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crown capital eco environmental-Energy efficiency enters budget equation

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#1 Mar 18, 2013
White pipes, steel tubes and computerized equipment make up the entirety of the room that on a first glance looks like nothing more than a more high-tech boiler room. But the school¡¯s geothermal system is a little more complicated, even though the main purpose is to reduce the school¡¯s carbon footprint while saving the district money.
And money matters are what jeopardize the health of the Elyria Schools.
The district announced last month $3 million in budget cuts to stave off a projected deficit, including 59 positions — among them teachers, special education instructors and classroom aides and extracurricular programs such as the high school¡¯s TV station and seventh-grade athletics.
In addition, Superintendent Paul Rigda is just starting the arduous task of trying to convince state legislators and leaders that his idea for how to fund the construction of new elementary schools is worth considering.

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