) serves 70K students across six campuses and many online programs.

CPCC’s strong commitment to sustainability is evident in curriculum offerings and the new Center for Sustainability. In congruence with their educational mission and spurred by a state mandate for colleges and universities to reduce energy usage by 20% compared to 2006 rates, CPCC managers looked to transform their facilities. They turned to Ingersoll Rand and its Trane business to take a whole-building approach, addressing energy and water use, system reliability and uptime, environmental compliance, occupant comfort and safety, and more. Continue reading about how savings were achieved...


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