The Hollis Energy Committee works to reduce energy consumption and costs through active monitoring of each building, identifying inefficiencies, and updating technology.

Highlights:

2012

•    Joined the Nashua Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) in creating a regional power consortium to purchase power
      from a wholesale energy provider. This saved 2.64 cents/kilowatt-hour ($64,000 annually).

2011

•    Lighting upgraded throughout buildings, including the installation of new ballasts and motion sensors. Expected to save
      406,548 kilowatt-hours/year ($64,000 annually).

•    Comprehensive energy audits completed on all buildings offering recommended future projects. Project was 100%
      funded by more than $70,000 in grants.

2009

•    Energy Audit completed on the Police Station.

•    All town and school buildings were established in the energy management tool Portfolio Manager with data beginning
      in January 2008.